BRIAN ROBISON NEWS

Brian Robison says Vikings still can make playoffs

The Vikings enter Sunday afternoon's game against favored Buffalo with a 2-4 record, but veteran defensive end Brian Robison still believes Minnesota can make the playoffs. "Being 2-4 now, in order to give yourself a chance for the playoffs, you need to be in that 10-6 range," Robison said. "That means we need to try to finish 8-2. I'm not trying to look forward...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Robison: Some of my teammates checked out on Thursday

Vikings defensive end Brian Robison says he believes some of his teammates “checked out” during this past Thursday’s blow out loss to the Packers. “I just felt like at times last night that they had more of a will to win that game than we did, and that can never happen when you’re playing in a game,” Robison said. Robison wasn’t very happy about the mood of the locker...
Via Pro Football Zone
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Robison: Thursday was 'like some people had checked out'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --€“ Brian Robison is the third-longest tenured member of the Minnesota Vikings and assumed more of a leadership role in the locker room and with the defense with long-time standouts Jared Allen and Kevin Williams now gone. Robison can always be found by his locker, willing to speak with the media through good times and bad and isn't afraid to share his...
Via Fox Sports North
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings 4-man rush could be problematic

Photo from Fansided.comOn Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings ripped apart the St. Louis Rams by a score of 34-6 and a lot of it had to do with the Vikings defense. According to to Pro Football Focus, the Vikings were able to generate pressure on 17 of 41 plays when rushing 4. While it may have taken a little while for their best pass rushers, Everson Griffen and Brian Robison, to generate...
Via Patriots Life
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings camp preview: defensive line

The defensive line was pretty below average last season, with just Brian Robison and Everson Griffin playing well enough for positive grades by Pro Football Focus. The line was poor against the pass and miserable against the run. Enter new head coach Mike Zimmer, who had excelled with the Cincinnati Bengals. Zimmer was especially good at wringing every last bit of productivity out...
Via cover32 - Vikings
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Vikings
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Crichton signs with Vikings, ready to learn under Robison

Coming into the NFL Draft, Scott Crichton was compared to Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison. Now Crichton will get the chance to learn under Robison, after being selected in the third round by Minnesota and signing his rookie contract with the Vikings. Crichton tweeted the news Wednesday evening and the team officially announced the signing on Thursday. A 273-pound defensive...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Robison pondering new role as line leader

With the exodus of Jared Allen, Kevin Williams and Letroy Guion, Brian Robison is not only the sole returning starter, he is elder statesman of the defensive line. He said he has thought about his new role in that regard often in the past few months.
Via min.scout.com
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Robison wants to start but expects competition from Corey Wootton

Brian Robison is looking to start for the Vikings at defensive end. He figures Corey Wootton will show up with the same idea. The Vikings signed Wootton last week as a free agent from Chicago. Wootton started 15 games in 2013 with the Bears while Robison started all 16 for the Vikings. The preferred spot for both is at left defensive end. "I believe that you never have your...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Floyd ready for big step forward

Sharrif Floyd is expected to be Kevin Williams’ replacement. Brian Robison talked about the progress he saw in Floyd throughout his first season in the NFL.
Via min.scout.com
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Youth movement in full effect on Vikings defensive line

Brian Robison's spot in the Minnesota Vikings' locker room has been right next to Kevin Williams and Jared Allen the past few years. Robison grew into an every-game starter playing alongside Williams and Allen, and has often talked about the tutelage provided by the two multiple All-Pros. When Robison looks to his left and right in the locker room now, he will have someone...
Via Fox Sports North
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Youth movement in full effect on Vikings defensive line

Brian Robison is the only returning starter on Minnesota's defensive line. At a soon-to-be 31, he's also the veteran and leader of a young, hungry group.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Robison and Jerome Felton Are Having a Fish-Off

For whatever reason, Brian Robison and Jerome Felton have been having an off-season Twitter battle. It all started early in free agency where Felton started commenting about all the defensive players who had received contracts for the Vikings, as the team rightfully understood that they needed to beef up that side of the ball. In doing so, he drew the attention of defensive end...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Robison on board if Vikings go 3-4

Brian Robison is ready and willing to make the transition to a 3-4 defense if that’s what Mike Zimmer ends up deciding. It would likely bring some changes in Robison’s responsibilities.
Via min.scout.com
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen won't be back in a Vikings uniform

Brian Robison earned a contract extension in the middle of the 2013 season with probably the best performance of his career, posting a career-high nine sacks and returning a fumble 61 yards for a touchdown on Sept. 15 against the Bears. And for as much as he struggled early in the season, Jared Allen closed the year on a tear, posting 6 1/2 sacks in the Vikings' final five...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Robison, Allen slugging out sack competition

Brian Robison is pushing Jared Allen for the team’s sack lead, and Robison’s progression has made for a healthy competition between the two defensive ends.
Via min.scout.com
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Robison on a roll, already at career high

Brian Robison is tied with Jared Allen for the sack lead this season, saying “the student is trying to beat the master.” But Robison is earning respect for more than just sacks and is gaining recognition from the competition.
Via min.scout.com
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Robison creating pressure in many ways

Even if the sack stats aren’t there, Brian Robison has become a well-rounded pass rusher, finding ways to disrupt the quarterback in many forms and leading the league in hurries.
Via min.scout.com
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Sacks and takeaways now missing for Vikings defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Brian Robison could see the eyes of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson on Sunday and see the second-year quarterback transfixed on the Minnesota Vikings pass rush being supplied by Robison and the rest of the defensive line. Robison and his teammates were putting pressure on Wilson, who would ultimately make a move and evade the rush. Minnesota finished with...
Via Fox Sports North
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Sacks and takeaways now missing for Vikings defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Brian Robison could see the eyes of Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson on Sunday and see the second-year quarterback transfixed on the Minnesota Vikings pass rush being supplied by Robison and the rest of the defensive line. Robison and his teammates were putting pressure on Wilson, who would ultimately make a move and evade the rush. Minnesota finished with...
Via Fox Sports North
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings DC defends late-game strategy on losing drive

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams said he understands defensive lineman Brian Robinson and Kevin Williams frustration over conservative play calling during the team’s 27-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. “I don’t take that in a negative way at all. Our guys are competitive. They put a lot of work in. Good players, they want to know why,” Williams...
Via Sports-Glory
November 06, 2013  |  1 Comment

Cracks begin to show, but Vikings show unified front on Monday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The first cracks in a locker room that has stayed together through some very tough times in coach Leslie Frazier's tenure started to show for the Minnesota Vikings after Sunday's 27-23 loss at Dallas. Two of Minnesota's defensive leaders, defensive end Brian Robison and Kevin Williams, reportedly took issue with the some of the play calling, offensively...
Via Fox Sports North
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Cracks begin to show, but Vikings show unified front on Monday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The first cracks in a locker room that has stayed together through some very tough times in coach Leslie Frazier's tenure started to show for the Minnesota Vikings after Sunday's 27-23 loss at Dallas. Two of Minnesota's defensive leaders, defensive end Brian Robison and Kevin Williams, reportedly took issue with the some of the play calling, offensively...
Via Fox Sports North
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Defense frustrated after rare Romo moment

Brian Robison didn’t back away from his comments after Sunday’s game. What Tony Romo did hasn’t happened in a long time for him, but it has happened too often to the Vikings this year.
Via min.scout.com
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings players question late-game defensive strategy

Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Alan Williams is being questioned for his conservative strategy late in Sunday’s 27-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Williams dropped a defender into coverage while having only three pass rushers attack Dallas quarterback Tony Romo, whom was pressured by the Vikings for most of the day. Romo dissected Minnesota’s defense on a nine-play, 90...
Via Sports-Glory
November 04, 2013  |  2 Comments
Vikings News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

GALLERY: Best of sports pumpkins

Top storyline for each Week 9 game

Williams' response to criticism

WATCH: Chevy guy totally bombs

Bumgarner pitches Giants to title

Report: Cubs to hire Maddon as manager

Tom Brady talks Peyton Manning

Best Game 7s in World Series history

NFL, MLB spend on mid-term elections

Gurley suspended four games

Gordie Howe suffered stroke

WATCH: Kobe and Dwight get into it

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.