Sep 22, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) celebrates a sack during the fourth quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Browns defeated the Vikings 31-27. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings sign DE Brian Robison to 4-year extension


The Minnesota Vikings don’t have a lot of playmakers on the defensive side of the ball, but they do have a solid, young pass-rusher in defensive end Brian Robison.

Today, the Vikings announced that Robison reached agreement on a contract extension, which is bigger than the three-year, $14.1 million contract he signed back in 2011:



And per the team’s website:

Robison, a Splendora, Texas native and product of the University of Texas, is in his seventh season with the Vikings after being selected with a fourth-round pick in 2007. He has played in 94 career games with 38 starts, assuming a full-time starting role in 2011.

In seven-plus seasons, Robison has 30.0 career sacks, a total that includes 16.5 since becoming a starter two seasons ago. His 8.5 sacks in 2012 was a career-high. Robison has 1.0 sack this season and leads the team in quarterback hurries with 11.



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