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Vikings, Robison Agree To Contract Extension

Posted Oct 9, 2013

The Vikings and defensive end Brian Robison have reached agreement on a contract extension, the team announced on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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.

Robison Fun Facts
-- Goes down in history as the last Viking to sack Brett Favre in a game (vs. Green Bay on 9/30/07)
-- Was an exceptional athlete at Texas, starting full-time in his final three seasons and also earning NCAA runner-up honors in the shot put
-- Wife, Jayme Miller, is an accomplished rodeo barrel racer
-- Avid fisherman, particularly bass, and enjoys prowling the waters of Minnesota and Texas in the offseason.