Report: Vikings Defensive End Brian Robison Has Signed a Contract Extension
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with half of their pass-rushing duo, extending Brian Robison’s contract.Tom Pelissero of the USA Today is reporting the deal keeps Robison with the Vikings for four more years.
#Vikings have signed DE Brian Robison to a four-year contract extension.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) October 9, 2013
ESPN NFL reporter Adam Caplan reports the deal guarantees $13 million over those four years, with a potential payout of $28 million.
#Vikings DE Brian Robison signed a 4-year, $28 M extension with $13 M guaranteed, source said. He was on the final yr of his contract.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 9, 2013
Robison was drafted by the Vikings in the fourth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. While he wasn’t named a full-time starter until 2011, he has been actively involved with the team’s defense since his 2007 debut. In his career, he has amassed 109 tackles, 9 forced fumbles, and 31 sacks; with 16.5 of those coming in his first two full seasons as a starter.