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Report: Vikings Sign DE Brian Robison To A Four-Year Extension

Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Minnesota Vikings have signed DE Brian Robison to a four-year extension.

  • Adam Caplan reports that Robison’s contract is a four-year deal worth $28 million and includes $13 million guaranteed.
  • Tom Pelissero reports that Robison receives a $5 million signing bonus.
  • Pelissero notes that Robison’s contract only cleared about $200,000 in cap space.
  • According to Brian McIntyre, Robison had the fourth highest cap figure on the at $6.667 million.

Robison, 30, is in the final year of his contract and would have been an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. Robison will make $4.4 million in total for the 2013 season.

Robison has 30 career sacks for the Vikings defense, which includes a career-high 8.5 sacks last season. Pro Football Focus has Robison rated as the seventh best 4-3 defensive end in pass rushing productivity this year.