Robert Blanton 36 | Safety

Minnesota Vikings

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Aug 24, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Blanton (hamstring) had one tackle in Saturday's preseason win over Kansas City. While Chris Crocker started at strong safety, Blanton got time with the first-team defense, ESPN reports. Impact: It sounds like the battle for the starting job has narrowed to Blanton and Crocker. Blanton showed he's healthy, after missing two weeks during training camp with a sore hamstring.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Aug 19, 2014
News: Blanton (hamstring) returned to practice Monday, but worked behind Chris Crocker for reps with the first-team defense at strong safety, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Impact: Blanton was the leader for the starting safety role early in camp before his hamstring injury. He may still have time to win the starting job if he can prove he's healthy in the final two preseason games.(RotoWire, )
Fri. Aug 15, 2014
News: Blanton (hamstring) will not play in Saturday's preseason game, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. Impact: Blanton may have been the leader for the starting safety role early in camp before his hamstring injury. However, he's likely losing the race due to the missed time, and his availability for Week 1 is uncertain.(RotoWire, )
Robert Blanton
2013 Season
TCKL
50
SCK
0
FF
0
INT
0
Bio
Ht: 6' 1"  Wt: 200  Age: 24
Born: 9/7/1989, Clackamas, Oregon
College: Notre Dame
NFL Experience: 3rd season
Drafted: 2012 - Rd 5
(139th overall by the Vikings)
Salary: $570,000
Injury Status
No reported Injury