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  1. Shamar Stephen, Andre Smith among Vikings to watch tonight in SeattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | Star Tribune

    ... unchallenged at strong safety throughout the summer. If you remember last year, that can change quickly after Robert Blanton started all five preseason games before sitting in Week 1. Tenth-year veteran Michael Griffin, Antone Exum Jr. and rookie ...

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  2. With competition ongoing, Vikings release first 'unofficial' depth chartRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Star Tribune

    ... what is deemed the 'unofficial' depth chart, keep in mind that's exactly what it is. This time last year, Robert Blanton and Audie Cole were listed atop their positions before Andrew Sendejo and Gerald Hodges would ultimately start Week 1. Matt ...

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  3. The Call: Vikings at MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Star Tribune

    ... starters Sunday. Defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd is officially listed as probable to play. And safety Robert Blanton, who also sat out last week, is questionable. But the injury news wasn't all good this week. Outside linebacker Anthony Barr is done ...

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  4. Smith wanted to stay with Vikings, so new deal had no delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | USA Today

    ... spot next to Smith that's been in flux since his rookie season. From Jamarca Sanford to Mistral Raymond to Robert Blanton to Andrew Sendejo, the Vikings have yet to settle on a starter while passing on several opportunities to use a high draft pick ...

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  5. Harrison Smith's new contract cements his value to Minnesota VikingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | UPI

    ... up the middle. One of Zimmer's greatest frustrations as Vikings coach has been the safety spot next to Smith. Robert Blanton started there in 2014, failed and is no longer with the team. Andrew Sendejo took the job from Blanton and is better, but ...

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  6. Smith wanted to stay with Vikings, so new deal had no delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | WKBT

    ... spot next to Smith that's been in flux since his rookie season. From Jamarca Sanford to Mistral Raymond to Robert Blanton to Andrew Sendejo, the Vikings have yet to settle on a starter while passing on several opportunities to use a high draft pick ...

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  7. Minnesota Vikings: Examining the options at safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | TheVikingAge

    ... last year had Andrew Sendejo in that role, but Sendejo's performance was at best uneven. 2014 starting safety Robert Blanton saw only spot duty and was allowed to walk in free agency. Sendejo remains the favorite to start after an offseason of ...

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  8. Vikings need a receiver, but reality of draft night not as predictableRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Star Tribune

    ... ings to trade down a few spots if they covet a safety late in the first round. But after watching Sendejo and Robert Blanton, who now plays

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  9. Rick Spielman And The Art Of The DealRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Daily Norseman

    ... (6.5) Result: Cleveland selects RB Trent Richardson. Minnesota selects Matt Kalil (4), Jarius Wright (118), Robert Blanton (139), and later traded pick 211. Analysis: Cleveland came out on top in point value by 299.5 points, but the Vikings really ...

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  10. Fmr. Vikings Safety Blanton Signed By BillsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... groups in the country. Click here to get the [] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Robert Blanton, who spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Minnesota in 2012 drafted ...

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  11. Vikings Re-Sign S Andrew Sendejo, DT Kenrick EllisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... to return for a sixth season in purple. Sendejo started 14 games for the Vikings last year after beating out Robert Blanton for the starting job opposite Harrison Smith. He had 74 tackles and one interception. Coach Mike Zimmer said at the NFL ...

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  12. Minnesota Vikings: Is Vonn Bell the right kind of safety?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | TheVikingAge

    ... of ability as a run defender. This line from a CBSSports.com scouting report may remind some Vikings fans of Robert Blanton, a player Minnesota just allowed to walk in free agency: Inconsistent breaking down in space with a bad habit of waiting on ...

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  13. Fmr. Vikings Safety Blanton Signed By BillsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2016 | CBS Local

    ... groups in the country. Click here to get the [] BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Robert Blanton, who spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Minnesota in 2012 drafted ...

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  14. Robert Blanton wants to start for Buffalo BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Buffalo Rumblings

    ... and I feel like I can be the best. I feel like I'm the best guy for the job. So I just have to come in and be Robert Blanton - do my job - and the rest will take care of itself." In his four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings , Blanton started 17 of ...

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  15. Tackle Andre Smith excited about being reunited with Mike Zimmer on VikingsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | TwinCities

    ... deal Tuesday, and defensive end Justin Trattou, who agreed to his contract last weekend. Free-agent safety Robert Blanton signed a one-year deal with Buffalo after Minnesota did not have interest in bringing him back. The Vikings agreed to a ...

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  16. Bills sign former Vikings safety Robert BlantonRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    ... after missing a game with a variety of injuries. BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Robert Blanton, who spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Minnesota in 2012 drafted ...

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  17. Patriots announce signings of Brown, Long and McClellinRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    The Buffalo Bills have signed safety Robert Blanton, who spent the past four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings. LEXINGTON, Ky.

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  18. Free Agent Safety Robert Blanton Signed with the Buffalo BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | BuffaloDown

    Oct 4, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Vikings strong safety Robert Blanton during the first half against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports The former Minnesota Vikings safety was the first defensive player to make a free agent visit to Buffalo this offseason.

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  19. Robert Blanton signs with Buffalo BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Buffalo Rumblings

    The agent for free agent safety Robert Blanton has tweeted that Blanton has signed a contract with the Buffalo Bills . The Bills confirmed earlier on Friday that Blanton was in town for a visit.

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  20. Robert Blanton visits with Buffalo BillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | TheVikingAge

    Oct 4, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Minnesota Vikings strong safety Robert Blanton during the first half against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports It seems unlikely that Robert Blanton will be back with the Vikings in any capacity this year, but the former starting safety is apparently getting interest on the free agent market, so maybe he will play somewhere in 2016.

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