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ROBERT BLANTON RUMORS

Eddie Lacy Will Not Stop Running Over Robert Blanton

Eddie Lacy would not stop running over Minnesota Vikings players, namely Robert Blanton.
Via Gamedayr
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy Destroys Vikings Safety Robert Blanton

Eddie Lacy has not been himself all season. One of the better young running backs in the league, Lacy has not produced anywhere near like fans and fantasy owners have become accustomed to. With all the talk about John Starks supposedly getting more carries in Thursday night's game against the Vikings fantasy owners had to wonder if he was a good start.Well--not only was he a...
Via FatManWriting
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Eddie Lacy Runs Over Robert Blanton (Video)

Eddie Lacy had more yards on the Packers first drive than he did in the previous four games.  Lacy absolutely annihilated Vikings defensive back Robert Blanton on this play. h/t fansided
Via Thacover2
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brinkley, Blanton tabbed as final two starters on Vikings defense

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer decided to head off the questions in his opening statement Wednesday, but his announcement of Jasper Brinkley as the team's middle linebacker and Robert Blanton at strong safety didn't come with ringing endorsements. Zimmer ended the speculation about the final two starting spots on his remade defense, only confirming expectations and Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Secondary concerns: Vikings' Blanton returns, but Zimmer growing impatient with Robinson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While one potential starter in the secondary for the Minnesota Vikings made a return to practice from a hamstring injury, another's absence seems to be wearing on coach Mike Zimmer. Safety Robert Blanton returned to practice for Minnesota on Monday as the team returned to its facilities in Eden Prairie after a nearly three-week stay at Minnesota State University...
Via Fox Sports North
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Training Camp Access Day 3

Welcome to Takeaway Tuesday! That's right, if you didn't hear, today I held a contest on my Twitter (which you should follow if you haven't by now @Cbrusoewriter), asking readers to predict which player(s) would have a takeaway  in today's practice.  After thinking we might not get one today. I'm happy to announce that Robert Blanton, with a big smile on...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Before They Were Pros: DB Robert Blanton

Most of the talk with Robert Blanton at the NFL Scouting Combine revolved around him at cornerback. These days, he is transitioning to safety for the Vikings. See what Blanton had to say before he knew the Vikings would select him and switch his position.
Via min.scout.com
July 11, 2012  |  Discuss

QUICK HITS: 2012 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off on Robert Blanton

Welcome to Purple Jesus Diaries' 2012 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off where we cover all items related to the 2012 NFL Draft as pertains to the Minnesota Vikings. At this point in the year, we will continue reviewing this crop of draft picks. We've already looked at Matt Kalil, Harrison Smith, Josh Robinson, Jarius Wright, Rhett Ellison, and Greg Childs, so today we start to...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Blanton beats other top cornerbacks

Robert Blanton's speed might be an issue, but his effectiveness is not. Compared to some of the other top cornerbacks taken after the first round, he ranks best in run defense, pass defense and impact plays. See the charts on how the Vikings CB/S stacks up against names like Jenkins, Boykin, Dennard and others.
Via min.scout.com
April 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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