Speaking Monday, Bills coach Rex Ryan claimed free addition Robert Blanton will compete for a starting job at safety.
Bills signed S Robert Blanton, formerly of the Vikings, to a one-year, $840,000 contract.
Free agent S Robert Blanton is visiting the Bills on Friday.
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said the team is looking for the "right" guy to pair with S Harrison Smith.
Robert Blanton confirmed he will open the season as the Vikings' starting strong safety.
Vikings S Robert Blanton (hamstring) has been sidelined since early in camp, and is uncertain for Friday's preseason game against the Chargers.
Vikings signed fifth-round S Robert Blanton to a four-year contract.
Coach Leslie Frazier expects the Vikings to have an "open competition" at safety.
Fifth-round pick Robert Blanton worked as a starting safety as the Vikings opened rookie minicamp on Friday.
The Vikings plan to use No. 139 overall pick Robert Blanton at safety.
Vikings selected Notre Dame CB Robert Blanton with the No. 139 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.