The Buffalo Bills have signed S Robert Blanton to a contract on Friday during his visit, according to his agent Jason Bernstein.
- Adam Caplan reports that Blanton receives a one-year contract.
— Jason Bernstein (@Clarity_JB) March 18, 2016
Blanton, 26, is a former fifth-round pick of the Vikings back in 2012. He has played out his rookie contract and is now testing the open market as an unrestricted free agent.
In 2015, Blanton appeared in all 16 games for the Vikings and recorded 34 tackles and three pass defenses while also contributing 27 kick return yards. He played a total of 236 snaps for Minnesota last year, according to Pro Football Focus.