Rob Blanchflower

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Rob Blanchflower
Free agent
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1990-06-08) June 8, 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth: Leominster, Massachusetts
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Weight: 256 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school: Shrewsbury (MA) St. John's
College: Massachusetts
NFL Draft: 2014 / Round: 7 / Pick: 230
Career history
Career NFL statistics
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Robert J. Blanchflower (born June 8, 1990) is an American football tight end who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft.[1] He played college football at Massachusetts.

High school career[edit]

In high school, Blanchflower was on the football and basketball team and was teammates with current Green Bay Packers tight end Richard Rodgers. He also played with Denver Broncos practice squad tight end, Dan Light, at St. John's, for the football team.

Professional career[edit]

Blanchflower was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 230th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.[1] On August 30, 2014, Blanchflower was among the final cuts for the Steelers. The next day, he was added to their practice squad. On January 5, 2015, the Steelers signed Blanchflower to a reserve/future contract. On August 6, 2015, he was waived/injured to make room for tight end Ray Hamilton. After he cleared waivers, he was placed on their injured reserve, ending his season. On February 16, 2016, the Steelers released Blanchflower.


  1. ^ a b Malone, Daniel (May 10, 2014). "UMass tight end Rob Blanchflower drafted in the 7th round by the Pittsburgh Steelers". Retrieved 16 August 2014. 

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