No. 66 Position: Offensive guard Personal information Born: December 18, 1969 Fayetteville, Tennessee Height: 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) Weight: 321 lb (146 kg) Career information High school: Fayetteville (TN) Lincoln Co. College: Auburn NFL Draft: 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 43 Career history
CFL status: Import Career highlights and awards
Career CFL statistics
Games played: 11
Player stats at NFL.com
Robert Edward Blake (born December 18, 1969) is a former American football offensive guard in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins. He also was a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Auburn University.
Lincoln County High School, where he played defensive tackle. His brother Ricky Blake was one of his teammates.
He enrolled at
Northwest Mississippi Community College. He played  offensive tackle and was a two-time first-team J.C. Gridwire. He transferred to  Auburn University after his sophomore season.
He played mostly at
offensive guard, switching to defensive tackle in short-yardage situations. He was the first Auburn two-way player in 14 years. He received  All-SEC honors as a senior.
Blake was selected by the
Miami Dolphins in the second round (43rd overall) of the 1992 NFL Draft. Although he was mostly an  offensive lineman in college, he was drafted with the intention of converting him into a nose tackle for the Dolphins' 3-4 defense. He suffered a broken bone in his left foot, by dropping a 45-pound weight in April before the NFL Draft. He was placed on the physically unable to perform list on July 19,  1992. He was waived on August 26 and placed on the  injured reserve list. On November 6, he suffered a tear of his medial collateral ligament and was lost for the year.
1993, he was moved back to offensive guard, to compete for the right guard starting position. He suffered a sprained knee in July, that slowed his progress. He was declared inactive in all of the games during the regular season. He was released on July 25, 1994, after the Dolphins signed free agent offensive guard Houston Hoover.
On July 28,
1994, he was signed as a free agent by the Green Bay Packers. He was released on August 9. 
On November 14,
1995, he was signed by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League. He appeared in 9 games during the 1996 season.
His older brother
Ricky Blake, played running back in the NFL and CFL.
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"Football All-American Selections" . https://nwccrangers.com/sports/2013/4/28/FB_0428131057.aspx . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Eddie Blake Tigers bio" . https://auburntigers.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=11307 . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Coaches' All-SEC" . https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19911203&id=_sYdAAAAIBAJ&sjid=s74EAAAAIBAJ&pg=3462,5232031&hl=en . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"1992 NFL Drat" . https://www.pro-football-reference.com/years/1992/draft.htm . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Blake And Dolphins Reach An Agreement" . http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/1992-07-14/sports/9207140170_1_blake-dolphins-camp . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Transactions" . https://www.nytimes.com/1992/07/20/sports/transactions-915692.html . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Transactions" . https://www.nytimes.com/1992/08/27/sports/transactions-212092.html . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Transactions" . https://www.nytimes.com/1994/07/29/sports/transactions-017124.html . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"Transactions" . https://www.nytimes.com/1994/08/10/sports/transactions-913782.html . Retrieved January 12, 2019.
"BLAKE BROTHERS SHOWING THEIR HUNGER ON, OFF FIELD" . https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-1992-07-05-9202180164-story.html . Retrieved January 12, 2019.