Found September 25, 2012 on NFL Draft Zone:
PLAYERS: Blair Walsh
TEAMS: Minnesota Vikings

Kicker Blair Walsh has made quite a splash so far in his rookie season. He set a record this week when he hit his third straight game with a fifty plus yard field goal. Walsh is not concerned  with the length of the kicks. He just goes out and hits them.

“No, I don’t care if it’s 55 or 20 yards,” he said. “I would rather score touchdowns and be kicking extra points and winning. But I will take whatevers put in front of me, and if I can execute that’s all I am looking forward to doing.”

The rookie Walsh, who kicked a 55-yarder to send the first game into overtime, and then knocked the game-winner through in overtime. He followed that up by being the only offense in the first half of another close game against the Colts. He knew he would be tested as a pro, but maybe not so much so early.

“I knew we were going to play some close games, but the situations we have been put in so far have been pretty testing,” he said. “I didn’t necessarily think it would be this much [so soon], no.”

After a huge win this week by the Vikings, the rookie has already found his name in the  Vikings record books — three games into his career. So keep an eye on this kid especially if you need a fantasy kicker.


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