Originally posted on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 12/17/12
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With each kick Sunday, Blair Walsh seemed to be trying to drive the ball harder, higher and further than he had on the previous kick in the Minnesota Vikings' 36-22 win at St. Louis. The first was a 50-yard field goal that was nearly the height of the upright as it crossed for Walsh's sixth field goal this season of 50 yards or more. He added four more Sunday, including 53- and 51-yarders in Minnesota's win, and added six touchbacks. If Walsh wasn't trying to prove a point, it sure looked that way. In the same building as Rams rookie Greg Zuerlein on Sunday, Walsh was the rookie kicker that looked more like a phenom than Zuerlein, who has garnered plenty of attention league-wide with his leg strength since hitting three 50-plus yard field goals in the preseason and then adding a rookie record 60-yarder in the fourth week of the regular season. Zuerlein has the nicknames to go with his growing legend such as "Greg the Leg" and "Legatron." But it was Walsh arguab...
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