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Seahawks sign K Blair Walsh

The Seattle Seahawks reportedly signed 27 year-old kicker Blair Walsh on Thursday. Walsh is a former sixth-round draft pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2012. Walsh was released by the Vikings after nine games in 2016. During that stretch, he completed 75 percent of his field goals and 78.9 percent of his extra points attempted.The drop in production from the previous season, and...
Via Sportsnaut
February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings releasing K Blair Walsh

The Minnesota Vikings have finally decided to move on from kicker Blair Walsh, who’s been struggling this year and will be released after another rough game in Week 10. Vikings are releasing K Blair Walsh today, source says. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) November 15, 2016 Walsh has hit on 12-of-16 field goal attempts this year and has missed four extra point attempts —...
Via Sportsnaut
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings’ kicker tryouts motivated Blair Walsh

The Vikings brought in some kickers for a look this week. They decided to stay with the kicker they have for now, and perhaps the whole exercise could be labeled the “Blair Walsh Project” because it ultimately could make Walsh a better kicker. Walsh missed an extra point and a 46-yard field goal in Sunday’s 22-16 overtime loss to the Lions at Minnesota. He’s made 75 percent...
Via The Sports Daily
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings sticking with Blair Walsh at kicker for now

The Minnesota Vikings have not been satisfied with Blair Walsh at kicker this season, but they are planning to stick with him for now, according to a report. ESPN’s Adam Schefter says that although the Vikings worked out several kickers on Tuesday, they are not replacing Walsh. Vikings worked out multiple kickers today but are now planning to stick with Blair Walsh, per league...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blair Walsh visits first-graders who sent him letters

Blair Walsh on Thursday morning stopped by Northpoint Elementary in Blaine, Minn., to pay a visit to a class of very thoughtful first-graders who sent him letters of support in the wake of the easily the worst day of his football career. And the disgraced kicker who became the latest goat in the Minnesota Vikings’ tortured playoff history was greeted with a welcome more befitting...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh's girlfriend defends him after missed kick

Blair Walsh has taken plenty of heat for missing a chip-shot field goal that could have won the game for the Vikings against the Seahawks on Sunday, but he is hardly the only reason Minnesota’s season came to a close. His girlfriend wants to remind everyone of that. After Sunday’s game, Walsh’s girlfriend Sarah Chaffee — a news reporter in Alabama — defended Walsh and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Vikings, Seahawks radio calls of missed field goal

Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard field goal to end the Minnesota Vikings season on Sunday afternoon. The kick immediately spawned numerous memes and dragged back a number of bad memories for Vikings fans, though the call of the kick by Al Michaels on NBC wasn’t too great. Thankfully, the fine folks at Uproxx Sports have unearthed the Seahawks and Vikings radio calls of Walsh’s...
Via Awful Announcing
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Internet takes aim at Blair Walsh after missed field goal

The Minnesota Vikings led the Seattle Seahawks 9-0 entering the fourth quarter of today’s NFC Wild Card playoff matchup. The Seahawks captured a 10-9 lead after a Doug Baldwin touchdown and a Steven Hauschka field goal. The Vikings got the ball with less than two minutes to go, and put themselves in a prime position to kick for the win – unfortunately for Minnesota fans,...
Via The Comeback
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Laces were in on Blair Walsh's missed field goal

For 59 minutes and 34 seconds, Blair Walsh was the MVP for the Minnesota Vikings in their playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. And then he missed a 27-yard field goal with 26 seconds left at a time when the Vikings were all but assured of a victory. Here is a look at the kick: Replays showed that the laces were in on the kick, which is something that tends to negatively...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Minnesota Vikings K Blair Walsh not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
Via cover32 - Vikings
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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