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Vikings GM on Walsh: 'There is no question that he is our kicker'

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is in the worst slump of his still-young career. After struggling throughout the preseason, Walsh has already missed two of his eight field goal attempts this season (one from 38 yards out, another from 44). The fourth-year pro also missed an extra-point attempt in Week 2.But the struggling kicker got a much-needed vote of confidence from Vikings...
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Minnesota Vikings: The Blair Walsh Project

It has been three days since the Vikings lost and I still have nightmares of Blair Walsh whiffing a 38-yard field goal. A field goal that fell in the category of 30-39 yards and was just Walsh’s fourth miss in that category. Something that used to be automatic, a nearly sure thing. In a game where every point counts it’s disappointing to lose by one missed field goal. It is not...
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Slump continues for struggling Vikings K Walsh with miss vs. Broncos

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is standing on shaky ground season.Walsh missed a 38-yard field goal attempt during the first half of Minnesota's Week 4 outing versus the Denver Broncos. Including this year's preseason games, Walsh has now missed one "makeable" field goal in seven of his last nine games, according to Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. If you count the five...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings K Blair Walsh trying to overcome missed field goals

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- With his coaches growing "worrisome" and the misses continuing to pile up, kicker Blair Walsh is trying to rediscover his confidence. Walsh, who signed a four-year, $13 million extension with the Minnesota Vikings before the season, said the missed field goal attempts have taken a toll mentally. After a rough preseason in which he went 5 of 11 on field goal...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Struggling Vikings K Walsh: 'It's hard to not overthink things'

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is in a rough patch. Walsh had the NFL's worst field-goal percentage last season, as he converted just 74.3 percent of his attempts. He followed that up with an abysmal summer, knocking just five of his 11 field goal attempts through the uprights. Then, to start the 2015 season, Walsh missed a 44-yard field goal on the Vikings' opening drive against...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

StaTuesday: The rise and fall of Blair Walsh

In 2012, Blair Walsh was nearly automatic. Fast forward three years and the Minnesota Vikings kicker is making fans hold their breath every time he lines up for a field-goal attempt. What exactly happened and should we be surprised? From 2013 and up to Week 1 in 2015, which excludes Walsh's first year, he ranks 26 in field-goal percentage rate at 79.1 percent. Among kickers who rank...
Via Fox Sports North
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Blair Walsh kicker Blair Walsh not ranked top-20 in the NFL…

… In fantasy that is, but maybe in real life as well. With a week of preseason games now in the books, the 2014 NFL season is officially underway. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 13, 2014  |  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...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh issues statement in support of Mike Priefer

After Chris Kluwe alleged that he was cut by the Vikings due to his stance on gay marriage and the fact that special teams coach Mike Priefer is a homophobe, several Vikings have voiced support for Priefer. The latest of…Read more →
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Black Friday Brings You Blair Walsh Stache

Listen, it's the day after Thanksgiving. I'm feeling bloated and hungover and am about to eat a turkey sandwich for breakfast. Probably. Or throw up. So I'm not going to treat you to an awesome thought out post or game preview like we normally have. No one would read it. Really. Pageviews on a day like this are like 10. Not worth it. Instead, let's look at Blair Walsh's mustache...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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