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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

Is Roger Goodell killing the game? He is now talking about getting rid of the extra point

I was a kicker, and maybe that is why I feel this way, but taking away the extra point is corny.  It takes a few seconds, and gives the kicker another chance to get his name on the television.  Well today Roger Goodell basically said that they were going to get rid of the PAT. […]The post Is Roger Goodell killing the game? He is now talking about getting rid of the extra point...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

All-Pro kicker Blair Walsh looks to avoid complacency in second year

Rookie records, Minnesota Vikings' records, NFL records; kicker Blair Walsh's first season in the NFL was unlike any other. The sixth-round pick quickly proved the best of a standout rookie crop of kickers last season and set several team and league records on his way to being named to the Pro Bowl. Now, Walsh and the Vikings are working to ensure his second season also...
Via Fox Sports North
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Blair Walsh, kicking down the NFL door

(Photo by: Richard Hamm) Of all the rookie players in the NFL last season, Minnesota Viking’s kicker Blair Walsh had the biggest impact to his teams success. The Vikings drafted Walsh with the 177th pick in the 2012 draft out of Georgia. Walsh was known for being a phenomenal kicker since high school where he hit two 59-yard field goals as a senior. He was rated in the top 5 kickers...
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Likes Holding Balls

The Minnesota Vikings opened up their mandatory Organized Team Activities yesterday, and BOY! Was there a TON of real, interesting, team defining football news that came out of that event that we will DEFINITELY be covering. But, since there were just SO many juicy morsels, we have to prioritize what exactly we cover, and so that's why today we're showing you Blair Walsh...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Walsh heads to Pro Bowl with a friend

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Blair Walsh acclimated quickly in his rookie season for the Minnesota Vikings. Turns out he understood quickly how to uphold tradition as well. Walsh, the sixth-round draft pick last year by Minnesota, set several team and league records in his first season for the Vikings and was named the NFC's Pro Bowl kicker. But Walsh also wanted to recognize one of...
Via Fox Sports North
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Can warm-weather Walsh stay hot in the cold?

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Blair Walsh's rookie season for the Minnesota Vikings has come with the expected new experiences for the native Floridian. During the first snowstorm of the winter, punter Chris Kluwe chronicled Walsh's initial attempts to drive in the snow with a series of tweets that included: "As we leave the parking garage, @BlairWalsh3 says "Are there...
Via Fox Sports North
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Walsh is Special Teams Player of the Week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rookie Blair Walsh capped off his first NFL regular season by kicking the Minnesota Vikings into the playoffs, and Wednesday he was honored for his work in Sundays 37-34 win. Walsh, who hit a 29-yard game-winning field goal and was 3 of 3 in the game, was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 17. Walsh also added his 10th field goal of 50 yards...
Via Fox Sports North
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh already has his name in the Vikings record book

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...
Via NFL Draft Zone
September 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Walsh honored for week one performance

Vikings rookie kicker Blair Walsh has garnered honors for his performance in Sunday's overtime victory over Jacksonville. Walsh was named the NFCs Special Teams Player of the Week after going a perfect 4-4 on field goals, including a 55-yarder to send the game into overtime, where he kicked a 38-yard field goal that turned out to be the game winner. Walsh is the first rookie...
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September 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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