The Vikings said goodbye last month to punter Jeff Locke, who signed with the Colts. They’ve now replaced him with a former Cardinal. The Vikings have announced the addition of punter Ryan Quigley. Quigley, who spent three years with the Jets, appeared in six games with the Cardinals in 2016 before being released. Quigley also had…
Via Pro Football Talk
April 03, 2017
The Indianapolis Colts on Friday announced the signing of free agent punter Jeff Locke. Check out some of his highlights over his career.
March 10, 2017
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jeff Locke isn’t just booming his punts and hoping they end up in the right place. No, the Vikings fourth-year punter is taking a more measured approach, much like he does in...
October 06, 2016
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jeff Locke was an unsung hero of sorts Sunday night against the Packers. The Vikings punter tied a franchise record by pinning five punts inside the 20-yard line, forcing Gre...
September 19, 2016
For all the concern about Blair Walsh's move to a home outdoor stadium, the Minnesota Vikings' kicker had his season come to a pivotal point indoors. Walsh had missed two field goals outdoors in his new temporary home, TCF Bank Stadium, in Week 14 bringing about the natural question of Walsh's consistency in the elements after spending his first two NFL seasons in the Metrodome....
A brutal hit while having a punt blocked sidelined San Diego's Mike Scifres with a broken left collarbone. In came placekicker Nick Novak, charged with one of the most important roles in special teams. He hadn't punted since high school and barely practices it as a pro. Yet he was more than comfortable with the challenge. ''I can do it,'' Scifres said after punts of 27, 33, 45, 51...
Via Associated Press
December 24, 2014 | Discuss
Sunday's 37-35 loss, coming on a blocked punt for a safety in the final minute, stopped the Minnesota Vikings from possibly reaching .500 this season and was as disappointing a loss as the team has faced all season. The reaction from fans is clear too, they are looking ahead to next season. Here's what's on your mind this week: Question: Will you get better offense linemen to protect...
The Miami Dolphins won't make the playoff this season, but at least they have this. The Fins were knotted up with the Minnesota Vikings at home on Sunday with less than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter. The Vikings were lining up for a punt, when things got nuts. The snap bounced back to to punter Jeff Locke, who tried to get the kick out on time. But, alas: Nope. That's...
Jeff Locke avg. 40.5 y/punt today, 44.9 for the year. @ChrisWarcraft avg. 45.0 his last yr. w/ #Vikings. pic.twitter.com/zix7qgm6ND — Purple Jesus Diaries (@PJDiaries) November 3, 2014
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A slight breeze was in Blair Walsh's face as he lined up for a 51-yard field-goal attempt last weekend, the flags on the east goalpost at TCF Bank Stadium were nearly motionless. Kicking into the closed end of the stadium, Walsh's kick had plenty of distance but bounced off the left upright. The miss, one of three in two preseason games this season, wasn...
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