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Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Worker killed in fall on Minnesota Vikings stadium roof MINNEAPOLIS — One man has died and another sustained a serious injury Wednesday in a workplace accident during construction at U.S. Bank Stadium, the ... Vikings practice rocks thanks to Mike Zimmer Monday's practice for the Minnesota Vikings was anything but ordinary. Instead of a standard practice with only whistles...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

FOX Sports North Midweek Stock Report for Aug. 26

Every Wednesday, FOX Sports North takes a look at which athletes' stock is trending up and whose is trending down. In other words, whose stock is making a meteoric rise, like the Space Tower at The Minnesota State Fair, and whose stock is dropping -- like one's stomach, when riding the Windstorm roller coaster at the Minnesota State Fair. With that in mind, let's "take stock" of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Minnesota Vikings Be Concerned About Kicker Blair Walsh?

(Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images) Minnesota Vikings’ kicker Blair Walsh led the NFL in made field goals as a rookie in 2012, connecting on 35-of-38 attempts, a conversion rate (92.1%) that ranked him third in football among kickers with at least 30 attempts that year. Bursting on to the scene so quickly as a 22-year-old, Walsh had been regarded as one of the next great young...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Released Longsnapper Thanks Vikings, Fans For 11 Years But it did Monday when the Vikings released Cullen Loeffler, who after 11 ... as he said goodbye, he, too, expressed appreciation for all his years in Minnesota ... Kicker Blair Walsh struggling in preseason With only two games remaining in the preseason before the Minnesota Vikings opener at San Francisco on Sept. 14,...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

5 most troubling 2015 NFL preseason developments

It’s early in the preseason, but already there are a some seriously disconcerting developments around the NFL. It’s way too soon to start panicking, because starting cold doesn’t preclude teams from finishing strong. However, these upcoming concerns could prove season-long problems. From porous offensive lines to quarterbacks who can’t seem to hit the broad side of a...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Learned: Vikings vs. Raiders

Most fans want to see the stars of the Vikings during the preseason games, but everyone knows it's only going to be for a few downs.What Vikings fans have been treated to all preseason long is hard nosed football by their backups. While the first-stringers have been playing well during these games that are basically glorified practices, the guys fighting for a roster spot have been...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh struggling in preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Blair Walsh's new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn't helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field goals against Oakland on Saturday, Walsh is 2 for 6 in the preseason. He also missed an extra point against the Raiders in difficult weather conditions coming off a year in which he...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings kicker Blair Walsh struggling in preseason

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Blair Walsh's new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn't helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field goals against Oakland on Saturday, Walsh is 2 for 6 in the preseason. He also missed an extra point against the Raiders in difficult weather conditions coming off a year in which he...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweets of the Week: Weekend Fights Shorter Than …

Only thing that might be shorter than a fight with Ronda Rousey is Blair Walsh. — Purple Jesus Diaries (@PJDiaries) August 2, 2015 The post Tweets of the Week: Weekend Fights Shorter Than … appeared first on Vikings Digital Diaries.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings extend K Blair Walsh

The Minnesota Vikings and kicker Blair Walsh have agreed to a contract extension on Sunday, a new four-year deal worth up to $14 million, the team announced via their official website. "I'm extremely excited to be a part of the Minnesota Vikings moving forward," Walsh said. "I'd like to thank Rick Spielman, the Wilf family, Coach Zimmer, Coach Priefer and Rob Brzezinski for...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Vikings lock up young player of team’s future

The Minnesota Vikings have by far the league’s most stacked team in terms of young, up-and-coming talent. They ensured that a part of their future remained with the team. Adam Schefter broke the news that the team extended kicker Blair Walsh: Vikings announced kicker Blair Walsh has signed a contract extension. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 26, 2015   Walsh has made...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings kicker Walsh signs contract extension

MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Blair Walsh to a contract extension. The new deal was done on Sunday, the first day of training camp for the team. Walsh signed a four-year deal worth a maximum of $14 million with $5.25 million guaranteed, FOX Sports 1's NFL insider Mike Garafolo reported. The new deal now makes Walsh one of the top 5 highest paid kickers...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign kicker Blair Walsh to contract extension

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Blair Walsh to a contract extension. The new deal was done on Sunday, the first day of training camp for the team. Terms weren't disclosed. Walsh was a sixth-round draft pick in 2012 out of Georgia entering the final year of his rookie contract. Walsh set an NFL record by making 12 consecutive field goals from 50-plus...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings kicker Walsh signs contract extension

MANKATO, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Blair Walsh to a contract extension. The new deal was done on Sunday, the first day of training camp for the team. Walsh signed a four-year deal worth a maximum of $14 million with $5.25 million guaranteed, FOX Sports 1's NFL insider Mike Garafolo reported. The new deal now makes Walsh one of the top 5 highest paid kickers...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign K Blair Walsh to four-year, $14M deal

The Minnesota Vikings announced they signed kicker Blair Walsh to a contract extension on Sunday. Walsh signed a four-year deal worth a maximum of $14 million with $5.25 million guaranteed, FOX Sports 1's NFL insider Mike Garafolo reported. The new deal now makes Walsh one of the top 5 highest paid kickers in the league.  "I'm extremely excited to be a part of the Minnesota Vikings...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign K Blair Walsh To A Contract Extension

The Minnesota Vikings announced via Snapchat Sunday that they’ve signed K Blair Walsh to a contract extension. #Vikings just showed out on Snapchat Kicker Blair Walsh signing a contract extension. pic.twitter.com/u4Ubs2mdxu — Master Tesfatsion (@MasterStrib) July 26, 2015 Walsh, 25, was in the final year of his four-year, $2.2 million rookie contract and stands to make a ....
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s third-tier kickers

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 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Purple Fantasy Forecast | Vikings Fantasy Football Preview

Day by day June is slowly ticking away and with every passing second we get closer to August and the start of many fantasy football drafts around the world.  Today we take a look at the Minnesota Vikings roster to see if there are any players worth pinning your fantasy hopes on and where may be a good spot to take them. RB Adrian Peterson Peterson and the Vikings appear to have...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

How will PAT Rule Change Affect Blair Walsh and the Vikings?

It is perhaps the most overlooked play in all of football, yet, due to a recent NFL rule change, the PAT has been brought to the forefront—for a bit, at least—of NFL discussion. The extra point—having been altered for experimentation in the 2014 preseason—has now been pushed back 13 yards to the 15-yard line, resulting in roughly a 32 or 33-yard attempt for NFL place kickers...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings & K Blair Walsh Have Had “A Little Bit Of Communication” Regarding An Extension

Vikings K Blair Walsh tells Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune that there has been “a little bit of communication” between his agent, Brian Mackler, and the team regarding a contract extension in recent months. Walsh mentioned that he would “love” to remain with the Vikings, but added that the financial figures will obviously need to work for ... The post Vikings & K Blair...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Kicker Blair Walsh opens up about future with Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh knows he has to bounce back after missing nine field-goal attempts last season. The 2015 season is a contract year for Walsh, so he must make haste on his way to a comeback. "I would love to stay a Viking. This is the team that drafted me and put that faith in me to be an NFL kicker," Walsh told Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune. "But at the same...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

PAT changes makes life trickier for NFL kickers

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh admits he and his peers have long regarded extra points as "afterthoughts." Not anymore. What was considered the most boring play in football got a whole lot spicier Tuesday at the NFL's spring meeting in San Francisco. Team owners approved a one-season change that will move the line of scrimmage for extra points back to the 15-yard line, resulting...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings and Spielman Have Drafted Some Late-Round Gems

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Vikings and Spielman Have Found Gems in the Late Rounds of the Draft

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings defense and special teams dominated their division this year

The Minnesota Vikings are unquestionably headed in the right direction. The latest evidence comes from the genius nerds at Pro Football Focus, who named seven Vikings to their all NFC North team. Six of them play on defense and special teams. Check out more of the Top 30 Special Team Photos of 2014 here: http://t.co/RRpuHxiHEK pic.twitter.com/AOQYiYHw8e — Andy Kenutis (@AndyKenutis...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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