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Blair Walsh defends Stephen Gostkowski after tough loss

During the first quarter of Sunday’s AFC Championship Game, Stephen Gostkowski missed an extra point, something he rarely does. As it turned out, when New England scored a touchdown with 12 seconds left in regulation, they were forced to go for a two-point conversion (which was unsuccessful) to tie the game instead of attempting an extra point. After the game, Gostkowski blamed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh defends Stephen Gostkowski after tough loss

Stephen Gostkowski was feeling down after the New England Patriots lost to the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship Game, but Blair Walsh has been there. Gostkowski missed an extra point, something that hadn’t happened since his rookie season in 2006, on the Patriots’ first touchdown of Sunday’s 20-18 loss, and it hung heavy when New England needed to attempt two-point...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh sends words of encouragement to Stephen Gostkowski

A missed extra point by Patriots kicker Stephen Gostkowski in the first quarter of the New England's AFC title game loss to the Broncos on Sunday ended up being a killer for New England.Did the Pats lose because of the missed PAT, Gostkowski's first of the season? No. Was it a factor in the loss? Yes.After scoring with 12 seconds left in regulation to pull within 20-18, New England...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Divisional Round LIVE Stream: Seahawks vs. Panthers

Coming off an improbable win over the Vikings thanks to a Blair Walsh missed field goal, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks head to Carolina to take on Cam Newton and the Panthers in the NFL Divisional Round from Charlotte. Kick off is scheduled for 1PM ET on FOX. Follow along with us right here on […] The post NFL Divisional Round LIVE Stream: Seahawks vs. Panthers appeared first...
Via The Majors National
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Seahawks vs. Panthers NFC Divisional Playoff Online (Live Stream)

The divisional round started off with a bang thanks to the wild ending between the Green Bay Packers-Arizona Cardinals. So what will the other NFC Divisional Playoff between the Seattle Seahawks and Carolina Panthers have in store for sports fans? The Seahawks are coming off a dramatic win of their own on Wild Card Weekend after Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed a...
Via NESN.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals-Packers was just the most amazing ending to a sports game

Just when you thought these NFL playoffs had filled up their quota of crazy endings, the Cardinals and Packers went and outdid 'em all.Wild-card weekend already gifted us a contentious thriller between the Bengals and Steelers and the infamous Blair Walsh Game between the Seahawks and Vikings. Those were both fantastically compelling endings, with heroes and goats and first-graders...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals K Catanzaro confident late-season struggles behind him

Arizona Cardinals kicker Chandler Catanzaro is confident that his late-season wobbles are behind him as he prepares for Sunday's playoff matchup at the top-seeded Carolina Panthers.Catanzaro was among the league's more accurate kickers on field goal attempts, converting 28-of-31. Extra points were another matter for the second-year kicker, who missed five overall - the third-highest...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh trolled by EA Sports over missed field goal

    Earlier this year, it was the Seahawks who fell victim to a troll job by video game manufacturer EA Sports. This time, it was Blair Walsh. Walsh, of course, missed a 27-yard field goal attempt with 26 seconds remaining in regulation during last weekend’s game against the Seahawks that would have given the Vikings a 12-10 lead and a likely victory. As, expected, Walsh...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Play it again: Looking back at the 2015 playoff game between the Panthers and Seahawks

While we're all about living in the present, there's nothing wrong with looking back at a big sports moment from the past. While the Carolina Panthers and Seattle Seahawks met earlier this season (with Carolina winning 27-23 on the road), let's also not forget about what happened last year in the playoffs.In the divisional round of the 2015 playoffs, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota first-graders write sympathy letters to Blair Walsh

Blair Walsh became the latest goat in Minnesota Vikings playoff history after he shanked a 27-yard field goal attempt that would have given his team a 12-10 lead with 26 seconds remaining in the game and a near-certain playoff victory over the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikings kicker, who humbly owned up to his epic gaffe with class and dignity, had converted field goals from 47,...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

The Seattle Seahawks are primed to make another Super Bowl run

Only two teams in NFL history have gone to three consecutive Super Bowls. The Seattle Seahawks may have the right ingredients to become the third. Not only do I like Seattle to upset the 15-1 Carolina Panthers on the road in the divisional playoffs, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see them keep rolling right into Super Bowl 50. Here’s why. 1. Russell Wilson is the hottest quarterback...
Via This Given Sunday
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Bronco reactions to Wild Card Weekend

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Denver Broncos got a much needed bye week after clinching the top seed in the...
Via cover32
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Seahawks thaw out from Minnesota, move on in the postseason

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Despite all of his rapid optimism, there came a point in the NFC wild-card game where doubt creeped into Pete Carroll's mind. Not when the Seattle Seahawks were watching Blair Walsh line up for a potential game-winning 27-yard field goal in the final seconds. Earlier. About 15 minutes of game-time earlier when the Seahawks were looking at a 9-0 deficit and had...
Via AP on Fox
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers- We Back

The Green Bay Packers woke up Monday morning to very little coverage of their impressive and dominating win against the Washington Redskins. Green Bay trailed 11-0 early in the first half after giving up a sack, field goal, and touchdown to the Redskins through ineffective defense and non-existent offense. However, instead of talking about how Aaron Rodgers led a strong comeback...
Via isportsweb.com
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Seven Worst NFL Playoff Field Goal Misses Include Blair Walsh’s Shank (Videos)

There are plenty of ways to lose a playoff game, as the Cincinnati Bengals can attest. But there’s nothing quite as brutal as bowing out on a miscue from your kicker. The Minnesota Vikings found that out the hard way in Sunday’s NFC Wild Card matchup against the Seattle Seahawks, as Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard chip shot that would have lifted the Vikes to their first postseason...
Via NESN.com
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Michael's improbable success helps keep Seahawks' playoff run alive

The Seattle Seahawks needed an improbable miss by Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh to keep their season alive.They also required a key contribution from a most improbable source to advance to a showdown with the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Sunday's NFC Divisional round.Seahawks running back Christine Michael, expected to be an afterthought in Sunday's wild-card match following...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Loss adds another heartbreak to Vikings’ playoff history

  When Blair Walsh hooked his game-winning field goal wide left, he added his name and Sunday’s devastating result to a long list of postseason heartbreaks for the Minnesota Vikings. In fact, few teams know playoff suffering quite like the Vikings, especially recently. Minnesota is 0-4 overall in Super Bowls, but it’s now been almost 40 years since the Vikings played for...
Via The Sports Daily
January 11, 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

Former Viking Nate Burleson offers heartfelt support for Blair Walsh

Blair Walsh himself said it would take him a while to get over his missed 27-yard field goal at the end of Sunday's playoff game agains the Seahawks.Former Vikings wide receiver did his part to help Walsh move forward by posting strong words of encouragement in an Instagram post.Burleson, who must have seen some of the vitriol for the kicker on social media,  said it's time to build...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Jon Ryan suffered broken nose on botched punt (Video)

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan took a brutal face-plant on a botched punt attempt against the Vikings on Sunday, and the end result was a turnover on downs and a broken nose. Ryan, who tried to run for a first down after a low snap disrupted his timing, was upended and landed on his head. As Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times notes, Ryan broke his nose on the play and had it set back into...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Gives A Lesson On How To Be A Professional After Loss

As what should have been an easy kick sailed wide left on Blair Walsh the haters took to social media by the thousands to trash the long time pro for missing something that they couldn't make once if they had 100 tries in perfect weather. That is what social media allows us to do though; act like total jerks without any of the consequences that would come with doing it in person...
Via FatManWriting
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...
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

Kickers playing a key role in playoff games will continue in Kansas City Chiefs, New England Patriots game

In the NFL postseason, kickers have a prominent role in determining the fate of each team. This postseason, two of the three teams that have advanced, did so with a kicker determining the end result. The Pittsburgh Steelers kicker, Chris Boswell, led the Steelers into the next round with a game winning 35-yard field goal against the Cincinnati Bengals. Most recently, Minnesota Vikings...
Via EndZoneScore
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss
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