Blair Walsh RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blair Walsh: ‘It is Not Going to Ruin My Life’

    SI "Maybe, I thought, Blair Walsh’s playoff-altering 27-yard field goal miss nine days ago was because Richard Sherman was so close to blocking an earlier field goal and Walsh had to alter his delivery to be sure Sherman didn’t get this one. “No,” said Walsh. “That’s not what I was thinking..." January 19

  • Vikings kicker Blair Walsh will visit supportive first-graders

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "After receiving a batch of supportive letters and drawings from first-graders, Vikings kicker Blair Walsh will return the favor with a visit Thursday to their elementary school classroom in Blaine. The children at Northpoint Elementary wrote letters and made drawings in an effort to console..." January 14

  • Tearful Blair Walsh after FG miss ends Vikings' season: 'It's my fault'

    ESPN "Mike Zimmer was blunt. By the end, Blair Walsh was sobbing. So went the postgame emotion Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium, after the Seattle Seahawks' stunning 10-9 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Zimmer had little to say about Walsh's miss of a 27-yard field goal attempt, one that would have put..." January 11

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    Mike Zimmer isn't happy with another miss but says Blair Walsh is their kicker no question

  • Vikings kicker Blair Walsh's struggles becoming a concern

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings made their trust in kicker Blair Walsh clear at the beginning of training camp, by giving him a four-year contract extension that included $5.25 million in guaranteed money. So there's no real reason to think Walsh's struggles in the team's first three preseason games will..." August 23

  • Vikings Sign Blair Walsh To Contract Extension

    Vikings.com "The Minnesota Vikings have announced that Blair Walsh has signed a contract extension with the club. Walsh had the best debut by a kicker in NFL history, setting an NFL record with 10 consecutive FGs of 50 yards in a season (2012) and 3 of 50 yards in a game (at St. Louis, 12/16/12). He tied the..." July 26

  • Blair Walsh leaves practice with hamstring injury

    Pro Football Talk "Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie wasn’t the only player forced out of a practice because of injury on Thursday. The Vikings also sent kicker Blair Walsh to the sideline after he felt a “little bit of a twinge” in his left hamstring while practicing kickoffs. Coach Leslie Frazier said that the..." October 11

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

    Fox Sports North "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..." August 15

  • Vikings kicker Walsh eager to avoid sophomore slump

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings won’t mention their names publicly out of professional courtesy. But they know exactly who these people are what happened to them and how it’s a good idea for reigning All-Pro kicker Blair Walsh to do everything he can to avoid the same slippery slope. It’s no secret who some of..." August 02