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Thu, 03 Jan 2013 08:31:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month for December.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 07:45:36 -0800
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 17.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 19:31:25 -0800
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh booted a 56-yard field goal in the Week 16 game against the Houston Texans. It was his ninth successful field goal from at least 50 yards, which is a new NFL record.
Wed, 19 Dec 2012 07:25:27 -0800
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 15.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:39:45 -0800
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh reached 107 points on the season with his 38-yard field goal in Week 15, which moved him past former WR Randy Moss for the 14-year-old franchise rookie record for scoring. Walsh also hit three 50-plus yard field goals in the game, which made him the first kicker in NFL history to kick eight field goals of at least 50 yards in a single season since former PKs Morten Anderson (1995) and Jason Hanson (2008).
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 19:25:27 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh knocked through a 51-yard field goal in the first quarter of the Week 2 game against the Indianapolis Colts. He is the first Vikings kicker since PK Fuad Reveiz in 1992 to convert from 50-plus yards in the team's first two games. Walsh also hit a 29-yard field goal, two extra points and he had four touchbacks on his five kickoffs.
Wed, 12 Sep 2012 07:54:24 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh has been named the NFC's Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 1.
Sun, 09 Sep 2012 17:42:45 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh booted four field goals (20, 42, 55, 38) in Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, including a game-tying 55-yard field goal to force overtime with 20 seconds left in regulation. He then kicked the game-winning field goal from 38 yards. Walsh set a team record for longest field goal in a season opener, and he became just the fourth Vikings kicker to boot one from 50 or more yards in a Week 1 game. The 55-yard field goal is tied for the second-longest in franchise history.
Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:03:46 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh knocked through field goals from 39 and 26 yards to cap the starting offense's first two drives in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 10, against the San Francisco 49ers. "It was good to see him come in and kick that field goal early," head coach Leslie Frazier said. "The conditions were not great conditions, and he showed some poise and he had a touchback as well."
Wed, 08 Aug 2012 22:31:36 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh made all eight of his field goal attempts in practice Wednesday, Aug. 8, between 20 and 36 yards. He is now 39-for-44 (88.6 percent) in team settings during training camp.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:40:44 -0700
Minnesota Vikings rookie PK Blair Walsh is the only kicker in training camp, and he has yet to perform in a competitive setting. That might change Monday, July 30, when the team holds its first padded practice. "He knows being the only kicker here, he's putting a lot of pressure on himself to improve," special teams coordinator Mike Priefer said Saturday, July 28. "He's a very conscientious young man. He's a very hard-working young man. It's extremely important to him, and he competes with himself."
Sun, 03 Jun 2012 13:13:29 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the team will not be adding another kicker to split reps with PK Blair Walsh during training camp.
Tue, 22 May 2012 14:16:39 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings signed WR Jarius Wright (fourth-round pick), WR Greg Childs (fourth round), DB Robert Blanton (fifth round), PK Blair Walsh (sixth round), LB Audie Cole (seventh round) and DT Trevor Guyton (seventh round) to undisclosed deals Tuesday, May 22.
Sat, 05 May 2012 10:01:47 -0700
Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh will compete with PK Ryan Longwell for the kicker position because head coach Leslie Frazier does not think the team will keep two kickers on the roster.
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 05:00:25 -0700
The St. Louis Rams held a private workout for Georgia PK Blair Walsh Tuesday, April 24.