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Blair Walsh

Minnesota Vikings
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Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 170

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Vikings | Minnesota confident in Blair Walsh

Tue, 29 Mar 2016 21:23:25 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are confident in PK Blair Walsh despite a devastating missed chip-shot 27-yard field goal in the playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks. "I pretty much move on, but I'm going to try to make sure that he has success as much as possible," head coach Mike Zimmer said. "You're always as good as your last kick, right? So we want to make sure that a lot of his kicks are good kicks now."

Fantasy Tip: Walsh isn't a recommended No. 1 fantasy option heading into the 2016 season, but he will be playing for a strong offense and if he overcomes last season's miss he could re-emerge as a decent option at some point in the upcoming season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Kevin Patra

Vikings | Blair Walsh has no competition

Thu, 18 Feb 2016 16:00:00 -0800

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh won't have any competition for the starting kicker position, according to general manager Rick Spielman. "Blair Walsh is our kicker," Spielman said. "I think our organization, our coaches and everybody, has confidence in Blair."

Fantasy Tip: Walsh had one of the more heartbreaking playoff gaffes in recent history, but he's still a top fantasy kicker.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Mark Craig

Vikings | Blair Walsh effective again

Sun, 01 Nov 2015 14:28:17 -0800

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh kicked the game-winning 36-yard field goal as time expired to beat the Chicago Bears 23-20 on Sunday, Nov. 1.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh converted three field goals, also hitting from 43 and 48 yards. No kickers are involved in FantasyScore, but if you're looking for a kicker in your league and he is available pick him up. He has converted 13 straight field goals.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pioneer Press - Brian Murphy

Vikings | Blair Walsh on shaky ground

Wed, 23 Sep 2015 10:50:40 -0700

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh missed an extra point in Week 2 after he pushed a field goal wide right in the season opener and went just 5-for-11 on field goal tries in the preseason. The Vikings will continue to watch him. He's missed at least one field goal or extra point in six of the team's seven preseason and regular season games.

Fantasy Tip: With Walsh struggling in all aspects of his game right now, you shouldn't touch him in your fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Blair Walsh not on hot seat

Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:49:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh missed another field goal in Week 1 against the San Francisco 49ers, but the Vikings are not considering bringing in another kicker. Walsh was signed to a four-year, $14 million deal in training camp but went 5-for-11 on field-goal tries in the preseason and is 11-for-23 going back to December of last year.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh's monetary committment will give him a longer leash than most kickers, but it appears as though he's lost confidence because of his struggles dating back to last season. He shouldn't be owned in traditional fantasy leagues right now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: - Judd Zulgad

Vikings | Blair Walsh misses four kicks

Sun, 23 Aug 2015 06:48:00 -0700

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh missed three field goals and an extra point during the second preseason game Saturday, Aug. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh will be playing more outdoor games this season, which could affect his fantasy value. He was the least accurate kicker last season when he make 74.3% of his field goal kicks. Walsh should he plenty of chances to produce points this season and could be a draft option despite his struggles.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel

Vikings | Blair Walsh receives extension

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:24:14 -0700

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh signed a four-year contract extension Sunday, July 26, worth $14 million. The deal includes $5.25 million in guaranteed money.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh finished last in the NFL last season with a field goal percentage of 74.3%. The Vikings should have a better offense this season, which will give Walsh more chances to put up points. Walsh could be selected in deeper leagues but should not be one of the top kickers selected.

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Vikings | Blair Walsh contract talks

Thu, 21 May 2015 15:33:38 -0700

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh said there has been some communication between the team and his agent regarding a contract extension, but nothing has been finalized.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh struggled last year, hitting 26 of 35 field goal attempts. He's not in starting fantasy kicker territory.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel

Vikings | Coach accused of gay slurs

Sat, 25 Jan 2014 14:05:48 -0800

Former Minnesota Vikings P Chris Kluwe said special teams coach Mike Priefer made homophobic comments about him after Kluwe began speaking out in favor of gay marriage. Kluwe said text messages from PK Blair Walsh confirm that Walsh heard the same comments. Walsh previously denied hearing said comments.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson

Vikings | Friday injury report for Week 9

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:48:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), CB Chris Cook (hip), TE Rhett Ellison (ankle) and DT Fred Evans (knee) all did not practice Friday, Nov. 1, and have been ruled out. LB Chad Greenway (wrist), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), WR Rodney Smith (hip), PK Blair Walsh (hamstring) and DT Kevin Williams (knee) all fully practiced and are probable.

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