Blair Walsh news, rumors and stats

 

Blair Walsh

Free Agent
Place Kicker

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 170

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Week By Week

YearTmGFG AttsFG MadeFG MissFG PctXP AttXP MadeXP MissXP PctNFL Pts
2012MIN163835392.1136360100.00141
2013MIN163026486.674443197.73121
Average:34314894040199131
Total:68617178.7880791197.73262

Vikings | Blair Walsh being cut

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:46:33 -0800

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh will be cut Tuesday, Nov. 15.

Fantasy Tip: You can cut ties to him, if you haven't already done so, as well in fantasy leagues. There isn't word on who will replace him, but the offense around him makes it difficult to be anything more than a matchup play.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Mike Garafalo

Vikings | Blair Walsh's struggles continue

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 13:51:09 -0800

Minnesota Vikings K Blair Walsh missed another extra point Sunday, Nov. 13, against the Washington Redskins.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh's job is still considered safe, but you have to wonder when the Vikings will pull the trigger on another kicker. Granted, extra points are harder to make under the new rules, but Walsh has trouble more than any other kicker (or so it seems).

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Vikings | Blair Walsh still starting

Tue, 08 Nov 2016 13:57:10 -0800

Minnesota Vikings PK Blair Walsh remains the Vikings' starting kicker despite multiple workouts with other kickers Minnesota had.

Fantasy Tip: The Vikings may be giving Walsh another chance, but that doesn't mean you have to. He's been one of the most inconsistent kickers in the league this year. There are probably more reliable options on the waiver wire, at least for now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Vikings | Blair Walsh on solid ground?

Tue, 04 Oct 2016 22:48:50 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer indicated that the club will not bring anyone in this week as possible competition for struggling PK Blair Walsh, who is 8-for-11 on FGAs and 6-for-8 on PATs this season.

Fantasy Tip: Walsh is currently tied for 13th among kickers with 30 points, and his 11 FGAs are tied for third, but his struggles are legitimate cause for concern. For right now he's a streaming option at best.

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

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: NFL.com - 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: ESPN.com - 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: 1500ESPN.com - 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

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