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Blair Walsh: ‘I am not against moving the PAT back’


In what is a new trend across national media sites, Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh wrote his own opinion piece on the NFL’s most recent rule change topic — altering the point after touchdown.

Walsh is against the elimination option that NFL Commissioner Roger Godell has discussed and instead votes […]

Priefer encouraged by test run in snow before future TCF home games


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Even if kicker Blair Walsh and punter Jeff Locke weren’t thinking about it, special teams coach Mike Priefer was contemplating Sunday’s snowy outing at Baltimore as a test run for their upcoming two seasons at outdoor TCF Bank Stadium in 2014 and 2015.

And despite a 77-yard […]

Adrian Peterson reaches career milestone in Minnesota Vikings’ win over Bears

By Associated Press Adrian Peterson carried the ball 35 times for 211 yards and Blair Walsh kicked a 34-yard field goal in overtime to lift the Minnesota Vikings to a wild 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Source: National Football League


Vikings Top Bears 23-20 In Overtime

By Sara Boyd

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blair Walsh’s 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.

Gallery: Vikings Pull Out OT Win Over Bears

Adrian Peterson rushed 35 times for 211 yards […]

Steady Blair Walsh garners NFC special teams player of the week nod

By Mike Wilkening

After scoring the majority of the Vikings’ points in a 26-26 tie in Green Bay, kicker Blair Walsh earned NFC special teams player of the week honors from the NFL on Wednesday. Walsh connected on all four field goal attempts (29, 35, 36, 47 yards), hit two extra points and forced […]

Blair Walsh Earns NFC Special Teams Weekly Award

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after his performance in the team’s 26-26 tie at Green Bay last Sunday.

Walsh finished a perfect 4-for-4 on field goals, including a 47-yarder in regulation and a 35-yarder in overtime. He […]

Halftime: Defensive setbacks have Vikings trailing 14-3 to Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings defense was supposed to be at full strength on Sunday when facing the Carolina Panthers, but returning members Chris Cook and Jamarca Sanford both had mishaps in the game’s first few plays.

After linebacker Chad Greenway sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to force a three-and-out, Cook was called for a […]

Final Thoughts: Vikings vs. Panthers

Mike Wobschall

In every NFL matchup, there are a seemingly endless amount of angles to analyze. It’s hard to get to them all during the week of practice, and I’m sure there were some that slipped through the cracks despite all of the Vikings vs. Panthers preview content we provided on this […]

Pregame: Cook, Sanford return to boost secondary in Vikings-Panthers

The ‘Kalil Bowl,’ as it’s been dubbed, comes at a pivotal place for both the Minnesota Vikings (1-3) and the Carolina Panthers (1-3) in their respective schedules.

For the Vikings, their quarterback situation is week-to-week, but they’ll have these next two games against relatively easy opponents to see what quarterback Matt Cassel has left […]

Notebook: Matt Cassel gets second start, but Josh Freeman is on deck

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier told the media on Friday what he had already told former starting quarterback Christian Ponder – that reserve Matt Cassel has passed him in the pecking order and will start Sunday against the Carolina Panthers.

Frazier wouldn’t say what the plan is for former Tampa […]