Minnesota Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Wins NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Vikings rookie kicker Blair Walsh has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week for his performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The 6th-round draft pick out of Georgia was a perfect 4-4 on field goals in his NFL debut. Walsh connected on FGs of 20, 42, 55 and 38 yards.
The 55-yard kick sent the Vikings/Jaguars game to overtime and is tied for the 2nd longest FG in team history. Walsh connected on a 38-yard FG in overtime that proved to be the game-winning kick.
Walsh is the 1st rookie kicker in Vikings history to win the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award.