Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Wins NFC Special Teams Player of the Week Honors
Adrian Peterson isn’t the only member of the Minnesota Vikings getting attention for the use of is legs, rookie kicker Blair Walsh is making a name for himself as one of the best kickers in the NFL by winning his second NFC Special Teams Player of the Week Award for his performance against the St. Louis Rams.
In the 36-22 Vikings win Walsh made five field goals from 50, 38, 42, 53 and 51 yards. His 3 50+ yard FGs tied an NFL record for most 50+ yard FGs in one game and also set a Vikings record.
Walsh joins Adrian Peterson and Randy Moss as the only rookies in Vikings history to win the Player of the Week Award multiple times in their first NFL season.