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Re: Kickers?

Post by Cliff » Tue Nov 08, 2016 4:50 pm

Lets just carry two kickers. Some older-but-accurate type for extra points and anything 30 yards or less. Then have Walsh come in for 30+ kicks :P
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Re: Kickers?

Post by halfgiz » Tue Nov 08, 2016 5:19 pm

Cliff wrote:Lets just carry two kickers. Some older-but-accurate type for extra points and anything 30 yards or less. Then have Walsh come in for 30+ kicks :P
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Re: Kickers?

Post by Purple Martin » Tue Nov 08, 2016 7:48 pm

Crax wrote:
Its not that good. Its pretty similar to Walsh last year.
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Re: Kickers?

Post by Purple Reign » Fri Nov 11, 2016 12:42 pm

Evidently according to the Pioneer Press today Walsh got 'irritated' that the Vikings auditioned some kickers this week. I hope he was irritated at himself and not at the Vikings, but from his prior comments it sounds like he thinks he's being unjustly ridiculed. If that's the case then he's not being honest with himself.

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Re: Kickers?

Post by soflavike » Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:26 pm

The Vikes should just go for 2 pt conversions on all TD's. Better odds than letting Walsh kick a PAT.
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Re: Kickers?

Post by TSonn » Sun Nov 13, 2016 4:29 pm

soflavike wrote:The Vikes should just go for 2 pt conversions on all TD's. Better odds than letting Walsh kick a PAT.
Not necessarily. How many attempts did it take us today to get convert a 1 yard run? How many times did we not get it? I think we were 1 for 6 on runs where we needed a yard for a TD or a first. Pathetic.

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Re: Kickers?

Post by Purple Reign » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:29 pm

soflavike wrote:The Vikes should just go for 2 pt conversions on all TD's. Better odds than letting Walsh kick a PAT.
I don't know either. Look at the Dallas/Pittsburgh game today. Pittsburgh was 0-4 and Dallas was 0-2 on 2 point conversion attempts. Plus we are terrible in short yardage situations.

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Post by Purple Reign » Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:30 pm

soflavike wrote:The Vikes should just go for 2 pt conversions on all TD's. Better odds than letting Walsh kick a PAT.
I don't know either. Look at the Dallas/Pittsburgh game today. Pittsburgh was 0-4 and Dallas was 0-2 on 2 point conversion attempts. Plus we are terrible in short yardage situations.

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Re: Kickers?

Post by PacificNorseWest » Mon Nov 14, 2016 2:55 pm

The Vikings can't even get first downs on 3rd/4th and 1's nor can they score at the goalline. Converting two-point conversions is less probable than even Blair kicking the XP.

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Re: Kickers?

Post by halfgiz » Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:14 pm

Walsh just needs to go....and Rick & Zimmer are dragging their feet. We could of had Gould, he was there.

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Re: Kickers?

Post by DMB1MT » Tue Nov 15, 2016 11:51 am

RELEASED!!!!! WHAT TOOK SO LONG?!!

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Post by beerfan » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:10 pm

Sounds like we are signing Kai Forbath

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Re: Kickers?

Post by Mothman » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:10 pm

Here's the official team announcement:

Vikings Release K Blair Walsh

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Re: Kickers?

Post by PurpleMustReign » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:18 pm

Ding dong the witch is dead!

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Re: Kickers?

Post by DK Sweets » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:27 pm

It sucks thinking back to how good we thought he would be at the end of the 2012 season, but it was time for him to go. Hopefully he finds success and we find a better alternative.


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