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Blair Walsh: Rejoins Saints' practice squad
Walsh was signed to the Saints' practice squad Saturday.
Walsh has begun to shuffle back and forth between the practice squad for the Saints and will now aim to return to an NFL game. The kicker hasn't appeared in a matchup since 2017, when he made 21 of 29 field-goal attempts.... See More ... See Less
Blair Walsh: Waived from practice squad
The Saints released Walsh from their practice squad Wednesday, Amie Just of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Walsh spent just two days on the Saints' practice squad and won't have further opportunities to show his talents to New Orleans.... See More ... See Less
Blair Walsh: Joins Saints' practice squad
The Saints signed Walsh to their practice squad Monday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Walsh hasn't appeared in an NFL game since 2017, a season in which he made 21 of 29 field-goal attempts. The kicker will join the Saints as a contingency plan in case any COVID issues arise. Wil Lutz is expected to continue as the starting kicker for Sunday's NFC divisional-round matchup against Tampa Bay.... See More ... See Less
Blair Walsh: Released by Falcons
Walsh was released by the Falcons on Saturday, Will McFadden of the Falcons' official site reports.
Walsh lasted only a week in Atlanta, with the team ultimately deciding to re-sign franchise mainstay Matt Bryant. Walsh struggled in his practice session Tuesday, hitting only five of nine tries, but it is uncertain if that performance played a major factor in the Falcons going a different direction at kicker.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Blair Walsh: Coach downplays shaky practice
Walsh succeeded on five of nine field-goal tries during his kicking session at Falcons' practice Tuesday, D. Orlando Ledbetter of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Head coach Dan Quinn was adamant that looking too closely at practice stats is a "dangerous subject," but did concede that Walsh's performance took a dip between Monday and Tuesday. Quinn stressed that in-game results are a far stronger indicator of ability, and the coaching staff will have to make a decision on the starting kicker based on that. Giorgio Tavecchio has floundered with four missed field goals on eight opportunities thus far in the preseason slate, while Walsh enters Thursday's tilt with Jacksonville having posted a 79.9 percent conversion rate over his past five NFL seasons, after hitting 92.1 percent as a rookie.... See More ... See Less
Falcons' Blair Walsh: Heading to Atlanta
Walsh signed a contract with the Falcons on Saturday, Will McFadden of the team's official site reports.
Walsh last saw an NFL field with the Seahawks in 2017, where he made 21 of 29 field goal attempts (72 percent). Before that, the 29-year-old spent five seasons with the Vikings, where he converted 84.2 percent of his field-goal attempts and 94.5 percent of his tries on extra points. Walsh will be joined by Giorgio Tavecchio in Atlanta.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Likely done in Seattle
Walsh was 21 of 29 on field-goal attempts and 37 for 38 on extra-points attempts for the Seahawks in 2017.
Walsh's longest field goal of the season was 49 yards, and he finished the season on a sour note with a missed 48-yard field goal in the final minute of the Week 17 loss to the Cardinals. The Seahawks have already signed former-Jaguar Jason Myers to a reserve\future contract as Walsh is set to hit free agency, with his tenure in Seattle likely over.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Scores three points
Walsh did not attempt a field goal but made all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 21-12 win over the Cowboys.
Walsh has gone back-to-back games without attempting a field goal, limiting his recent fantasy performances. With just 94 points on the season, however, owners shouldn't have been expecting too much from him.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Just one point
Walsh did not attempt a field goal but made his lone extra-point try in Sunday's 42-7 loss to the Rams.
Walsh did all that was required of him Sunday, but unfortunately, that barely translated into any fantasy success. Through 14 games, he now sports 91 points.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Receives vote of confidence
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reiterated Wednesday that Walsh will remain the team's kicker, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Walsh missed a 38-yard field goal in Sunday's loss to the Jaguars, the third field goal inside 40 yards he has missed this season. Despite his inconsistency, Walsh will have a little bit of leash to turn things around, though Seattle's problematic salary-cap situation may be one of the main reasons the team hasn't explored other options at the position.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Scores six again
Walsh made a 28-yard field goal but missed from 38 yards in Sunday's 30-24 loss to the Jaguars. He also made all three of his extra-point tries.
Walsh has now scored six points in three straight weeks. Although he's now missed seven of 27 field-goal opportunities this season, his point tally still places inside the top 15 leaguewide.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Nets six points
Walsh made a 46-yard field goal and all three of his extra-point tries in Sunday's 24-10 win over the Eagles.
Walsh had missed a field goal in back-to-back games entering Sunday's tilt, but he cleaned up his act with a perfect performance. Through 12 games, he's now tallied 84 points.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Misses field goal
Walsh made one of his two field-goal attempts (34 yards) and all three of his extra-point tries en route to six points in Sunday's 24-13 win over the 49ers.
Walsh has missed a field goal in back-to-back games, with his latest failed attempt coming from 48 yards. On the season, his 78 points rank just outside the top 15 leaguewide.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Gets vote of confidence from Carroll
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said he still has confidence in Walsh, who came up short on a 52-yard field goal attempt that would've tied the score in the final seconds of Sunday's 34-31 loss to the Falcons, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
Walsh converted his other three attempts, but he previously went 0 for 3 in a 17-14 loss to the Redskins in Week 9. His track record suggests he should be on a short leash, which ultimately may be the case as the season progresses. Another poor outing could inspire the Seahawks to bring in other kickers for workouts, but Walsh will at least get another shot Week 12 in San Francisco.... See More ... See Less
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