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September 1, 2019 03:20 AM
Blair Walsh: Released by Falcons
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

August 27, 2019 11:04 PM
Falcons' Blair Walsh: Coach downplays shaky practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

August 24, 2019 09:08 PM
Falcons' Blair Walsh: Heading to Atlanta
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

January 15, 2018 08:28 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Likely done in Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 26, 2017 12:04 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Scores three points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 19, 2017 09:56 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Just one point
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 14, 2017 04:16 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Receives vote of confidence
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 12, 2017 04:08 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Scores six again
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

December 4, 2017 08:56 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Nets six points
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

November 28, 2017 09:36 AM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Misses field goal
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

November 22, 2017 09:20 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Gets vote of confidence from Carroll
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

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.

November 10, 2017 01:16 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Fulfills duties Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh hit a pair of field goals and a pair of extra points Thursday against the Cardinals.

Walsh's abilities came into question against the Redskins in Week 9, when he missed all three field-goal attempts. The 27-year-old kicker has four total missed field goals and one missed extra point this season. The blemish in Week 9 likely hurt fantasy owners' trust, but he appears to be back on the right track.

November 6, 2017 10:08 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Will remain Seahawks' kicker
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh, who missed all three of his field-goal attempts in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, will remain the Seahawks' kicker without any competition this week, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

It was a brutal kicking day for Walsh, but coach Pete Carroll appears to still have plenty of faith in his kicker, who was 12-of-13 on his kicks going into Sunday's contest. Walsh won't have much time to shake any demons from Sunday, however, with Seattle on a short week due to its Thursday night showdown in Arizona.

October 31, 2017 08:40 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Enjoys perfect day Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh converted both of his field-goal attempts and was a perfect on all five of his extra points in the Seahawks' 41-38 win over the Texans on Sunday.

The infamous Walsh has seemingly found his stroke as of late after adding another 11 points to his kicking resume in Sunday's winning effort. While the boots weren't from long distance, it's great to see Walsh's consistency trending upwards, as he's proving reliable from 50 yards and in.

October 24, 2017 10:36 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Converts FG, three PATs in win at NYG
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh converted a 39-yard field goal and three extra points in Seattle's win at the Giants on Sunday.

Walsh hasn't had many scoring opportunities this season. He ranks 21st in field-goal attempts with 11 and 15th with 13 extra-point attempts. The Seahawks' offense has been moderately improved in recent weeks, so perhaps Walsh will get more opportunities soon.

October 6, 2017 07:52 AM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Misses first FG of season vs. Colts
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh missed one of two field goals Sunday's 46-18 win over the Colts but made five extra points to finish with eight points, his highest total since Week 1.

Walsh's first miss of the year came from 37 yards, although he did hit a 44-yarder. The Seahawks offense came to life in the second half, providing Walsh with more scoring opportunities. Seattle plays at the Rams in Week 5, but whether the offense shows up is always a question for this team.

September 19, 2017 08:28 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Misses PAT in Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh made two field goals Sunday but missed his only point after attempt.

Walsh's long was of 27 yards. His penchant for missing PATs is partly what got him released in Minnesota last year.

September 12, 2017 03:40 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Makes three field goals in opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh made all three of his field-goal attempts Sunday in the season opener at Green Bay, the longest which came from 41 yards.

Walsh was responsible for all of Seattle's points, as the offense was inept all day. Few scoring opportunities could be a recurring theme for the Walsh if the offensive line doesn't block better.

August 28, 2017 09:12 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Continues to have solid preseason
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh made all four of his field-goal attempts Friday, including a 47-yarder, in Seattle's preseason game against the Chiefs.

Walsh has had a good preseason, making eight of nine field goals with two from 50-plus yards. His only miss was from 53 yards.

February 9, 2017 11:30 PM
Seahawks' Blair Walsh: Signs with Seattle
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Walsh signed a contract with the Seahawks on Thursday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.

Walsh struggled mightily in 2016, missing four extra points and making 12 of 16 field-goal attempts prior to being released in November. Steven Hauschka, the Seahawks' kicker in 2016, will be a free agent upon the end of the league year, meaning Walsh could be set to handle the kicking duties in Seattle in 2017.

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Height/Weight:
5-10/175
Birthdate:
1/8/1990
Age:
29
Hometown:
Boca Raton, FL, USA
School:
Georgia
NFL Experience:
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