Blair Walsh Talks Missed Field Goal vs. Seahawks, Kicking at TCF Bank Stadium

May 25, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh has firmly moved on from the missed field goal that cost his team a spot in the divisional round of the 2015 NFL playoffs.
"My common message to [those who ask about the miss] is it's one moment," Walsh said Wednesday, per Mark Craig of the Star Tribune. "It won't define me."   
With 26 seconds remaining in the Wild Card Game against the Seattle Seahawks, Walsh sent a 27-yard attempt wide left, and Minnesota lost 10-9, via the NFL:
The 26-year-old said he has largely pushed the moment to the back of his mind, per Craig:
I'm way past the point of being upset about it or, you know, to the point where it bothers you like that. It's something I've already dealt with and gone through. On a day-to-day basis, no, I don't think about it. I really don't use it like that.
That initial month or so period, I definitely looked at it as motivation for me. But, like I said before, I had a good year. That was enough motivation for...

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