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Vikings rookie Walsh named NFC special teams player of the week

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Vikings rookie kicker Blair Walsh was named Special Teams Player of the Week for the NFC.

Walsh went 4-for-4 on field goals in his NFL debut. The sixth-round pick out of Georgia who replaced Ryan Longwell made field goals of 20, 42, 55 and 38 yards and was 2-2 on extra points.

His 55-yarder sent the game into overtime. Walsh connected on a 38-yard game-winner in overtime; the kick held up as the Vikings were able to stop Jacksonville on its overtime possession.
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