Sometimes NFL games are so famous they get a name. Hence why the 2016 playoff classic between the Seahawks and the Vikings is known as the Blair Walsh Game. The stunning miss on the short field goal gave an unexpected win to Seattle, and began an epic odyssey for Minnesota. The game featured a boss move by an 88-year old former head coach, a broken nose, an Odell Beckham-like catch and one jaw-dropping sequence you could point to and say “That’s Russell Wilson’s career in one play.” As direct and indirect results of this game, the Seahawks changed the focus of their team, and the Vikings cleaned house. Oh, and Blair Walsh ended up kicking for the Seahawks after. It’s Special Teams: The Blair Walsh Game.
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