Seahawks’ Blair Walsh: Gestures during dais stirred by Vikings’ taunts

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SEATTLE — Seattle Seahawks kicker Blair Walsh pronounced his gestures towards a Minnesota Vikings’ sideline Friday night were a outcome of his ex-teammates derisive him.

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  • “I felt like it was zero that was critical or meant to be hurtful, yet we wanted to let them know that it only wasn’t going to hurl off,” Walsh said. “I didn’t contend anything though. Just looked during them.”

    Walsh done a span of 52-yard margin goals in a second half, and after any one, he gestured toward a Vikings’ sideline. Following a second kick, cornerback Richard Sherman raced onto a margin to demonstrate his approval.

    Asked what a Vikings were observant to him, Walsh said, “Nothing we can repeat here. That’s for sure.”

    Walsh played 5 seasons in Minnesota before a group expelled him in November. He sealed with a Seahawks as a giveaway representative this offseason.

    “I simply was only responding to removing taunted,” Walsh said. “I didn’t contend anything. When you’ve got guys who were your teammates for 5 years yelling during we when you’re perplexing to kick, it’s only odd. And we wish they were in jest. And we wish they didn’t meant it since we didn’t meant anything with mine, yet it was unequivocally not out of nowhere.”

    Added Seahawks manager Pete Carroll: “I’m dismissed adult for Blair. …They were giving him a tough time. They were razzing him a small bit and all that. He was only carrying a small fun with it. He’s a unequivocally good competitor. we like his mentality, and we consider we are really advantageous to have him.”

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