Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Visited The First-Graders Who Wrote Him Those Adorable Letters (Video + Pics)

Blair Walsh First-Grader Letters

After Vikings kicker Blair Walsh choked on that 27-yard field goal attempt that would have sent the Vikings to the second round of the NFL playoffs, a first grade class at a local elementary school wrote him a bunch of adorable letters in an attempt to cheer him up.  They included such words of wisdom as “everybody makes mistakes sometimes,” and “puppies are cute,” and “you are handsome…don’t worry it’s just a game.” And, of course, they also proved that no matter how sour the lemons, you can always make lemonade.

On Thursday, Walsh went and visited those kids at Northpoint Elementary School in suburban Minneapolis to thank them for their kind words:

The kids, of course, had questions for Mr. Walsh:

And they had a gift for him as well:

But mostly they were just excited to meet a real Minnesota Viking and get his autograph:

Blair Walsh is a class act.

Hat Tip – [Deadspin]

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