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Notebook: Walsh has personal-best night

Even rookie Blair Walsh had to admit it was a personal-best game, but he came away with a few things to work on. Plus, Jared Allen was impressed with the paper-throwing crowd and other notes that help tell the tale of the Vikings' 36-14 win.

Rookie kicker Blair Walsh had a rare night Friday, breaking or tying a few franchise preseason records … and surpassing some of his personal bests. He tied a franchise record by scoring 18 points. The interesting part of that is that the other two Vikings who scored 18 in a game were running backs – Dave Osborn in 1970 and Oscar Reed in 1974. The old record for a kicker was 15 points by Fred...

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