Kyle Rudolph news, rumors and stats

 

Kyle Rudolph

Minnesota Vikings
Tight End

Ht: 6.5 | Wt: 265

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Week By Week

YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2011MIN15262499.58300000
2012MIN16534939.30910000
2013MIN83031310.43300000
Average:3635210500000
Total:1091055101510000

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph loses his signal caller

Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:37:11 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will be catching his passes for QB Shaun Hill instead of QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) this season.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph has very little fantasy appeal as it is, but now he is undraftable even in the deepest of fantasy formats despite a miraculous renaissance by both he and Hill.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph not lacking confidence

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:56:57 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph said he feels he is the best all-around tight end in the NFL, and he added that the position is about more than catching passes and running routes.

Fantasy Tip: Unfortunately, Rudolph's abilities as a blocker don't impact his fantasy value. He is a touchdown-dependent option and best suited as a fantasy backup.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson

Vikings | Bridgewater, Kyle Rudolph connecting

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:30:47 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater said he and TE Kyle Rudolph talk about how they can improve when they're not on the field. Bridgewater also said Rudolph studies the plays from a quarterback's perspective. The young quarterback has learned to trust his tight end more, too, and Bridgewater has counted on Rudolph to come through.

Fantasy Tip: Even with a developed connection and better rapport, Bridgewater and Rudolph are both backups in their respective positions from a fantasy perspective.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Vikings.com - Eric Smith

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph should be more involved

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:19:41 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph is expected to be more involved in the passing game in 2016 if the offensive line is able to improve their pass blocking. Rudolph developed a chemistry with QB Teddy Bridgewater during the final six games of the season and caught 26 passes for 313 yards and two touchdowns during that span.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph spent a lot of time as a blocker in 2015 but should receive more targets if Bridgewater has more time in the pocket. Rudolph likely would be a No. 2 tight end in most leagues in 2016 but could be a decent starting option against certain opponents.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph due for poor outing?

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 21:25:50 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph finished with 106 yards and a touchdown in Week 11, but since 2013, he has never finished with eight or more fantasy points in standard scoring in back-to-back games.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is the poster child for inconsistency, and history says that expecting him to build on last week's big performance is a recipe for disappointment.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Michael Fabiano

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph shines in loss

Sun, 22 Nov 2015 18:32:29 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph had six catches for a season-high 106 yards and a touchdown in a 30-13 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph hadn't topped 30 yards in a game since the opener, and nearly doubled his season total in one game. He has the physical tools to deliver big numbers on a routine basis, but there is no guarantee he will continue to produce.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph headed for quiet week?

Sat, 07 Nov 2015 21:09:43 -0800

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph faces the St. Louis Rams in Week 9, and the Rams have allowed just one touchdown to opposing tight ends this season.

Fantasy Tip: Considering Rudolph ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) derives a majority of his value from touchdowns, he is a very risky play at FantasyScore against the Rams.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph blocking more

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 06:59:43 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has been used to block more since OT T.J. Clemmings is a rookie at right tackle, according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. According to ESPN Stats and Information, he's been targeted on only 18.1% of his pass routes, which makes him the 22nd-most-frequently targeted tight end in the game.

Fantasy Tip: Rudolph ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) faces a Chicago Bears team that has limited tight ends the past three weeks. Rudolph could be a low-end option on FantasyScore, but his usage doesn't give him much upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph does very little

Sun, 04 Oct 2015 19:43:15 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph had just two catches for seven yards in the Week 4 game against the Denver Broncos. He was targeted four times.

Fantasy Tip: It was a terribly disappointing day for Rudolph ($4,600, 9.2% of cap) and his FantasyScore players. He has been too inconsistent to trust in FantasyScore right now.

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Vikings | Kyle Rudolph struggles against Detroit

Thu, 17 Sep 2015 18:38:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph faces the Detroit Lions in Week 2, and in six career meetings with Detroit, Rudolph is averaging 34.5 receiving yards and has one total touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: Minnesota's offense didn't perform well in Week 1, and his history versus Detroit makes Rudolph ($3,600, 7.2% of cap) a risky play at FantasyScore.

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