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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:55:56 -0700
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will be guaranteed $19.4 million as part of his five-year, $36.5 million contract extension. He'll receive a $6.5 million signing bonus and a $960,000 guaranteed base salary in 2014. The rest of the $12 million of the guarantees are for injury only.
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 19:25:19 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have signed TE Kyle Rudolph to a five-year extension worth $36.5 million.
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:41:41 -0700
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph lost some weight this offseason in hopes of being able to get open more often in offensive coordinator Norv Turner's offensive scheme.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 23:50:03 -0700
Updating a previous item, Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has studied videos of past tight ends offensive coordinator Norv Turner has worked with before.
Fantasy Tip: If Rudolph takes time like this to look at how Turner operates his offense, that's a good sign. The team's quarterback situation will determine how the receivers fare in 2014, but if the passing game excels and uses the tight end more often then Rudolph could bear watching.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:55:51 -0700
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has slimmed down this offseason, dropping about 15 pounds. "It was more of just a focus on my diet in February and March, versus, you are out in California, you work out every day, so you feel like you can eat whatever you want," Rudolph said. "Nothing really changes, because you make up for it with the workouts, but when I really focused on eating lean meats, eating the salads, you see the results."
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:37:16 -0700
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph said the team still have not approached him about a possible contract extension. He said he would like to stay with the team but it will be their decision.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:36:28 -0700
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) said he has been running since mid-February and has experienced no foot problems.
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:08:45 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have not had any contract extension talks with TE Kyle Rudolph this offseason even though Rudolph would like to sign an extension. Rudolph will be an unrestricted free agent next offseason.
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:02:46 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings could consider signing TE Kyle Rudolph to a contract extension this offseason, because he will be entering the final year of his contract.
Sat, 25 Jan 2014 19:13:21 -0800
Beat writer Ben Goessling expects Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph to see a bigger role in the offense under new offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who has made stars out of former Dallas Cowboys TE Jay Novacek, San Diego Chargers TE Antonio Gates and Cleveland Browns TE Jordan Cameron. The team might flex Rudolph out and let him work through the midde of the defense.
Fantasy Tip: Rudolph might emerge as a Top 10 fantasy option at his position if the team gets solid quarterback play, and Turner does in fact lean upon Rudolph more heavily than he was used by the old coaching regime.
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