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Kyle Rudolph

25-Year-Old Tight End – Minnesota Vikings

2014 Receiving Stats

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24

Yds

231

TD

2

Avg

9.6

Tar

34

2014 Receiving Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

A Pro Bowler in 2012, Rudolph was limited to eight games last year after suffering a season-ending broken foot in Week 9. He was a touchdown specialist in 2012 (nine TD on 53 receptions) but this year...

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2014 ADP:  87.1

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  10

STATUS:  Inactive     INJURY:  Knee      FRI PRACTICE:   Limited
HT: 6' 6"   WT: 259   DOB: 11/9/1989
College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Kyle Rudolph Contract Information:

Rudolph agreed to a five-year, $36.5 million contract extension that can be worth up to $40 million in July 2014. The extension begins in 2015.

December 21, 2014  –  Kyle Rudolph News

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Rudolph (ankle/knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Dolphins.

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Kyle Rudolph NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2011 21 Min 15 26 249 3 39 9.6 6.4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 22 Min 16 53 493 9 93 9.3 5.3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 Min 8 30 313 3 46 10.4 6.8 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 Min 8 24 231 2 34 9.6 6.8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kyle Rudolph Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2011 21 Min 15 2.9 4.6 3.7 2 17 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2012 22 Min 16 6.5 9.8 8.1 3 31 17 9 5 0 0 0 0 0
2013 23 Min 8 6.2 9.9 8.0 4 39 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 24 Min 8 4.4 7.4 5.9 3 29 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Kyle Rudolph – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Tight End
  1. Kyle Rudolph
  2. Rhett Ellison
  3. Chase Ford
Minnesota Vikings

Snap Count Stats

392

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Kyle Rudolph was on the field for 392 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

1

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Kyle Rudolph was on the field for 1 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 951 15
2013 424 21
2014 392 1
Kyle Rudolph 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @StL 55 0 2 16 1 4 8.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
2 NE 58 0 5 53 0 8 10.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 46 0 3 27 0 5 9.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Atl
5 @GB
6 Det
7 @Buf
8 @TB
9 Was
10 BYE Bye Week
11 @Chi 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 GB 60 0 3 50 0 5 16.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Car 44 0 2 7 1 3 3.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
14 NYJ 54 0 2 9 0 2 4.5 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Det 61 1 7 69 0 7 9.9 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 @Mia
17 Chi

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Kyle Rudolph  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   259 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.83 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.37 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.24 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   34.00 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   10.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   35 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   113 in
WEAK
Bench Press:   19 reps
WEAK
Minnesota Vikings Team Injury Report
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Ahmad Dixon  Inact
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Charlie Johnson  Inact
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Zach Line  Inact
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Shaun Prater  Inact
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Kyle Rudolph  Inact
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Kyle Rudolph: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Rudolph (ankle/knee) is doubtful for Sunday's game against Miami.

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Rudolph (knee) didn't take part in practice Thursday, Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Rudolph (knee/ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Rudolph had a season-high seven catches on seven targets for 69 yards in Sunday's loss at Detroit.

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Minnesota offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Rudolph lacks the explosiveness and the quickness he had before sports hernia surgery in late September, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. "I don't think he'll be all the way back until we get into camp next year," Turner said.

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Rudolph (abdomen) is active for Sunday’s game against the Jets.

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Rudolph (abdomen) is probable for Sunday's game against the Jets.

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Rudolph was listed on the injury report last week, but fully practiced and was able to play so we'd expect the same outcome this week. Rudolph may not be at full strength the rest of the season after hernia surgery in September, but he could make an impact in the red zone as he had a four-yard touchdown last week.
Rudolph had two receptions for seven yards, including a four-yard touchdown, in Sunday's win over Carolina. He was targeted four times.

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Rudolph (abdomen) is active for Sunday's contest against the Panthers.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Rudolph was a touchdown specialist last year, tallying nine scores despite recording only 53 catches, thanks to increased work in the red zone - his 17 targets there were second among tight ends. Rudolph is an ideal red-zone weapon as his 6-6, 260-pound frame allows him to get the ball in places opposing defenders can't reach. Rudolph is also considered a good blocker for the running attack, displaying the ability to open up holes or seal the edge when necessary. Other than the scores, however, the Rudolph-Christian Ponder connection was lackluster – Rudolph's yards per target fell to a paltry 5.3. And while Rudolph was targeted a healthy 93 times, he caught fewer than 57 percent of the passes that came his way, accounting for only 493 yards, 25th among tight ends.

2012

Rudolph had a decent rookie season as he saw his role in the offense grow in the second half. The 6-6, 260-pound tight end caught all three of his touchdowns in the final six games, showing improved chemistry with Christian Ponder. While Rudolph only had 39 targets, he showed enough receiving skills to have a much larger role this season with Visanthe Schianco gone via free agency. Unfortunately, the Vikings signed John Carlson to replace him. Carlson, though, is coming off a season-long shoulder injury, and the Vikings run a lot of two tight-end sets anyway. Look for Rudolph to win the starting job and be the bigger factor in the Vikings’ passing game.

2011

Rudolph was the first tight end drafted in 2011, but he begins the season as the second tight end on the depth chart with the opportunity to learn the nuances of the game from veteran Visanthe Shiancoe. Big and physical at 6-6, 260, the Notre Dame standout still needs to improve his blocking skills, which might be his weakest attribute. He has good speed for his size and will continue to develop strength as a 21-year-old. Coaches have raved about his “coachability” and with his physical tools, Rudolph has the most long-term upside of any rookie tight end. A hamstring injury that had nagged him during the early part of the Notre Dame season shut him down completely for the last six games, but isn't expected to be a problem when training camp starts.