Below we breakdown each tight end on the current Minnesota Vikings roster. While Rudolph and Ellison are locks to make the team it will be an all-out battle among the other 3. Viking fans shouldn’t take the battle lightly, this will be a very important position in 2014, regardless of who the quarterback is they will be looking at their tight ends early and often in 2014.
Minnesota Vikings tight end Rhett Ellison was called for an unusual facemask penalty in overtime against the Chicago Bears on Sunday that wiped out a field goal and temporarily cost the Vikings a win. The Vikings got the ball second in overtime after forcing a Bears punt, so a field goal would have won the […]
The Vikings’ running game hasn’t been as productive this year as it was late last year, but they haven’t had Rhett Ellison, a key and efficient blocker, available as much as last year, either.
The Minnesota Vikings will be without fullback Rhett Ellison when they play the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
Ellison was listed as out for the game because of a knee injury that sidelined him from practice all week. The Vikings are already missing starting fullback Jerome Felton, who is serving the final game of a three-game suspension stemming from a DUI arrest two years ago.
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September 20, 2013
Vikings Training Camp Tight End Battle
The Vikings tight ends are probably one of the more mundane battles in camp this year as the top three guys Rudolph, Carlson, and Ellison should all be givens to make the final 53. The only thing that would spice this battle up would be if the Vikings keep a fourth tight end like last season or there is an injury in camp, and no one wants...
Brian Robinson inquired to a Tennessee Titan about accusations of dirty play but didn’t experience any himself. Plus, Rhett Ellison’s production is increasing, but will it stay on the uptick? And we delve into the Vikings’ spot in the rankings after five weeks.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings signed their other fourth-round pick, Rhett Ellison, on Wednesday leaving just the team's top three selections unsigned.
Ellison, a fullbacktight end out of Southern California, is the seventh of the team's 10 draft picks to agree to terms, officially signing a day after Minnesota signed fourth-round receivers Jarius Wright and...
The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract.
The Vikings announced the deal Wednesday. Ellison was one of the team's three fourth-round selections. He was chosen 128th overall out of USC and could eventually take the place of longtime battering ram Jim Kleinsasser, who retired after last season.
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May 23, 2012
Rhett Ellison is thrilled to be in the NFL and trying to learn multiple positions for the Vikings. He talked about his role with the team, his admiration for Jim Kleinsasser and the similar role he could be ask to execute.
Last weekend the Minnesota Vikings ran their rookie mini-camp. Pretty much all the rooks showed up (can or should they do that without contracts? What is the insurance on weekends like this like?) and got to know coaches, players, facilities, and see how they looked in purple. Early results? THEY LOOK AWESOME. In purple, I mean. I have no idea if any of these kids will pan out. Vikings...