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Minnesota Vikings open up OTAs in the rain

The days of a roofed stadium are on hold in Minnesota, as the Vikings are temporarily a team that plays its home games outdoors. They started scheduling home games at the University of Minnesota's TCF Bank Stadium last season and will play there again in 2015 as they await the completion of New Minnesota Stadium.To help prepare, the Vikings got a taste of the elements on their very...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Vikings Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is now over.  This means teams are just about finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to prepare their offseason programs. With the draft recently concluding, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate where each team stands in comparison to the other 31 NFL teams. After taking that...
Via TopSportsReport
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Minnesota's Kyle Rudolph Overrated?

Last July, the Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed on a five-year contract extension that made Rudolph the fifth highest paid tight end in the NFL. It seemed like the Vikings were being smart and locking up a potential franchise player, but was it really that smart of them?In the past two seasons, it has seemed like Rudolph has spent more time on the sidelines in...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph dispenses wisdom for combine

The NFL Combine is coming up, which means the league is about to be infused with a fresh generation of talent, but some guys will see their pro dreams dashed on the rocks… AROUND COVER32 Free Agency Preview: The top-10 quarterbacks on the open market Power Rankings: Rating NFL owners from 1-32s It’s a stressful time for those athletes. Here’s the advice that Minnesota Vikings...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' Rudolph returns from sports hernia

CHICAGO (AP) Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is active for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears after missing six games because of a sports hernia. The former Pro Bowl MVP was bothered by the injury in the preseason, and it started to slow him down when the season began. He had seven catches for 149 yards and a touchdown in the first three games before having surgery...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 11 Injury Updates: Brandon Marshall, Martellus Bennett, Kyle Rudolph, Jordan Cameron

Week 11’s NFC North tilt between Minnesota and Chicago features a trio of pass-catchers who show up on the injury report. Will the Vikings and...
Via Athlon Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Kyle Rudolph Expected to Play vs Bears

The Minnesota Vikings should get the stud TE, Kyle Rudolph, back in Week 11 when they take on the Chicago Bears.  Rudolph has not played since September 21 and has just 10 catches for 96 yards and touchdown on the season.  Rudolphs is key in the development of Teddy Bridgewater.  Well, I guess Adrian Peterson is too! #152096288 / gettyimages.com Bridgewater has attempted...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph hopeful to play vs. Bears

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Adrian Peterson isn't the only big piece of the Minnesota Vikings offense that has been missing for most of the season. Tight end Kyle Rudolph has missed the last seven games after having surgery to repair a sports hernia. After two months of rehabilitation, Rudolph appears close to returning to the field. Rudolph was back at practice this week as the Vikings...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Rudolph appears set to return as big target for Bridgewater

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- If a tight end is a quarterback's best friend, Minnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater should be ready to have plenty of pals ready to help him continue his progress. Tight end Kyle Rudolph was a full participant in Thursday's practice for Minnesota and coach Mike Zimmer said he thinks Rudolph will be ready to rejoin the lineup Sunday at Chicago after missing...
Via Fox Sports North
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 11: Minnesota Vikings Fantasy Football Preview vs. Bears

The Minnesota Vikings could help your fantasy team down the stretch. Wait, don’t laugh at that...seriously!With a potential of Adrian Peterson and the imminent return of Kyle Rudolph, there could be enough to breathe life into the stagnant Viking offense as they push to sneak into the playoffs. Meanwhile, the additions could also provide a spark to your contending team ready to...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFL rejects Peterson's immediate reinstatement

            The NFL has rejected Adrian Peterson’s attempt for immediate reinstatement following his plea agreement on Tuesday and has refused to discuss a settlement over his playing status, reports Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports. According to the report, the league has told Peterson’s representatives that a decision would “be...
Via Sports-Glory
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Vikings' Rudolph returns to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings might be thinking about getting away for the team's bye week, but one member of the team is only thinking about coming back. Minnesota coach Mike Zimmer held one more practice before the players and coaches are allowed to depart with time off during this week's bye. Tight end Kyle Rudolph, out since Week 3 because of double sports hernia...
Via Fox Sports North
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer slowly but surely building a contender in the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are building up a very talented roster that should reign NFL dominance in a few years. That will be a foundation built around quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and young receiver Cordarelle Patterson, tight end Kyle Rudolph and running back Matt Asiata. But the way their defense played on Sunday showed the league something: Defense is the key to future success...
Via cover32 - Vikings
October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Without Rudolph, Vikings must fill tight-end void with committee

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A slimmed-down Kyle Rudolph returned to the Minnesota Vikings this year motivated about the possibilities of being united with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner. The 6-foot-6 target with the big mitts to match had just signed a five-year contract extension making him one of the league's highest-paid tight ends, providing insight into the team's feelings...
Via Fox Sports North
September 25, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: MRI Results Are in and Kyle Rudolph is Out

There has been no shortage of injuries thus far in a young 2014 NFL season for the Bears and their NFC North competition. Adding to an already sad season for the Vikings, news broke today that starting tight end Kyle Rudolph will be out for at least six weeks in order to recover from a groin injury he suffered Sunday versus the New Orleans Saints. Per source, Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph...
Via Sports Mockery
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Matt Cassel, Kyle Rudolph

Coming off a 20-9 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings are now 1-2 on the season and head coach Mike Zimmer's Monday press conference amounted to an extended injury report with injuries to multiple key players.#455881688 / gettyimages.comQuarterback Matt Cassel suffered a broken left foot after being tackled at the end of a scramble during the second quarter...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyle Rudolph Out 6 Weeks - Sports Hernia

As if the Minnesota Vikings needed MORE bad news this season, not only did they lose Matt Cassel for the season to a broken foot, Kyle Rudolph will require surgery, keeping him sidelined for 6 weeks. Rudolph suffered a groin injury in the Vikings loss to the New Orleans Saints, and will require surgery for a sports hernia.  Teddy Bridgewater just lost an important piece to his...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph Needs Surgery, Out Close To 6 Weeks

Albert Breer of the NFL Network reports that after undergoing an MRI on his injured groin, Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will require surgery and is expected to be out six weeks. Rudolph appeared to be fighting through something during Sunday’s loss to the Saints, but he did manage to catch three passes for 27 yards and was targeted five times before departing. Rudolph, 24, signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nostralupagus’ Minnesota Vikings 2014 Season Predictions

We searched high and low, and long and hard, and finally found the elusive Nostralupagus meditating half nude under a brush pile in the forests of Cardinal Road.  After luring him out with a bottle of Morgan, a six pack of Spotted Cow, and a plate of cheese and crackers, he gave us the following predictions on the 2014 Minnesota Vikings season. 1. OHHHH AHHHHH UMMMMMM YESSSSSS I...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Fantasy Football Outlook

2013 was a pretty awful season for the Minnesota Vikings, especially on the road. The Vikings finished the season 5-10-1 and went 0-7-1 on the road. Despite bringing in Greg Jennings to give the team a playmaker, the passing game was a disaster. This was largely due to the fact that the Vikings used three different starting quarterbacks during the season, which included Josh Freeman...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Minnesota Vikings spot in the Power Rankings; teams that should call Tim Tebow

Two weeks from today will be heaven on Earth. Until then, here are the best cover32 stories from the past week to help you pass the time: National Columns • Power Rankings: Where each NFL team stands after preseason Week 2 (READ) • Heroes and Goats: Five who did and didn’t shine in preseason Week 2 (READ) • QB Ratings: Ranking every starting quarterback from 1-32 (READ)...
Via cover32 - Vikings
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Before drafting you need to see Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph’s fantasy ranking

Halfway through the preseason, things are starting to come into shape; it’s becoming clearer who is going to flourish, who is going to struggle and who might be soon be replaced. That’s important information heading into fantasy football drafts. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Vikings vs Chiefs game preview

Now that the Minnesota Vikings are 2-0 under head coach Mike Zimmer, I’m slowly but surely becoming a bigger and bigger fan of Zimmer. The next game against the Chiefs, however, will surely be more of a challenge, considering the 3rd preseason game is normally the closest to regular season game action. The Vikings will be traveling to Kansas City’s Arrowhead Stadium on Saturday...
Via isportsweb.com
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' slimmed-down Rudolph dances through Arizona's secondary

MINNEAPOLIS -- Since bouncing from tight end to split end to slot receiver to H-back and back again at Elder High School in Cincinnati, Kyle Rudolph's long had the notion he might join the cabal of field-stretching, pass-nabbing tight ends currently sweeping the NFL landscape. The possibility continued to germinate when Notre Dame offensive coordinator Charley Molnar shifted him...
Via Fox Sports North
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: How many games the 2014 Minnesota Vikings will win, hot WAGs, more

Even if it’s preseason, it certainly feels good to see football back on the tube. In case you missed it, here are the best columns from the cover32 universe this wek: National Columns • Team by team: Why 2014 will be a successful season (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the hottest WAG from each NFL team (READ) • Team by team: Why 2014 could be a failure (READ) • The 10...
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August 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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