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Vikings Could Be Super Bowl Contenders in U.S. Bank Stadium

The new Minnesota Vikings stadium will be called U.S. Bank Stadium, which is set to open in 2016. If the Vikings continue to improve, they could be competing for a Super Bowl that season. This is a team loaded with plenty of young talent and a good coach in Mike Zimmer. Adrian Peterson is getting up there in age, but should remain one of the best running backs in the league for the...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Purple Fantasy Forecast | Vikings Fantasy Football Preview

Day by day June is slowly ticking away and with every passing second we get closer to August and the start of many fantasy football drafts around the world.  Today we take a look at the Minnesota Vikings roster to see if there are any players worth pinning your fantasy hopes on and where may be a good spot to take them. RB Adrian Peterson Peterson and the Vikings appear to have...
Via DraftSeason
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Jerick McKinnon to have limited role in Vikes offense ► By Steve Painter, Vikings Correspondent, Fri, Jun 5th 7:52pm EDT. McKinnon has done well this ... (Minnesota Vikings). Fantasy Impact: Unless AP suffers an ... Rudolph: Mike Zimmer's approach with Peterson won locker room ► If there's one person who has gotten the credit for Adrian Peterson's return to the Minnesota...
Via 60 Max Power O
26 days ago  |  Discuss

TE Kyle Rudolph says Mike Zimmer's loyalty to his players has earned him the respect of the team

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph said that coach Mike Zimmer has the respect of the entire team after going to bat for Adrian Peterson and not throwing him under the bus. Zimmer is known to be a hard-nosed coach; however, he showed that he has a good connection with his players and that he has the support of the entire organization “When you have a guy like that,...
Via 60 Max Power O
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Players Poised To Break Out in 2015

Star players often capture the spotlight around the NFL. This is especially true this time of year when many standout players receive massive contract extensions or run into off-the-field trouble. But every year, we also witness plenty of unproven, promising young playmakers step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these guys were merely...
Via Gridiron Grit
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater excited to have Kyle Rudolph back

Blazing fast wide receiver Mike Wallace is a valuable addition to Teddy Bridgewater's passing arsenal, but that doesn't mean Minnesota Vikings quarterback is overlooking the impact tight end Kyle Rudolph is primed to have in 2015."I’ll tell you, what’s even a better addition is have Kyle Rudolph back healthy," Bridgewater told Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune. "He’s like a whole...
Via Fox Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater pumped up over a healthy Kyle Rudolph

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said that there is another addition to the team that he's even more excited about over wide receiver Mike Wallace, and he said that the player was already on the roster. Tight end Kyle Rudolph missed seven games due to a sports hernia and then injured his ankle and knee in 2014. However, Bridgewater feels getting a healthy Rudolph...
Via 60 Max Power O
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

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
May 27, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rudolph inactive for Vikings against Dolphins

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Tight end Kyle Rudolph is inactive for the Minnesota Vikings against the Miami Dolphins because of ankle and knee injuries. Rudolph, who will miss his seventh game of the season, had been doubtful. Safety Robert Blanton is active Sunday, but won't start. He had been questionable with ankle and knee injuries. Right tackle Dallas Thomas is inactive for the...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  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

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

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...
Via DraftSeason
September 05, 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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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