Notebook: After facing cold, Vikings prep for warmth of Miami

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Sunday's forecast in Minneapolis calls for highs in the mid-30s and a chance of rain and snow, according to the National Weather Service. The Minnesota Vikings have braced for the cold all season in their first year in outdoor TCF Bank Stadium. Sunday's game provides a different weather challenge. After being in the cold all year, Minnesota travels to play...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rudolph Catches Season High Seven Passes In Week 15

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph caught a season-high seven balls for 69 yards.Fantasy Spin:Rudolph seems all the way back from sports hernia surgery. He will be a borderline TE1 the rest of the way.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Is Making His Case

Everyone has been itching to say it. It has been so long since the Vikings have had one of these, but they might finally have one; Teddy Bridgewater may be a legitimate franchise quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. Teddy Bridgewater’s play this season has generated almost enough excitement to keep minds off the many distractions that have come with the Vikings 2014 season....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Vikings return blocked punt for touchdown

            The Minnesota Vikings may not be a playoff contender in the NFC, but they are showing major improvement for the future. They are facing the extremely disappointing Carolina Panthers this afternoon, and have already gone up 14-0 on them in the first quarter. Minnesota’s second touchdown was a very impressive play. Adam Thielen...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sunday injury roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Packers @ Vikings, Sunday 1:00 PM on FOX - TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Greg Jennings, WR Questionable(Comment: Jennings (ribs) is expected to play Sunday against the Packers, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network.) Kyle Rudolph, TE Probable(Comment: Rudolph (abdomen/groin) is probable for Sunday's game against Green Bay.) Anthony Barr, LB Probable(Comment...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: ‘I won’t ever use a switch again’

            Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Following the NFL’s decision to suspend Adrian Peterson for at least the rest of the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings running back spoke with USA Today‘s Tom Pelissero in an attempt to repair his tarnished public image. Peterson told Pelissero during the “more than 90-minute...
Via Sports-Glory
27 days ago  |  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...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Report: Kyle Rudolph, Jerick McKinnon, Chase Ford

The Minnesota Vikings are very healthy coming off their Week 10 bye, with only five players even listed on their Friday injury report. Ahead of Sunday's game on the road against the Chicago Bears, here's a look at the Vikings' injury report for Week 11.  #454860358 / Tight end Kyle Rudolph (abdomen/groin) is listed as probable after practicing fully on Thursday...
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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

Minnesota Vikings Try To Excorcise Chicago Demons vs Bears

The Minnesota Vikings are preparing for an unexpected drive to the playoffs in the seasons’ final seven games. With four of the final seven games against their division rivals, the Vikings have a chance to get back into the playoff picture and chase the sixth-seeded Seattle Seahawks (who currently stand at 6-3).The gauntlet begins at Soldier Field where the Vikings will visit a...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikes Expect Rudolph To Play In Week 11

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (sports hernia) is expected to play Sunday, according to coach Mike Zimmer.Fantasy Spin:After getting in a limited practice on Wednesday, was a full participant in both Thursday and Friday's practice. Rudolph looks fully recovered, and should be a safe bet to suit up on Sunday. He will be a borderline TE1 against the Bears.
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November 14, 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 / Bridgewater has attempted...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Smokey Says, Week 11: Reindeer Games

With four more teams on bye this week, two of which have a usable option at the position of tight end in Witten and Daniels, I'll be focusing on the return of the "red-nosed" receiver of the tight end variety, Kyle Rudolph.  He has been absent since the early days of TV antennas and no remotes this season.  For those who don't know, that was Week 3.  That, to me, seems like...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Kyle Rudolph, Jerick McKinnon, Chase Ford

Coming off a bye week, the Minnesota Vikings are relatively healthy as they prepare to take on the division rival Chicago Bears on Sunday. Ahead of Friday's official injury report, here is a look at the Vikings' practice report from Thursday.Tight end Kyle Rudolph went down with a groin injury in Week 3, and he has been sidelined ever since after undergoing sports hernia surgery...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Kyle Rudolph could mean Bears woes defending the TE

Add Kyle Rudolph to the list of tight ends that could burn the Chicago Bears this season. The Notre Dame product participated in full during the Minnesota Vikings’ practice on Thursday. He is returning from sports hernia surgery and would improve an inconsistent Minnesota passing offense. For Chicago Bears fans, the last thing they want to see is a promising rookie quarterback...
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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...
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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...
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November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Jared Allen: I hope Adrian Peterson ‘learned a valuable lesson’

            Jared Allen thinks his former teammate, Adrian Peterson, should be back on the field this season. Allen will face his former team on Sunday when the Vikings travel to Chicago, but he won’t get the chance to stop Peterson on the field. The Vikings running back will have a reinstatement hearing Monday after pleading no contest...
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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

Rudolph Back At Practice Heading Into Week 11

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (sports hernia) returned to practice on Wednesday.Fantasy Spin:It was in limited fashion, but Rudolph will now have a chance to play Sunday against the Bears. He would be a borderline TE1, if he can suit up.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings TE Rudolph Could Be Back This Week

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (sports hernia) may have a chance to play in Week 11.Fantasy Spin:Coach Mike Zimmer is not committing to anything, but Rudolph did go through a limited practice If he is able to progress throughout the week, Rudolph will have a good chance to play on Sunday. He should be considered a borderline TE1 for the remainder of the season.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: NFLPA demands Adrian Peterson reinstatement

            The NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL on Friday, calling for the immediate reinstatement of Adrian Peterson, reports ESPN’s Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. According to the report, the NFLPA and NFL agreed to place the Minnesota Vikings running back on the commissioner’s exempt list in September if Peterson...
Via Sports-Glory
November 09, 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...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Hall's Oct. 30 Vikings mailbag

A win sure changes the mood around the Minnesota Vikings, and in submissions to our mailbag. Minnesota's 19-13 overtime win at Tampa Bay, thanks to rookie linebacker Anthony Barr's big play, has the Vikings 3-5 halfway through the season and with one week to go before the team's bye. Here's what's on your mind after last Sunday's eventful finish: Question: What about Kyle Rudolph...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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