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 Stats > Kyle Rudolph  
 
Tight End, Minnesota Vikings

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Draft: 2011 Round 2 (11)
College: Notre Dame
Ht: 6’6”  Wt: 259 DOB: 1989-11-09 Age: 24
TE Rank Tier ADP-12
#20 5 13.03

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Target Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts FFPts/G
2011 MIN 15 8 39 26 249 9.6 3 42.9 2.9
2012 MIN 16 0 93 53 493 9.3 9 103.3 6.5
2012 (Projected) MIN       56 601 10.7 4 84.1  

2013 Outlook
Depth Chart
Regarded as the premier tight end in the 2011 rookie draft, Rudolph was basically red-shirted last season, catching just 26 passes for 249 yards and three touchdowns (all of his touchdowns were scored in his last seven games) as a backup to Visante Shiancoe. The Vikings chose not resign Shiancoe and with John Carlson brought on in a backup capacity, Rudolph will assume starting duties in 2012. He has sleeper potential given his solid size (6’6”, 258 pounds), which makes him a viable red zone option on a team that lacks size at the wide receiver position. However, it remains to be seen whether or not he can be a consistent weapon in the team’s passing attack. Consider him a TE2 with upside in 2012.

Fan. Tm. Player
TE1TE1 Kyle Rudolph
TE2TE2 Rhett Ellison
Vikings Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Vikings hire Norv Turner as OC     -- Mon Jan 20 5:30 pm --

Replaces Bill Musgrave
The Vikings have struck a deal with Norv Turner to become the offensive coordinator under head coach Mike Zimmer. The offense should be in expert hands under Turner, who has 38 years of coaching experience. Turner spent last season as the Browns offensive coordinator after six years serving as the Chargers head coach. Cleveland also dealt with issues at quarterback last season but still finished 11th in pass offense. (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)

FF Today's Take: It's hard to put in words how much of an upgrade Minnesota made by replacing Musgrave with Turner. For example, it took Musgrave most of the season to give rookie Cordarrelle Patterson enough snaps for him to make an impact somewhere else besides special teams. However, Turner's arrival means great things for Adrian Peterson and Kyle Rudolph. Turner's hiring is a definite boon to the fantasy fortunes of every Viking.
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2012 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 JAC W 26-23 7 5 67 13.4 0 6.7
2 at IND L 20-23 5 3 35 11.7 1 9.5
3 SF W 24-13 6 5 36 7.2 2 15.6
4 at DET W 20-13 5 2 8 4.0 0 0.8
5 TEN W 30-7 7 4 23 5.8 1 8.3
6 at WAS L 26-38 11 6 56 9.3 1 11.6
7 ARI W 21-14 4 0 0 - 0 0.0
8 TB L 17-36 2 2 17 8.5 0 1.7
9 at SEA L 20-30 2 0 0 - 0 0.0
10 DET W 34-24 9 7 64 9.1 1 12.4
12 at CHI L 10-28 9 5 55 11.0 1 11.5
13 at GB L 14-23 8 6 51 8.5 1 11.1
14 CHI W 21-14 2 0 0 - 0 0.0
15 at STL W 36-22 4 3 22 7.3 0 2.2
16 at HOU W 23-6 6 3 39 13.0 1 9.9
17 GB W 37-34 6 2 20 10.0 0 2.0
WC at GB L 10-24 3 3 42 14.0 0 4.2
WC = Wild-Card

2011 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FFPts
1 at SD L 17-24 1 0 0 - 0 0.0
2 TB L 20-24 1 1 15 15.0 0 1.5
3 DET L 23-26 3 3 39 13.0 0 3.9
4 at KC L 17-22 4 3 44 14.7 0 4.4
5 ARI W 34-10 0 0 0 - 0 0.0
6 at CHI L 10-39 3 2 20 10.0 0 2.0
7 GB L 27-33 1 0 0 - 0 0.0
8 at CAR W 24-21 5 2 15 7.5 0 1.5
10 at GB L 7-45 3 3 37 12.3 0 3.7
11 OAK L 21-27 5 3 7 2.3 1 6.7
13 DEN L 32-35 1 1 19 19.0 1 7.9
14 at DET L 28-34 4 1 0 0.0 0 0.0
15 NO L 20-42 2 2 15 7.5 0 1.5
16 at WAS W 33-26 2 2 23 11.5 1 8.3
17 CHI L 13-17 4 3 15 5.0 0 1.5

TD Distance
Receiving: 1, 19, 17

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