Jul. 28, 2012 - 3:09 a.m. ET
Kyle Rudolph was "pretty much option No. 1, 3 and 5" in Friday's practice, showing more athleticism than last season.
John Carlson was heavily involved as well, but it's Rudolph who is emerging as Christian Ponder's safety valve. "We've built up a lot of chemistry," Ponder said. "I think we just click and (Rudolph) finds ways to get open. He's such a big target. I have a lot of confidence throwing to him."
Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press
Does he make a jump in his second year? Carlson is said to be playing the in-line tight end and they will have Rudolph moving all around the field. What are realistic projections for this guy?