Home / Players & Teams / Player Page

Player Page

#82 Kyle Rudolph, TE
Minnesota Vikings
Height 6' 6"
Weight 265 lbs
Age 26
Birthdate November 9th 1989
College Notre Dame
Year 2011
Round 2   Pick 11
Season Statistics
-- Receiving ---- Rushing --
YEARGPRCPTYARDSTDATTYARDSTD
201114262493000
201216534939000
20138303133000
20147242312000
201516494955000
2015 Fantasy Points by Week
Recent Games
-- Receiving ---- Rushing --
WeekRCPTYARDSTDATTYARDSTDPTS
155300005
253010009
321400001
42700000
62910006
721010007
822200002
923000003
101700000
116106100016
1275300005
1331300001
1466700006
1522100002
16253100011
170000000
181240000
Strength of Schedule
Strength of Schedule is calculated from the opponents projected fantasy points allowed for the TE position. The easiest rating is 1 which gives the player the advantage against the defense and indicates an easy opponent, the most difficult rating is 10 which gives the defense the advantage and indicates a tough opponent.
Fantasy Analysis
Week 1 Projections
Much of his job will be to block for Peterson, with a limited role in a weak Vikings passing game. A couple of looks only are the likely output here.
Receiving: 3 Receptions, 30 Yards, 0 TD.

Season Projections
After missing a total of 15 games between 2013 and 2014, Rudolph was finally able to stay healthy last season, but it didn't really seem to matter. Offensive coordinator, Norv Tuner, a noted 'tight end whisperer' after his work in San Diego (2007-12) with Antonio Gates and in Cleveland with Jordan Cameron (2013), failed to work his magic with Rudolph. Although to be fair to Rudolph, he is one of the best blocking tight ends in the league. And it's for that reason that Rudolph is borderline undraftable. That, and the drafting of wide receiver Laquon Treadwell. Treadwell is a big, tough receiver who will work the short to intermediate routes soaking up targets one reserved for Rudolph. Add in the emergence of second-year player MyCole Pruitt, a receiving tight end, and you can see Rudolph's role in the passing game getting smaller.

Receiving: 48 Receptions, 504 Yards, 5 TD.

Player News
Injury Report
No current injury information exists for Kyle Rudolph
Average Draft Position (ADP) Tracker