Posted: 11/17/2019 11:27 pm UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph ended up with five grabs for 67 yards and a score in Week 11 against the Denver Broncos.
Huddle Up: Rudolph has scores in each of the past three, finding the end zone four times total. After a slow start he has re-emerged as a useful low-end TE1 in most fantasy formats. The Vikings are off in Week 12.
Posted: 11/11/2019 5:57 am UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph had four receptions for 14 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday, Nov. 10, against the Dallas Cowboys. Rudolph also caught a two-point conversion.
Huddle Up: Twenty of Kirk Cousins' 32 passes went to tight ends or backs, so clearly that was a big part of the game plan going in. Rudolph didn't account for many yards, but his two TDs give him four in as many weeks. That provides him with some touchdown-dependent desperation value.
Posted: 10/25/2019 3:47 am UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph caught all three of his targets for 17 yards in a 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 8.
Huddle Up: Fresh off his best game of the year, Rudolph couldn't capitalize on Adam Thielen's absence against Washington. With Thielen expected to return in Week 9, Rudolph's shaky streaming appeal disappears completely.
Posted: 10/24/2019 4:03 am UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph and TE Irv Smith Jr. could be a larger part of the offense in Week 8 against the Washington Redskins with WR Adam Thielen (hamstring) sidelined. Rudolph and Smith combined for 10 grabs, 118 yards and a touchdown in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions with Thielen out.
Huddle Up: Rudolph has been a tremendous red-zone target in the past, but he has been mostly non-existent this season. From a fantasy perspective, he is still only worth using as a TE2 in seasonal play, with some upside at a low cost in DFS. Smith is a decent long-term fantasy prospect, but not roster-worthy at this time.
Posted: 10/23/2019 6:22 pm UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (thumb) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Oct. 23, and is not on the injury report for Week 8.
Huddle Up: Rudolph may see a few more targets this week with Adam Thielen out and can be a low-end No. 1 tight end in deeper fantasy leagues.
Posted: 10/21/2019 9:21 pm UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph (thumb) fully participated in practice Monday, Oct. 21. The Vikings did not hold a practice Monday, so this is an estimation.
Huddle Up: Rudolph is coming off his best game of the season where he posted 58 yards and one touchdown. He may see a new more targets this week if Adam Thielen is not able to play and can be a low-end No. 1 fantasy tight end.
Posted: 10/21/2019 1:16 am UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph caught five of his six targets for 58 yards and a touchdown in a 42-30 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 7.
Huddle Up: After managing just nine catches for 72 yards in the first six games, Rudolph was more involved against Detroit, finding the end zone for the first time in 2019. His usage could see a bump if Adam Thielen's hamstring injury turns out to be serious, but he should still be treated as a touchdown-dependent TE2.
Posted: 10/13/2019 10:27 pm UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph caught three passes for 36 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 6. He was targeted three times during the game.
Huddle Up: Rudolph had his best game of the season in Week 6 but is still not a strong fantasy option at this point. Fantasy players in most leagues likely will be able to find better options for their lineups.
Posted: 10/06/2019 9:50 pm UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph caught one pass for four yards against the New York Giants in Week 5.
Huddle Up: Rudolph has posted six catches and 36 yards in five games this season and should be avoided in all fantasy leagues.
Posted: 9/30/2019 7:23 am UTC
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph had one reception for 12 yards in the team's Week 4 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Huddle Up: Rudolph has five catches and 32 yards combined over the first month of the season. He's a complete fantasy non-factor.