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Rudolph’s Blocking Just As Important As Receiving

Kyle Rudolph has some of the surest hands in the NFL, with a 6-foot-6, 260-pound frame fit for the type of tight end who can be one of his team’s best passing targets. As long as he plays for the Minnesota Vikings, though, his potential is probably not on track to become the next Tony Gonzalez. No matter how much ability Rudolph has as a receiver, run blocking must be an equally important part of his skill set. “There aren’t very many guys in our game anymore who are doing the run blocking and the pass catching,” Rudolph said.

08/23/2013

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Tight Ends To Draft

Studs like Graham and Gronkowski are in a league of their own, but the position offers solid players.

08/14/2013

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Vikings Tight End Rudolph’s Stock Is Rising

The Minnesota Vikings are in off-season mode or a few more weeks, so it’s a good time to catch up with Kyle Rudolph, a tight end who’s blossoming before our eyes. Rudolph’s becoming a favorite target of Christian Ponder, and a player who looks like the future is bright. He’s also coming in to training camp with the confidence of a veteran.

07/06/2013

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Vikings’ Rudolph Selected To Pro Bowl, Headed To Hawaii

Kyle Rudolph’s leaving the deep freeze of Minnesota for the warm waters of Hawaii this weekend, as the second-year Vikings tight end has just been named to his first Pro Bowl.

01/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who’s The Best To Never Have Won The Super Bowl?

A lot of talented NFL players have yet to win the big one.

01/19/2013

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Pick-A-Side: NFL’s Top Tight End?

New England may have two dynamic tight ends — but who’s the best in the league?

09/25/2012

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Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Tight Ends

Tight ends came into their own in 2011. Will more records be broken in 2012? Check out your top 10 fantasy football options.

08/21/2012

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Rudolph’s Role With Vikings Continues To Grow

Kyle Rudolph wanted to learn everything he could about the tight end position during the offseason, so he watched video of 12-time Pro Bowl pick and Atlanta Falcons stalwart Tony Gonzalez.

08/04/2012