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New York Giants

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Player Updates

March 25, 2021 06:04 PM
Giants' Kyle Rudolph: Will require foot surgery
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) said Wednesday that he will undergo surgery "as soon as possible" with the expectation of being ready to play for the Giants in Week 1, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports.

The deal Rudolph reached with the Giants last week was held up for a few days due to medical concerns relating to his required procedure, but the contract was officially finalized Wednesday, indicating that both sides are on the same page. The Giants don't appear to have any real concern about the veteran tight end missing regular-season action, as the team didn't adjust the financials of his contract in any way. Rudolph's foot injury forced him to miss Weeks 14 through 17 last season while he was a member of the Vikings.

March 25, 2021 06:04 PM
Giants' Kyle Rudolph: Signs deal despite foot concern
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) finalized a contract with the Giants on Wednesday after medical concerns held up the initial agreement, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

The initial report doesn't provide details, but there's a good chance Rudolph settled for a lesser contract after the Giants' medical staff suggested he might need surgery for the foot injury that caused him to miss the Vikings' final four games of last season. Whatever the case, Rudolph is now officially a Giant, joining Evan Engram and Kaden Smith in the team's tight end room.

March 25, 2021 06:04 PM
Giants' Kyle Rudolph: Flagged for foot injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph has yet to officially sign with the Giants, as the team's medical staff believes his injured foot will require surgery, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.

The two parties had a verbal agreement on a two-year contract, but the Giants are recalculating after their medical team examined Rudolph, who missed the final four games of 2020 with a foot injury. It's no longer clear he'll sign with the Giants, nor is it clear he'll be available Week 1 if he does. However, Garafolo suggests Rudolph is working with the team to find a solution.

March 18, 2021 03:20 PM
Giants' Kyle Rudolph: Signing with Big Blue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) is signing a two-year contract with the Giants, Chad Graff of The Athletic reports.

The initial report calls it a $16 million deal, but that may include incentives and bonuses that the veteran tight end is unlikely to ever see. Whatever the case, Rudolph joins a TE room with Evan Engram and Kaden Smith -- a duo that looked promising after 2019 but less so after 2020. Granted, the 31-year-old Rudolph wasn't exactly a world-beater with the Vikings last year, putting up 28/334/1 in 12 games before a foot injury sent him to injured reserve. Engram is the one who still has a shred of fantasy upside, though he's unlikely to approach his 2020 workload of 83 percent snap share and 109 targets.

March 2, 2021 05:52 PM
Kyle Rudolph: Let go by Vikings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Vikings have released Rudolph (foot).

Rudolph logged 28 catches (on 37 targets) for 334 yards and a TD in 12 games for the Vikings last season. The 31-year-old finished the season on IR with a foot injury, but once it's established that he's past the issue, look for the 2011 second-rounder to catch on with another team looking for an experienced tight end option.

December 30, 2020 11:52 AM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Heading to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Vikings placed Rudolph (foot) on injured reserve Tuesday.

After failing to record a catch in Week 13 against the Jaguars, Rudolph hasn't been able to practice since and will now wind up missing the final four games of the campaign, finishing with 28 catches (on 37 targets) for 334 yards and one touchdown. For a player with a cap number of $9.45 million next season and more than $10 million in both 2022 and 2023, he may have played his last down as a Viking due to the overall play of his replacements Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin.

December 24, 2020 02:16 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Missing third consecutive game
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) has been ruled out for Friday's game at New Orleans.

Rudolph hasn't played or practiced since going without a catch Week 13 against the Jaguars. His absence Week 16 marks his third in a row and leaves Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin as the Vikings' pair of available tight ends.

December 24, 2020 12:12 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: No practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) was listed as a non-participant at practice Wednesday.

Rudolph last practiced Week 13, missing two games in the process. With a third absence seemingly on tap Friday at New Orleans, the Vikings appear poised to roll with Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin yet again at tight end.

December 23, 2020 04:48 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Not practicing Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) wasn't spotted at the portion of Wednesday's practice that was open to the media, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Rudolph hasn't practiced since Week 13, showing no signs of completing his recovery from a foot injury. Until he gets back in the field, the Vikings will continue to rely on Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin at tight end.

December 23, 2020 09:44 AM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Not practicing to begin Week 16
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) didn't participate in Tuesday's practice.

Rudolph hadn't practiced in any fashion either of the previous two weeks, and his continued absence from the field to begin Week 16 doesn't bode well for his chances of making it back to action Friday in New Orleans. If Rudolph is sidelined for a third straight game, Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin would be in line for increased reps at tight end.

December 18, 2020 06:20 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Out another week
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bears.

Rudolph hasn't been able to practice the past two weeks and will now miss a second straight game. Tyler Conklin led the Minnesota tight ends in snap share (57 percent) and targets (five) last week, but Irv Smith was more productive with a 4-63-1 receiving line. Smith could take more snaps from Conklin this week, as it'll be the 22-year-old's second game back in the lineup after missing some time with groin and back injuries.

December 17, 2020 12:40 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Sitting out practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) won't take part in Thursday's practice, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

After sitting out the Vikings' Week 14 loss to the Buccaneers, Rudolph has opened Week 15 with consecutive absences at practice. He'll likely need to practice on at least a limited basis Friday to have a realistic shot at playing Sunday against the Bears, but if Rudolph can't go, Irv Smith would be in store for more work as the Vikings' unquestioned top pass-catching tight end.

December 16, 2020 08:16 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Unable to rejoin practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) didn't practice Wednesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Rudolph is in danger of missing a second straight game, after he sat out for the first time since 2014 in last weekend's loss to Tampa Bay. Irv Smith caught four passes for 63 yards and a touchdown in the contest, though he played a season-low 35 percent of snaps after missing three of the previous four games with a groin injury. Tyler Conklin played 57 percent of the snaps, catching five passes for 40 yards on a career-high five targets.

December 13, 2020 11:36 AM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: A rare DNP on Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) is listed as inactive Sunday at Tampa Bay.

A foot injury kept Rudolph off the practice field all week and now will force his first absence since Week 16 of the 2014 season. With Rudolph out of the picture, the Vikings will lean on Irv Smith and Tyler Conklin at tight end.

December 13, 2020 12:44 AM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Unlikely to play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot), who is listed as doubtful, is not expected to play Sunday against Tampa Bay, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Rudolph was unable to practice all week due to the foot injury, so it appears his immediate outlook hasn't improved halfway through the weekend. However, Irv Smith (back) is expected to return from a two-game absence and should operate as Minnesota's No. 1 tight end, though he could still be somewhat limited. Tyler Conklin is the only other tight end on the active roster for the Vikings.

December 11, 2020 01:56 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Officially deemed doubtful
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

Rudolph missed practice Wednesday through Friday, while Irv Smith (back) returned Thursday as a limited participant. We've seen Rudolph take advantage of Smith's absence with a couple nice receiving lines in recent weeks, but the veteran put up a goose egg last Sunday, and he now appears destined to miss a game for the first time this season. Smith is listed as questionable after missing three of the past four games, leaving Tyler Conklin as the team's only fully healthy tight end.

December 11, 2020 03:44 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Unlikely to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) isn't expected to play Sunday against Tampa Bay, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Rudolph was held out of every practice this week, while fellow tight end Irv Smith (back) returned Thursday as a limited participant. Rudolph put up 4-63-0 and 7-68-0 stat lines in the first two games Smith missed, but he then finished with a goose egg last week, despite playing 64 snaps (70 percent) against the Jaguars defense. Tyler Conklin also played at least 60 percent of snaps in each of those games, so Smith won't automatically take on a three-down role this week.

December 10, 2020 12:28 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Remains sidelined Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph (foot) didn't practice Thursday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

On the plus side for the Vikings, fellow tight end Irv Smith (back) was on the field Thursday, but Rudolph's status for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers now looks murky in the wake of back-to-back missed practices.

December 9, 2020 06:36 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Tending to foot injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph didn't practice Wednesday due to a foot injury.

According to Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Rudolph seemed to injure himself near the conclusion of Sunday's overtime victory against the Jaguars. With Irv Smith still unable to practice with his back concern, the Vikings only have one tight end (Tyler Conklin) on the active roster. No matter, Rudolph and Smith have two more opportunities to get on the practice field before the end of the week.

December 9, 2020 06:32 PM
Vikings' Kyle Rudolph: Not seen at practice
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Rudolph isn't practicing Wednesday, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

With Irv Smith (groin) still out from practice after missing three of the past four games, Tyler Conklin was the lone tight end at Wednesday's session. Rudolph topped 60 yards in the first two games Smith missed, but the 31-year-old then finished with zero catches and two targets in Sunday's win over the Jaguars, despite playing 70 percent of offensive snaps. Rudolph reportedly suffered an injury late in the game, though the nature of the issue won't be known until the Vikings release their official practice report later Wednesday.

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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-6/265
Birthdate:
11/09/1989
Age:
31
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
School:
Notre Dame
NFL Experience:
11
Awards: