5:03 PM EDT, Tue August 23, 2016

Kyle Rudolph enjoyed his trip home despite Friday's frustrating finish

For the first time since he was a sophomore in high school, tight end Kyle Rudolph played a game at Paul Brown Stadium last night. But the Cincinnati native was held without a catch in the two series the Vikings’ first-team offense played. He was targeted once. “[Offensive coordinator] Norv [Turner] gave me opportunities,” Rudolph said. “But we just weren’t able to put them together.” Twenty minutes after the exhibition ended, Rudolph was still simmering about how the first-team offense played against the Bengals. That unit had a long touchdown drive against mostly...
Daily Norseman Jul 25, 2016

Pete Prisco Tabs Kyle Rudolph As Most Overrated Viking

Pete Prisco of CBS Sports has put together his “Most Overrated” player list for this season, as he does every year. He has gone through every roster in the NFL and chosen the one player on each team that he feels is “more name than game.” When he got to the Minnesota Vikings, he chose a player that, frankly, it’s kind of hard to disagree with. He selected tight end Kyle Rudolph as the most overrated member of the Vikings. Here’s what he had to say about his pick. He had 46 catches last season with five touchdowns, which isn't good enough for a player with his ability. In...