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Sep 30, 2014
KFFL
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph ...
Sep 29, 2014
Rotoworld
The Vikings expect Kyle Rudolph (sports-hernia operation) to beat his eight-week timetable.
Sep 28, 2014
Rotoworld
Vikings declared WLB Chad Greenway (hand, ribs), WR Charles Johnson, OL David Yankey, DE Scott Crichton, TE Kyle Rudolph, WR Rodney Smith, and LB Brandon Watts inactive for Week 4 against the Falcons.
KFFL Sep 30, 2014

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph doesn't practice

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph ...
FFToday Sep 29, 2014

Vikings optimistic about early return from Rudolph

Underwent sports hernia surgery after Week 3 Mike Zimmer still feels like TE Kyle Rudolph out less than eight weeks from when hurt. That's why no injury with designation to return. (Chris Tomasson on Twitter) FF Today's Take: Rudolph admitted his injury had bothered him since early August and was given a 4-to-6 week timeline for recovery. As proof of Rudolph's upside when healthy, Jarius Wright ended up taking many of the slot snaps in Week 4 that Rudolph would have received. The Vikings' bye is in Week 10, which makes the following week a realistic return date. Any time...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 29, 2014
Vikings: Kyle Rudolph aiming for mid-November return to lineup

Vikings: Kyle Rudolph aiming for mid-November return to lineup

Injury is robbing Kyle Rudolph of another chunk of games this season, but the Vikings' tight end is optimistic double sports hernia surgery will leave him poised for a potential playoff drive.

Kyle Rudolph recovering from sports hernia surgery

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph said he’s making progress after sports hernia surgery last week. He was in the Vikings locker room on Monday, a week into the recovery process after sitting out on Sunday in the team’s 41-28 victory over the Falcons at TCF Bank Stadium. Rudolph said the injury initially bothered him during the first week of training camp. There was a tear in the abdominal muscle away from the pelvis, Rudolph said, that he felt on the right side. During the procedure, Rudolph said they went ahead and fixed both sides. “I’m glad that I was able to get them fixed, move...
Rotoworld Sep 29, 2014

Vikes expect Rudolph to beat timetable - Kyle Rudolph (TE) Minnesota Vikings

The Vikings expect Kyle Rudolph (sports-hernia operation) to beat his eight-week timetable.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 26, 2014

Vikings need backup tight ends to step up with Kyle Rudolph out

Kyle Rudolph was pegged before the season as a Vikings player poised to break out with offensive coordinator Norv Turner calling the plays. But that notion can be shelved for the time being after the latest setback in a career that has been marred by injuries and inconsistency.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 22, 2014
Vikings: Kyle Rudolph likely out six weeks with groin injury

Vikings: Kyle Rudolph likely out six weeks with groin injury

The Vikings appear to have lost another offensive playmaker for an extended period of time.
FFToday Sep 22, 2014

Kyle Rudolph likely out six weeks

Will undergo sports hernia surgery TE Kyle Rudolph left Sunday's loss to the Saints with a groin injury and was expected to have an MRI on Monday to determine the extent of the damage. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that Rudolph will need to have sports hernia surgery and is expected to miss about six weeks while he recovers. The Vikings have targeted Rudolph 17 times this season, just behind Greg Jennings for the most of anyone on the team. (Pro Football Talk) FF Today's Take: Another brutal blow for a Minnesota offense that has lost potentially its top two red-zone...

Vikings injury update: Rudolph to see specialist

The Vikings are switching to a rookie quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater for Sunday’s game against Atlanta, but coach Mike Zimmer’s primary concern is his team’s injury situation. Tight end Kyle Rudolph has a “core” injury and will fly to Philadelphia to see Dr. William Meyers, a specialist on such injuries, Zimmer said Monday. At least two national media outlets reported Rudolph will need surgery to repair a sports hernia and is expected to miss at least six weeks of the season, but Zimmer said no such determination has yet been reached. Meyers, of the Vincera Institute, has operated...
Times-Picayune Sep 22, 2014
Fantasy Football Week 3 injury update: Kyle Rudolph out; Rhett Ellison in

Fantasy Football Week 3 injury update: Kyle Rudolph out; Rhett Ellison in

The Minnesota Vikings could be without tight end Kyle Rudolph for quite some time. According to writers at NFL.com and the NFL Network, Rudolph will need sports hernia surgery and is likely to miss "about six weeks." The injury occurred...
Rotoworld Sep 22, 2014

MarQueis Gray fills in for Rudolph - MarQueis Gray (TE) Minnesota Vikings

MarQueis Gray was the Vikings' primary pass-catching tight end after Kyle Rudolph (groin) left late in Sunday's loss to the Saints.
St. Paul Pioneer Press Sep 21, 2014

Vikings: Kyle Rudolph awaits tests on injured groin

NEW ORLEANS -- Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is scheduled to have a magnetic resonance imaging exam Monday on his right groin muscle after being sidelined late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 20-9 loss to the Saints.
Boston Herald Sep 12, 2014

Another colossal target to cover in Rudolph

FOXBORO — A week removed from going up against the Dolphins’ Swiss Army knife Charles Clay, the Patriots defense will be taking on an even taller task at the tight end position in the form of Minnesota’s Pro Bowler Kyle Rudolph.Rudolph caught a touchdown pass in Minnesota’s opening week victory over the St. Louis Rams, and has proven to be a formidable red-zone foe throughout his career. In 2012, he tied Jimmy Graham with nine scoring grabs to lead the NFC tight ends.

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