What’s Happened to the Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph?

October 2, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After leading the Minnesota Vikings with nine touchdowns last season and winning the Pro Bowl MVP, this was supposed to be a breakout season for tight end Kyle Rudolph. But somehow, that hasn't happened. Projecting his statistics through four games, he will finish with fewer catches, yards and touchdowns from last season. 
Taking a step backwards in not the direction he should be going, especially if the Vikings are going to turn this season around. 
It's understandable that Rudolph finds himself trailing in receptions to wide receiver Greg Jennings after four games. After all, Jennings was the Vikings' biggest free-agent signing. The problem is that Rudolph also trails Jerome Simpson, who leads the team with 19 receptions.
The Vikings could really use a scoring threat on offense. According to TeamRankings, they rank 18th in the NFL, converting 53.8 percent of their red-zone possessions into touchdowns. If they could have converted one field goal into...

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