KYLE-RUDOLPH

Kyle Rudolph

TE

#80

Experience: 11 years

Height: 6-6

Age: 31

Weight: 265 lbs

College: Notre Dame

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    8
  • YDS
    79
  • AVG
    9.9
  • TDS
    0
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Receiving

YEAR TEAM G REC YDS AVG LNG TD 1st 1st% 20+ 40+
2011 Minnesota Vikings 15 26 249 9.6 41 3 14 53.85 3 1
2012 Minnesota Vikings 16 53 493 9.3 29 9 34 64.15 5 0
2013 Minnesota Vikings 8 30 313 10.4 31 3 12 40 6 0
2014 Minnesota Vikings 9 24 231 9.6 23 2 13 54.17 2 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 49 495 10.1 47 5 25 51.02 4 1
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 83 840 10.1 44 7 50 60.24 11 1
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 57 532 9.3 34 8 32 56.14 4 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 64 634 9.9 44 4 32 50 6 1
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16 39 367 9.4 32 6 24 61.54 3 0
2020 Minnesota Vikings 12 28 334 11.9 25 1 16 57.14 5 0
2021 New York Giants 6 8 79 9.9 20 0 4 50 1 0
TOTAL 146 461 4567 9.9 370 48 256 55.53 50 4

Kick Return

YEAR TEAM G RET YDS AVG LNG TD 20+ 40+ FC FUM
2011 Minnesota Vikings 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Minnesota Vikings 16 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Minnesota Vikings 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Minnesota Vikings 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16
2020 Minnesota Vikings 12
2021 New York Giants 6
TOTAL 146 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Fumbles

YEAR TEAM G FUM LOST FF OWN FR OPP FR TD
2011 Minnesota Vikings 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Minnesota Vikings 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Minnesota Vikings 9 1 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 0
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16
2020 Minnesota Vikings 12 1 1 0 1
2021 New York Giants 6 1
TOTAL 146 2 1 0 2 0 0

Defense

YEAR TEAM G Total Solo AST SCK SFTY PDEF INT TDS YDS AVG LNG
2011 Minnesota Vikings 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Minnesota Vikings 16 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Minnesota Vikings 8 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Minnesota Vikings 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 3 3 0 0 0 0
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 3 3 0 0 0 0
2019 Minnesota Vikings 16 0
2020 Minnesota Vikings 12 1 1 0 0 0 0
2021 New York Giants 6 0
TOTAL 146 13 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Biography

Originally a 2nd-round (43rd pick overall) draft choice by the Minnesota Vikings in 2011…Signed as a free agent by the Giants on March 24, 2021. In 10 seasons in Minnesota, Rudolph played in 140 regular-season games with 132 starts and he started all 6 postseason games in which he played. He caught 453 passes for 4,488 yards (9.9-yard avg.) and 48 touchdowns with a long reception of 47 yards. He added 16 receptions for 154 yards (9.6-yard avg.) and 2 touchdowns with a long catch of 25 yards in the playoffs. Rudolph holds Vikings records for most career touchdowns by a tight end (48) and most receptions in a season (83 in 2016). His 453 catches and 48 touchdown receptions each rank 5th in Minnesota history and his 4,488 yards are 10th. From 2015-19, Rudolph started all 65 of the Vikings' regular-season and postseason games.

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