NFL roundup: Latest league news from Wednesday, Aug. 25
Free-agent acquisition Kyle Rudolph is officially back in action after starting training camp on the physically unable to perform list. The Giants announced the TE has passed his physical and will return to practice today.
Will Giants' Daniel Jones make Josh Allen-like breakthrough in Year 3?
In a potential make-or-break year, is Daniel Jones ready to rise to the occasion? Judy Battista sees the Giants setting their QB up for success as the team opens training camp.
Giants RB Saquon Barkley, TE Kyle Rudolph to begin training camp on PUP list
Health concerns continue to plague Giants starters Saquon Barkley and Kyle Rudolph as the unified start to training camp quickly approaches.
Daniel Jones to embark on now-or-never season; NFL's top five Batman and Robin duos
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks takes a look at what's on the line for Giants QB Daniel Jones in 2021. Plus, who are the top five Batman & Robin-like duos in the NFL? And what shrewd move are the Cowboys making when it comes to utilizing CeeDee Lamb?
Giants TE Kyle Rudolph feels 'extremely fortunate' about discovery of foot injury
A foot injury discovered during a routine physical may have altered Kyle Rudolph's offseason, but the Giants TE recently said he's glad the issue was detected and resolved at the time that it was.
2021 NFL season: Who'll get the most touches from loaded position groups?
Maurice Jones-Drew examines who'll get the most touches in eight of the most crowded position groups across the league, including the Cowboys' talented wide receiver corps.
State of the 2021 New York Giants: Pivotal season for Daniel Jones
Will Daniel Jones put doubts to rest or send New York back to the drawing board at quarterback? Adam Rank explores the state of the Giants franchise heading into the 2021 NFL season.
Giants WR Sterling Shepard 'super excited' about offensive upgrades
New York spent the offseason stockpiling new weapons on offense, signing star receiver Kenny Golladay, speedster John Ross, tight end Kyle Rudolph and drafting wideout Kadarius Toney in the first round.
NFC East roster reset: Cowboys the favorites with Dak Prescott back in the saddle?
As we hurtle toward the 2021 NFL Draft, where do NFC East teams stand? Nick Shook provides the biggest offseason addition, most impactful loss and top draft priority for each of the division's four teams.
2021 NFL free agency: Wednesday roundup of latest news, buzz
Free-agent defensive end Ryan Kerrigan is set to visit the Cincinnati Bengals today, per NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport, but Washington is also interested in retaining the franchise's all-time sack leader.
Two-time Pro Bowl TE Kyle Rudolph signs two-year deal with Giants
The New York Giants signed former Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph to a two-year deal, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. The team later announced the signing.
Tight end Kyle Rudolph released by Vikings after 10 seasons
Following 10 seasons and two Pro Bowl trips as a member of the Minnesota Vikings, tight end Kyle Rudolph has been released by the team, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport and NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Tuesday. The team later confirmed the release.
2021 NFC cut candidates: Viable releases and potential surprises
With the salary cap set to drop, which NFC players could be released this offseason? Gregg Rosenthal spotlights the most likely candidates for the chopping block, as well as some potential surprise cuts.
2020 in review: Inside the most unique season in NFL history
Judy Battista looks at the moments, the people and the decisions that got the NFL safely to the finish line of a treacherous season filled with pandemic-induced fear, anguish and hope.
Vikings TE Rudolph not interested in pay cut: 'I think I'm worth every dime of my contract'
Kyle Rudolph speaks openly about his down year in production, but while the Vikings TE doesn't feel the need to take a pay cut, Minnesota has decisions to make with limited cap space.
Tuesday's NFL injury and roster news for Week 17
With one week remaining in the season, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph's season has come to a close as he was placed on injured reserve. Here's other injury and roster news we're tracking on Tuesday.
NFL Fantasy Football Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 11: Tight ends
Adam Rank breaks down which tight ends you should start and which ones you should sit for Week 11 of the 2020 NFL fantasy football season.
Kyle Rudolph sees potential for turnaround in Vikings
Despite a 1-5 start to the season, Kyle Rudolph tells Brooke Cersosimo the Vikings have the talent to fuel a winning streak that could put the team in the playoff race.
Kirk Cousins favors power sets after loss of WR Diggs
Though the Vikings lost Stefon Diggs, quarterback Kirk Cousins doesn't seem too concerned as he's stated he's a proponent of having a fullback in the game and multiple tight ends.
NFC North roster reset: Packers in charge; Bears' QB intrigue
While the trade for Nick Foles might not have been the offseason QB move Bears fans hoped for, legit competition at the position could yield positive results, Grant Gordon writes. Get up to speed on the rest of the NFC North ahead of the 2020 draft.
NFL draft guide: Each GM's best pick, top value pick, tendencies
With the 2020 NFL Draft right around the corner, Charley Casserly digs into the men who'll be making the selections. What does each general manager's track record look like? Here are the best picks, value picks and tendencies for everyone.
NFL team executive: In-person offseason activities unlikely
Like the rest of the world, the NFL remains in flux due to the coronavirus pandemic. One high-ranking team executive tells Judy Battista that he doesn't expect in-person offseason programs to take place.
Browns add Austin Hooper, Jack Conklin, bolster O
Hours after agreeing to terms with Austin Hooper to kick off free agency, the Browns agreed to terms with right tackle Jack Conklin on a three-year, $42 million contract.
Fantasy Combine Crash Course
With the NFL Scouting Combine underway, some of the top college prospects will showcase their skills ahead of April's draft. Adam Rank reveals his picks for who could make a fantasy impact in 2020.
Kyle Rudolph pushes Rams defender for two-point conversion
New York Giants tight end Kyle Rudolph pushes Rams defender for two-point conversion.
Kyle Rudolph: One similarity between recoveries of Saquon Barkley, Adrian Peterson
New York Giants tight end Kyle Rudolph joins "NFL NOW" to talk about his team's start to the 2021 season, running back Saquon Barkley's recovery from his season-ending injury last year and more.
Examining Giants' free agent additions entering 2021 | 'Around The NFL'
The "Around The NFL" crew examines the New York Giants' free agent additions entering 2021.
Kyle Rudolph highlights | 2020 season
Watch the best plays by free agent tight end Kyle Rudolph from the 2020 NFL season.
Rapoport: Look for Kyle Rudolph to get signed 'pretty quickly' on FA market
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport says to look for tight end Kyle Rudolph to get signed 'pretty quickly' on the free agent market following his release by the Minnesota Vikings.
Top 10 Vikings plays | 2020 season
See a countdown of the top 10 highlight plays made by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2020 NFL season.
Every play from Vikings' game-winning drive | Week 12
Watch every play from the Minnesota Vikings' game winning drive in their Week 12 matchup versus the Carolina Panthers.
Kirk Cousins finds WIDE-OPEN Kyle Rudolph for 25-yard gain
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins makes a 25-yard pass to tight end Kyle Rudolph.
Vikings vs. Bears highlights | Week 10
Watch the Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears highlights from Week 10 of the 2020 season.
Kirk Cousins is AMPED after Kyle Rudolph's long catch and run
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is AMPED after tight end Kyle Rudolph's long catch and run.
Kyle Rudolph dodges, carries defenders for first-and-20 pickup
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph dodges, carries defenders for first-and-20 pickup.
Chuck Pagano, James Conner share their stories for Crucial Catch
Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano, Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner, Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph, and Tennessee Titans cornerback Johnathan Joseph share their stories for Crucial Catch.
Top catches of September 2020
Check out the top catches from the NFL during September of 2020.
Can't-Miss Play: Kyle Rudolph makes dazzling one-handed, toe-tapping TD
Can't-Miss Play: Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph makes dazzling one-handed, toe-tapping touchdown.
Cousins finds Rudolph in middle of field to set up FG
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins finds tight end Kyle Rudolph in the middle of the field for a 22-yard completion.
What does police reform vs. retention look like for Abdullah, Kendricks, Rudolph?
NFL Network's Steve Wyce asks what balance between police reform, retention look like for Minnesota Vikings running back Ameer Abdullah, linebacker Eric Kendricks, tight end Kyle Rudolph.
Rudolph, Abdullah, Kendricks: How players led Vikes response with ownership's support
NFL Network's Steve Wyche talks to Minnestoa Vikings players Kyle Rudolph, Ameer Abdullah and Eric Kendricks about the feeling in Minneapolis following the death of George Floyd, the importance of players lending their voice and how players led the Vikings' response with full support from ownership.
Abdullah, Kendricks share why they protest despite pushback
Minnesota Vikings running back Ameer Abdullah, linebacker Eric Kendricks and tight end Kyle Rudolph join Steve Wyche to talk about why they protest and the power of the NFL to help initiate social change.
Kyle Rudolph on game-winning TD in wild-card game: 'Go up and get the rebound'
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph describes his walk-off touchdown catch in overtime against the New Orleans Saints in his postgame press conference.
Vikings vs. Saints highlights | 2019 NFC Wild Card
Watch the highlights from the Wild Card matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints.
Rudolph the red-zone mismatch! TE wins jump ball for walk-off TD
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins hits tight end Kyle Rudolph for the game-winning touchdown in overtime.