Former Minnesota Vikings tight finish Kyle Rudolph introduced his retirement on Monday following a 12-year profession within the NFL. The workforce plans to signal him yet one more time so he can retire a Viking. They wil honor him throughout their Week 3 house sport towards the Los Angeles Chargers.
Rudolph, 33, left Minnesota in 2020 and joined the New York Giants. He additionally performed for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers throughout Tom Brady‘s ultimate season within the league.
Actually, Rudolph caught Brady’s final common season landing, however sadly suffered a knee harm shortly after.
He turned a free agent this offseason and didn’t signal with any workforce earlier than deciding to name it a profession.
“Time flies once you’re having enjoyable,” Rudolph tweeted.
Who’s Kyle Rudolph?
Rudolph was a second-round select of Notre Dame in 2011 and performed 10 years for the Vikings.
He racked up 4,488 yards from scrimmage to rank second on the franchise’s all-time record of tight ends, solely behind Steve Jordan.
Rudolph’s 48 touchdowns are essentially the most amongst tight ends and sixth most general in Vikings historical past.
He had a streak of 93 consecutive begins, which ended resulting from a foot harm on the finish of the 2020 season.