The Vikings expect Kyle Rudolph (sports-hernia operation) to beat his eight-week timetable.
NFL.com's Albert Breer reports Kyle Rudolph (groin) needs surgery, and will be sidelined "about" six weeks.
Kyle Rudolph will have an MRI on his groin Monday.
Kyle Rudolph was forced from Minnesota's Week 3 game against the Packers with a groin injury, and is questionable to return.
Kyle Rudolph (abdomen) is listed as probable for Sunday's Week 3 game at New Orleans.
Kyle Rudolph (abdomen) remained limited in Thursday's practice.
Kyle Rudolph (abdomen) was limited in Wednesday's practice.
Kyle Rudolph caught five-of-eight targets for 53 yards against the Patriots Week 2.
Kyle Rudolph caught two passes for 16 yards and one touchdown in the Vikings' Week 1 win over the Rams.
Kyle Rudolph caught 2-of-3 targets for 38 yards in the Vikings' third preseason game Saturday night against Kansas City.
Kyle Rudolph caught 4-of-5 targets for 89 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' second preseason game Saturday night.
Kyle Rudolph had one catch for 22 yards in Friday night's preseason opener against the Raiders.
Vikings signed TE Kyle Rudolph to a five-year, $36.5 million extension through 2019.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune said "all the signs point" to Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph breaking out this season.