NFL DRAFT DIAMONDS

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is now the fifth highest paid

The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph have agreed to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Sunday night.

The extension is worth about $36.5 million over the five years, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport making Rudolph the fifth-highest paid NFL tight end by average annual salary.

“I’m extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings. I’ve said all along I wanted to stay in Minnesota,” Rudolph said in a statement released by the team. “I love the fans, the community and, most importantly, I’m excited about where this team is going. I’m looking forward to the 2014 season and helping this organization reach our ultimate goal.”

Share this articleShare on Facebook1Tweet about this on Twitter2Share on Reddit0Pin on Pinterest0Share on LinkedIn1Share on Google+0Digg thisShare on StumbleUpon0
Do you follow the NFL Draft? If so follow NFL Draft Diamonds on Twitter and Facebook for up to date NFL Draft News, NFL Draft Projections, and NFL Draft Rankings. Jesus is the only way to Salvation
Privacy Policy