While the note didn't confirm contract details or numbers, Rudolph did confirm with ESPN's Ben Goessling that his post was about a contract extension being completed.
"I feel better now, from a physical standpoint, at 29 than I did at 21", he said.
Kyle Rudolph is not yet prepared to leave Minnesota. Certainly we want to win now - that's not going to change. "There were times in my career before that where we had similar approaches". However, the team's interest in Rudolph never matched the Vikings' asking price.
Before Hollywood, Chris Hemsworth's first job involved a toothbrush and breast milk
Actors may be huge stars today but many of them had humble beginnings and did many odd jobs especially when they were teens. Hemsworth was the first one to start off and his supposed confession was, "My first job was cleaning out breast pumps".
Celebs React to Toronto Raptors Winning NBA Finals 2019 - See the Tweets!
The problem is the Warriors did not have a timeout, which gave the Raptors a free throw and possession in the Bay Area. Drake's live reaction to Klay going down. "But it's just the way it's gone".
Alex Morgan sets a scoring record and shakes World Cup
Former U.S. global Taylor Twellman, now a TV analyst, hit out at the players for their celebrations against beleaguered opponents. The U.S. women's team received scathing criticism for celebrating and scoring as much as they did in the victory over Thailand .
What the Vikings want to do offensively can not happen without Rudolph on the roster. The deal ends months of speculation that Rudolph could be traded and locks him into Minnesota for at least the next couple of years.
Smith Jr. said he has been paying attention to Rudolph as he makes the adjustment from the Crimson Tide to the NFL. Vikings offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski said Smith had been coming along during the offseason program.
However, Rudolph has expressed excitement about the possibilities of playing with two tight ends. Clearly the Vikings believe Rudolph does indeed have "a lot of game left".
Rudolph relayed the news with a message on Twitter. With no fully guaranteed money in the deal beyond this season, however, there remains the possibility the Vikings could still decide to move on from the tight end after 2019.