Kyle Rudolph is Projected to Be the #38 TE the Rest of the 2019 Season... Keep on the Waiver Wire

REST OF SEASON OUTLOOK AND POSITION RANK

Kyle Rudolph is not projected to be worth a roster spot based on total fantasy points the rest of the season. His 28 projected fantasy points puts him at #38 behind Ross Dwelley and ahead of Drew Sample. He has averaged 4.69 fantasy points in his past 38 games, which is more than our projected per game average. His projected per game average is 3.1 fantasy points. His rank based on avg proj (#41) is worse than his rank based on total fantasy points. Kyle Rudolph is expected to come up short of this season-to-date's #17 fantasy position rank.

REST OF SEASON TE RANKPROJECTIONFANTASY STATS SINCE 2019
#36 Harrison Bryant (26% OWN)28 FP, 3.53 per game108 FP, 9 gp, 12.1 per game (#35)
#37 Ross Dwelley (3% OWN)28 FP, 3.5 per game21 FP, 8 gp, 2.6 per game (#47)
#38 Kyle Rudolph (9% OWN)28 FP, 3.1 per game75 FP, 15 gp, 5 per game (#21)
#39 Drew Sample (4% OWN)27 FP, 3.42 per game75 FP, 15 gp, 5 per game (#21)
#40 Virgil Green27 FP, 3.79 per game75 FP, 15 gp, 5 per game (#21)

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KYLE RUDOLPH PROJECTED TO FINISH AHEAD OF MO ALIE-COX IN WEEK 9

Kyle Rudolph is projected for 3.3 fantasy points in week 9 which only ranks him as the #29 projected tight end and not a fantasy relevant player for the week. This is projected to be a slightly better than average week with more fantasy points than he is projected to average the rest of the season. He is ranked above Mo Alie-Cox but behind Jordan Reed. Week 10 will not be as good based on projected rank (#44). He is projected for 2.5 fantasy points.

WEEK 9 TE RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#27 Anthony Firkser (9% OWN)3.55 FP (2% ST)3.96 FP
#28 Jordan Reed (15% OWN)3.41 FP (3% ST)6 FP
#29 Kyle Rudolph (9% OWN)3.32 FP (2% ST)3.1 FP
#30 Mo Alie-Cox (10% OWN)3.26 FP (1% ST)3.73 FP
#31 Jesse James3.06 FP2.85 FP
WEEK 10 TE RANKPROJECTIONROS FP PROJ AVG
#42 Marcedes Lewis2.6 FP2.28 FP
#43 Foster Moreau2.51 FP2.5 FP
#44 Kyle Rudolph (9% OWN)2.51 FP (2% ST)3.1 FP
#45 MyCole Pruitt2.31 FP2.3 FP
#46 Albert Okwuegbunam (1% OWN)2.3 FP2.14 FP

KYLE RUDOLPH IS A BETTER VALUE ON DRAFTKINGS AT $3.1K THAN ON FANDUEL AT $4.4

For each platform we calculate a position specific points per dollar and our projection says he is a better value on DraftKings than on FanDuel. He is projected for 4.2 FD points and is worth -$1566 less than $4.4K on FD. On DK he is projected for 5.2 points and is worth -$1028 less than $3.1K. Below are how he ranks based on projected fantasy points on both DFS platforms. Look for players with more FPs at lower salaries.

FANDUEL WEEK (TE) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#28 Taysom Hill4.5 FD Points$4500
#29 Jordan Reed4.5 FD Points$4500
#30 Kyle Rudolph4.2 FD Points$4400
#31 Tyler Eifert4.2 FD Points$4500
#32 Greg Olsen4 FD Points$4800
DRAFTKINGS WEEK (TE) 10 RANKPROJECTIONSALARY
#24 Tyler Eifert5.3 DK Points$2700
#25 Greg Olsen5.2 DK Points$3100
#26 Kyle Rudolph5.2 DK Points$3100
#27 Jesse James5 DK Points$2500
#28 Mo Alie-Cox4.7 DK Points$3000

FANTASY PROJECTIONS AND ACTUAL STATS

The tables below show projected stats (totals and averages) for the rest of the season and upcoming weeks. Also included are actual stats from the current and last season.

KYLE RUDOLPHFPPPRTARRECYDTDRUSHYD
Rest of 202027.943.921.116.01771.70.0
-- Per Game (9 Proj)3.14.92.341.7819.70.190.00
Week 9 vs DET3.35.12.361.80210.200.00
Week 10 @CHI2.514.212.221.7017.30.130.00
2020 Season104160735653780
-- Per Game (23 GP)4.56.93.22.4323.30.350.00
2019 to 2020104160745653780
-- Per Game (24 GP)4.36.73.12.3322.40.330.00