Tyler Conklin

Tyler Conklin

Tight End #83
Team: Minnesota Vikings
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 254 lb.
College:None
Age:
Born:None
Drafted:2018 / Rd. 5 (157)
Draft Team:MIN

Tyler Conklin: Finishes with eight catches in 2019

Conklin finished with eight receptions for 58 yards over 15 regular-season games in 2019.

Analysis: Conklin worked as the No. 3 right end behind Kyle Rudolph and rookie Irv Smith Jr. The 24-year-old Conklin averaged 18.4 offensive snaps per game, and he ran a route on 67.6 percent of snaps. Since Rudolph and Smith Jr. are both under contract in 2020, Conklin won't warrant fantasy attention heading into next year.

January 15, 2020 1:50 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Shakes off injury

Conklin (knee) was a full participant for Tuesday's walkthrough practice.

Analysis: Conklin had suffered the knee injury in the second quarter of Sunday's wild-card win over the Saints. His full practice availability suggests that, barring a setback this week, the Central Michigan product will be ready to go for Sunday's matchup against San Francisco.

January 7, 2020 5:00 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Exits contest Sunday

Conklin (knee) is questionable to return to Sunday's wild-card game against the Saints.

Analysis: Conklin went up for a catch in the redzone in the second quarter, and came up limping after missing the pass. He'll likely get additional treatment at the halftime break, but as long as he's sidelined, the only healthy tight ends for the Vikings are Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith Jr.

January 5, 2020 11:32 AM EST

Tyler Conklin: Catches three passes in win

Conklin caught all three of his targets for 13 yards in Sunday's victory over the Lions.

Analysis: Conklin now has seven catches for 49 yards over the last three contests after not recording a catch through his first seven games of the season. The 24-year-old played a season-high 35 offensive snaps Sunday, but he still saw fewer snaps than fellow tight ends Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith.

December 9, 2019 2:25 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Two receptions Sunday

Conklin had two receptions for 28 yards on three targets in Sunday's win over Denver.

Analysis: Conklin didn't have a reception and had just one target on the season before Sunday. With Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith playing well ahead of him on the depth chart, it's hard to see him getting more than a few targets per game. Still, his four targets over the last two games make him worth monitoring in deep formats.

November 18, 2019 12:49 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Full practice Thursday

Conklin (ribs) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Analysis: Conklin sat out Week 1 and was limited in Wednesday's practice, but he now looks to have fully recovered from his ribs injury. He'll play his usual depth role behind Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith during Sunday's game against the Packers.

September 12, 2019 2:57 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Limited Wednesday

Conklin (ribs) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice.

Analysis: Conklin is working to recover from a lingering ribs injury, the severity of which cost him regular-season time Week 1 in the form of an inactive designation. If he's able to get healthy in time for Sunday's tilt against the Packers, Conklin will serve as a reserve tight end option behind Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith.

September 11, 2019 3:30 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: Can't shake injury

Conklin (ribs) is officially listed as inactive for Sunday's game against Atlanta.

Analysis: Conklin suffered the rib injury during Friday's practice, and as evidenced by this news, will cost him Week 1 availability. The fact that Conklin is inactive won't have a large fantasy impact, and the team will roll with Brandon Dillon as it's third-string tight end.

September 8, 2019 9:01 AM EST

Tyler Conklin: Questionable for Week 1

Conklin (ribs) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Falcons, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Analysis: Conklin tweaked his ribs in Friday's practice according to Krammer. The depth tight end appears to be trending towards suiting up versus Atlanta. If Conklin were to miss any time the fantasy impact would be minimal.

September 6, 2019 11:20 AM EST

Tyler Conklin: Five catches in rookie campaign

Conklin caught five of seven targets for 77 yards over 16 games in 2018.

Analysis: Conklin saw double-digit offensive snaps in only three games this season, but capitalized Week 15 by catching two of three targets for 53 yards. The 2018 fifth-round pick out of Central Michigan will look to secure the No. 2 tight end job behind starter Kyle Rudolph heading into his first full offseason in the league.

January 18, 2019 10:16 AM EST

Tyler Conklin: Posts career bests against Miami

Conklin caught two of three targets or 53 yards in Sunday's 41-17 win over the Dolphins.

Analysis: Conklin recorded career highs in receptions and yards on his way to leading the Vikings in receiving. His biggest gain went for 33 yards on a play-action fake as Kirk Cousins found Conklin near the left sideline. It remains to be seen if Minnesota's change at offensive coordinator contributed to Conklin's increased involvement, though this was a positive sign for the rookie.

December 17, 2018 4:46 PM EST

Tyler Conklin: One reception in season debut

Conklin had one reception for six yards on his only target in Sunday's win over the 49ers.

Analysis: Conklin played just nine snaps on offense, but he went out for a pass on five of them, according the Pro Football Focus. He could have a larger role in the passing game if Kyle Rudolph gets hurt, but otherwise will have a minimal role. Still, it's a good sign for the fifth-round 2018 draft pick's development that he was involved on offense this early in the season.

September 10, 2018 11:37 AM EST

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