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About Kyle Ringstad - RotoBaller

Dedicated DFS and roto-league player, focusing on MLB, NFL, and NBA. Diehard Minnesota sports fan (Vikings, T-Wolves, Twins, Wild, Lynx, UMD Bulldogs Hockey)

Kyle Ringstad - RotoBaller has written 356 articles so far, you can find them below.


Adam Thielen Is Questionable To Return Against Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) has re-aggravated his injury and is questionable to return in Week 9's game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Thielen only lasted a few possessions before being pulled and didn't catch his only target on a bad throw from Kirk Cousins. It looks like Thielen's day is finished -... Read More

1 month ago

Adam Thielen Is Active For Week 9 Against Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) is active for Week 9's contest against the Kansas City Chiefs. Thielen was a limited participant in practice this week and was fully expected to return from his one-game absence. Roll Thielen out as a low-end WR1 in an advantageous matchup, though he's a risky play in daily... Read More

1 month ago

Dan Bailey Is An Attractive Option in Week 9

Minnesota Vikings kicker Dan Bailey has returned to fantasy relevance during a stretch in which the Vikings offense has been firing on all cylinders. Bailey has nailed 85.7% of his field-goal attempts this year and has gone 10-for-10 over his last four games played. With Week 9's matchup against the vulnerable Kansas City Chiefs Defense... Read More

1 month ago

Kyle Rudolph Is Not On TE2 Radar Against Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph has seen an uptick in production recently, as he has at least three catches in three straight games, and he had a 5-58-1 line in Week 7. He's still averaging just 18.4 yards per game and failed to break out as a usable fantasy player, even with star wide... Read More

1 month ago

Stefon Diggs Has Winnable Matchup In Week 9

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been the clear beneficiary from the substantially improved play of quarterback Kirk Cousins. Diggs has 21 catches for 453 yards and three touchdowns over his last three games, a stretch in which he is also averaging an absurd 21.57 yards per catch. The Chiefs Defense has performed admirably... Read More

1 month ago


Vikings Defense Is Not In A Prime Week 9 Spot

The Minnesota Vikings Defense could be catching a break with 2018 MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes (kneecap) looking likely to miss another week. Veteran Matt Moore will start in his absence, though the Chiefs still put up 337 yards and 24 points in his start last week against a solid Green Bay Packers Defense. The Chiefs... Read More

1 month ago

Alexander Mattison Is On RB4 Radar Versus Chiefs

Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison has had at least 12 carries in three games this season and has a juicy matchup on tap in Week 9 against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs Defense ranks 30th in run DVOA and has given up a whopping 10 rushing touchdowns on the year, and impact players... Read More

1 month ago

Dalvin Cook Is Lined Up For Another Huge Game

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook has been pretty close to unstoppable this season. The third-year back is rushing for 102.9 yards per game and leads the NFL with nine rushing touchdowns in what's shaping up to be a two-man race for the "Best Fantasy RB" title with Christian McCaffrey. He gets to face off... Read More

1 month ago

Adam Thielen Is A Low-End WR1 In Return

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (hamstring) was limited again in practice on Thursday, but all indications are pointing to him suiting up for Sunday's Week 9 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs Defense has been surprisingly competent this season and has only allowed six touchdowns to receivers over their eight games played.... Read More

1 month ago

Kirk Cousins Is A Low-End QB1 In Week 9

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been absolutely on fire for four weeks straight, completing over 79% of his passes and compiling an impressive 10/1 TD/INT rate in wins over the Giants, Eagles, Lions, and Redskins. The Kansas City Chiefs await in Week 9 and represent a slight step up defensively, but they are banged... Read More

1 month ago


Vikings Defense Has Productive Week 8 In Victory

The Vikings Defense registered four sacks, one interception and a fumble recovery in Week 8's 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins. The Vikings were able to hold the 'Skins to 216 total yards and 163 passing yards, with rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins passing for just 33 yards in the entire second half after Case Keenum... Read More

2 months ago

Kirk Cousins Throws For 285 Yards Against Washington

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins completed 23 of 26 passes for 285 yards in Week 8's 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins. He didn't throw a touchdown or an interception but was very accurate again in the victory. The Vikings totaled 38 rushing attempts as they continue to stress Dalvin Cook and the rushing attack,... Read More

2 months ago

Stefon Diggs Tallies Seven Catches For 143 Yards

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught all seven of his targets for 143 yards in a 19-9 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 8. Diggs concerningly lost his third fumble of the year trying to extend a long catch-and-run on the first drive of the game, but it was an otherwise very productive... Read More

2 months ago

Dalvin Cook Rumbles To Yet Another Huge Performance

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook carried 23 times for 98 yards and a touchdown in Week 8's win over the Washington Redskins. He also had five catches for 73 receiving yards in what has been an incredible start to his 2019 campaign. With the short week of preparation and without their top wideout Adam... Read More

2 months ago

Dan Bailey Hits Four Field Goals In Victory

Minnesota Vikings kicker Dan Bailey hit four of four field goals and his lone extra point in a 19-9 win over Washington in Week 8. He hit a 50-yarder with ease in the first quarter in what has become a very steady season for the veteran. He is 12-for-14 (86%) on the year and has... Read More

2 months ago


Alexander Mattison Carries 13 Times For 61 Yards

Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison had 13 carries for 61 yards in the Vikings 19-9 victory over the Washington Redskins in Week 8. He added two catches for three yards. Mattison also notably had a couple of long runs called back due to penalties and received the majority of his work on the Vikings'... Read More

2 months ago

Kyle Rudolph Is A Low-End TE2 In Week 8

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is coming off a solid game in Week 7 as he tallied five catches for 58 yards and a touchdown against the Detroit Lions. It was his first touchdown and his first time exceeding 36 receiving yards on the season. Rudolph may see a slight increase in targets due... Read More

2 months ago

Alexander Mattison Is An RB4 In Week 8

Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison has gotten at least seven carries in five of seven games this year, though he hasn't quite emerged as a player to consider starting, as he's still the clear backup to Dalvin Cook. That being said, Mattison could be in line for a sizeable workload this week, as the... Read More

2 months ago

Vikings Defense Is In A Great Spot Against Washington

The Vikings Defense gave up 30 points in a win over the Detroit Lions in Week 7 but still rank sixth in yards per game allowed and points per game allowed. They also have seven interceptions, 19 sacks, four fumble recoveries, and a safety on the season. They're presented with a golden matchup against Case... Read More

2 months ago

Kirk Cousins Is A QB1 Option In Week 8

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins has been silencing his critics the past three weeks, throwing for 977 yards and an impressive 10/1 TD/INT ratio. He's also coming off back-to-back outings with four touchdowns in wins over the Lions and Eagles. Cousins will be missing Adam Thielen (hamstring) this week, but it shouldn't matter much in... Read More

2 months ago


Dalvin Cook Is A Top Play Again In Week 8

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook is leading the league with 725 rushing yards, a 5.5 yards-per-carry average and eight rushing touchdowns. He's the RB2 in half-PPR scoring behind Christian McCaffrey. You're starting him without hesitation in Week 8 against the Washington Redskins, who are allowing 134.4 yards per game on the ground. Cook could... Read More

2 months ago

Olabisi Johnson Is A Worthy Dart Throw Against Washington

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Olabisi Johnson had a productive game stepping in for Adam Thielen (hamstring) in Week 7, catching four of eight targets for 40 yards and a touchdown in the win. The rookie out of Colorado State is now in line for a spot start as the second receiver in Week 8, as... Read More

2 months ago

Stefon Diggs Is A Low-End WR1 In Week 8

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs is in line for an increased workload on Thursday night with target-hog Adam Thielen (hamstring) sitting out for the first time in his career. Week 8's matchup against the Washington Redskins is a favorable one as Diggs should be able to take advantage of coverage by either Quinton Dunbar... Read More

2 months ago

Irv Smith Jr. Snags Five Catches For 60 Yards In Win

Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. caught 5-of-6 targets for 60 yards in Week 7's 42-30 win over the Detroit Lions. Smith's six targets were his most this season as his volume spiked due to Adam Thielen (hamstring) leaving the game early. Thielen's status is up in the air for Week 8's Thursday night... Read More

2 months ago

Dan Bailey Misses Only Field Goal Attempt In Week 7

Minnesota Vikings kicker Dan Bailey missed a 45-yard field goal but went a perfect 6-for-6 on extra-point attempts in Week 7's win over the Detroit Lions. This was Bailey's second missed field goal this season, but he's still hitting 80% of his attempts and nailed his lone 50-yard attempt back in Week 3. Bailey is... Read More

2 months ago


Olabisi Johnson Hauls In Four Catches And A Touchdown

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Olabisi Johnson caught 4-of-8 targets for 40 yards and a touchdown in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions. Johnson was able to take advantage of some increased volume due to an early exit from Adam Thielen (hamstring). The rookie scored his first career touchdown on a one-yard play-action pass in the... Read More

2 months ago

Alexander Mattison Has Quiet Game In Week 7

Minnesota Vikings running back Alexander Mattison carried seven times for 18 yards (2.6 yards per carry) in Week 7's 42-30 win over the Detroit Lions. Mattison took a clear back seat in this one as Dalvin Cook carried 25 times for 142 yards and two touchdowns. Mattison was also not targeted in the passing game.... Read More

2 months ago

Kyle Rudolph Breaks Out For 58 Yards And A Touchdown

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph caught 5-of-6 targets for 58 yards and a touchdown in Week 7. Rudolph connected with Kirk Cousins on a 15-yard score in the fourth quarter, Rudolph's first touchdown catch of the year. Adam Thielen (hamstring) left the game early, meaning guys like Rudolph, Olabisi Johnson, and Irv Smith Jr.... Read More

2 months ago

Stefon Diggs Catches Seven Passes For 142 Yards

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught 7-of-8 targets for 142 scoreless yards in Week 7's win over the Detroit Lions. Adam Thielen (hamstring) leaving the game in the first quarter concentrated targets to Diggs, but the four receiving touchdowns went to Thielen, C.J. Ham, Kyle Rudolph, and Olabisi Johnson. Diggs got dragged down just... Read More

2 months ago

Dalvin Cook Posts Monster Week 7 Line In Victory

Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook tallied 25 carries for 142 yards and two touchdowns in Week 7's 42-30 win over the Detroit Lions. He also added one catch for seven yards. This was Cook's league-leading fifth 100-yard rushing game and he now has six touchdowns on the ground in what's becoming a breakout campaign... Read More

2 months ago


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