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Adam Thielen | Wide Receiver | #19

Team: Minnesota Vikings
Age / DOB:  (26) / 8/22/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 200
College: Minnesota State-Mankato
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Adam Thielen caught 4-of-5 targets for 54 yards Week 1 against the Titans.
Thielen worked as the clear No. 3 receiver in this game and showed much better than starter Charles Johnson. His most important contribution was a diving 16-yard grab on third down to keep a scoring drive alive in the fourth quarter. Thielen could keep his role even if first-round rookie Laquon Treadwell jumps Johnson on the depth chart. Sep 11 - 5:28 PM

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ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling said WR Adam Thielen has gotten "consistent work with the top three-receiver set."

That was the unit Thielen worked with in the preseason opener, where he caught one pass for 22 yards. It is possible Thielen is seeing more work because Jarius Wright is sidelined with an undisclosed injury, but he was taking those snaps even before Wright went down. Thielen would need a rash of injuries in front of him to garner fantasy consideration in the Vikings' low-volume passing offense, but it looks like he could open the season as the No. 3 receiver.
Source: ESPN
Aug 16 - 10:49 AM

Adam Thielen caught 6-of-8 targets for 70 yards in Minnesota's Week 4 loss to the Broncos.

With Charles Johnson (ribs) inactive and Jarius Wright (hand) glued to the sideline, Thielen was the Vikings' No. 2 receiver. Thielen has stepped up for a team that's needed him the past two weeks, but there's nothing resembling re-draft value here.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 08:43:00 PM

Vikings WR Adam Thielen caught three passes for 68 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's Week 17 win over the Bears.

Primarily a special teamer, Thielen entered this game with just 69 receiving yards all year. His playing time was bumped when Jarius Wright left early with a back injury. Ordinarily, Thielen is the Vikings' No. 5 receiver.
Sun, Dec 28, 2014 05:11:00 PM

Vikings second-year WR Adam Thielen has a chance to win the No. 5 receiver job out of camp.

An UDFA out of Minnesota State-Mankato, Thielen spent all of his rookie season on the Vikings practice squad. He is making a strong statement for the 53-man roster this offseason, with Vikings GM Rick Spielman singling him out as a player who has "really stuck out." Thielen needs to continue his impressive play into training camp if he hopes to nab a roster spot.
Sat, Jun 21, 2014 01:26:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
QB1Sam Bradford
2Shaun Hill
RB1Adrian Peterson
2Jerick McKinnon
3Matt Asiata
4Ronnie Hillman
GLB1Adrian Peterson
2Matt Asiata
3RB1Jerick McKinnon
2Adrian Peterson
FB1Zach Line
WR11Stefon Diggs
2Adam Thielen
3Jarius Wright
4Isaac Fruechte
WR21Charles Johnson
2Laquon Treadwell
3Cordarrelle Patterson
WR31Adam Thielen
TE1Kyle Rudolph
2MyCole Pruitt
3Rhett Ellison
4David Morgan
LT1T.J. Clemmings
LG1Alex Boone
2Jeremiah Sirles
C1Joe Berger
2Nick Easton
RG1Brandon Fusco
2Zac Kerin
RT1Andre Smith
K1Blair Walsh