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Draft Scout Adam Thielen News
03/21/17 - WR Adam Thielen finalized his contract agreement with the Vikings on Tuesday. The contract extension is reportedly worth $17 million over three years with $11 million guaranteed. Thielen was a restricted free agent and the Vikings initially tendered him at the second-round compensation level of $2.746 million. Thielen is under club control through the 2020 campaign.
03/15/17 - WR Adam Thielen agreed to re-sign with the Vikings on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not announced.
Minnesota initially gave Thielen a second-round tender as a restricted free agent to increase its chances of holding onto him in the offseason. The Vikings elected to give him a three-year contract, multiple outlets reported.
Thielen enjoyed a breakout season in 2016, reeling in 69 receptions for a team-leading 967 yards and five touchdowns. The 26-year-old Minnesota native made just $600,000 last season after collecting 20 catches in his previous two years with the club.
12/26/16 - WR Adam Thielen, whose NFL career began when he turned some heads during a rookie minicamp tryout session, set career highs for catches (12), yards (202) and touchdowns (2).
12/19/16 - WR Adam Thielen took a vicious hit to the head and neck area that drew a personal foul on Darius Butler. Thielen left the game to be checked for a concussion but was diagnosed with an injured neck. He was downfield as a defenseless receiver when Butler unloaded on him. Thielen didn't catch a pass for the first time this season.
12/12/16 - WR Adam Thielen had 101 receiving yards in the Vikings' win at Jacksonville on Sunday.