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Draft Scout Adam Thielen News
12/29/14 - WR Adam Thielen, an undrafted rookie a year ago, notched the first receiving touchdown of his career -- a 44-yarder against a blown coverage. Thielen's first NFL touchdown came earlier this season when he blocked a punt and then returned it for the score against Carolina.
12/28/14 - WR Adam Thielen caught a 44-yard touchdown pass in the third quarter. The scoring reception was the first of his NFL career and his second touchdown overall. He blocked a punt and returned it for a score earlier this season.
12/03/14 - WR Adam Thielen won NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after becoming just the fourth player in Vikings history and the first since 1973 to block a punt and return it for a touchdown.
11/30/14 - WR Adam Thielen blocked a punt and scored on the return, becoming the fourth player in franchise history to accomplish the feat and first since 1973. The touchdown on a blocked punt was the first for a Viking since Issiac Holt on Oct. 12, 1986. The 453 games between blocked punt scores was the longest active streak in the NFL. For Thielen, a second-year player from Division II MInnesota State, it was his first NFL touchdown.
08/24/14 - WR Adam Thielen, who went from undrafted rookie from Division III Minnesota State Mankato to a practice squad player a year ago, made another strong pitch to make the 53-man roster. He has consistently been the fifth-best receiver on the team this offseason. Saturday, he also showed that he could be a nice Plan B at punt returner. He showed excellent shiftiness and speed while returning a punt 75 yards to the Kansas City 5.