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Draft Scout Adam Thielen News
09/28/15 - WR Adam Thielen saw extended playing time because of Charles Johnson's injury. Thielen was targeted four times, catching two passes for 16 yards. Cordarrelle Patterson, a starter a year ago at this time, clearly is the No. 5 receiver. He played some because of Johnson's injury, but wasn't targeted and had one carry for nine yards.
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.