2018 Fantasy Rankings
Overall # 39 · WR # 19 (Tier 3)

Adam Thielen

WR, Minnesota Vikings

Height 6'2" Weight 200 DOB 1990-08-22 Age 28
College Minnesota State-Mankato

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News from the Past 60 Days
  • ESPN votes Adam Thielen NFC North offensive MVP
    Jan 12 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Aaron Rodgers Adam Thielen
  • Lunchbreak: Thielen Voted NFC North Offensive MVP by ESPN
    Jan 11 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Adam Thielen
  • What the Seahawks need to focus on this offseason is clear: Get back to defense
    Jan 10 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
    Seahawks Cardinals Falcons Panthers Bears Cowboys Lions Packers Rams Vikings Saints Giants Eagles 49ers Buccaneers Ezekiel Ansah Cliff Avril Saquon Barkley Drew Brees
  • 2018 Vikings Position Recap: Receivers
    Jan 9 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Stefon Diggs Adam Thielen
  • Adam Thielen and wife Caitlin welcome baby boy
    Jan 8 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Adam Thielen
  • 10 Vikings Offensive Numbers of Note From 2018: Thielen, Diggs Were Historic Tandem
    Jan 7 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Stefon Diggs Adam Thielen
  • Vikings have 2 players on 2018 All-Pro 2nd Team
    Jan 4 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Laquon Treadwell says he knows he's a No. 1 receiver
    Jan 3 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Cold Takes: A Look At Chicago?s Crushing Of The Vikings Playoff Hopes
    Jan 3 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • NFC North Rundown: Regular season comes to a close, only Bears make playoffs
    Jan 1 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Winners and losers from Eagles vs. Redskins (and Bears vs. Vikings)
    Dec 31 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs make Vikings' history
    Dec 31 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Stefon Diggs Adam Thielen
  • Bears vs. Vikings: Notes from a 24-10 season-ending victory
    Dec 31 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • Arrowheadlines: Chiefs enter postseason boasting league?s No. 1 scoring offense
    Dec 31 · Arrowhead Pride (Chiefs Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 31 December 2018 - New Year?s Eve edition
    Dec 30 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Cousins, Thielen downplay sideline confrontation
    Dec 30 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Bears Vikings Kirk Cousins Adam Thielen
  • How Eagles fans can thank Kirk Cousins for getting the Eagles into the playoffs
    Dec 30 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • Diggs, Thielen Become Vikings 1st 1,000-Yard Duo Since Moss, Carter in 2000
    Dec 30 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Bears Stefon Diggs Adam Thielen
  • Poll: Who would you rather the Cowboys play in the Wild Card game - the Seahawks or the Vikings?
    Dec 29 · Blogging the Boys (Cowboys Blog)
  • Week 17 Game preview: Bears vs. Vikings
    Dec 27 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • Vikings are going to try to get Adam Thielen going early vs. Bears
    Dec 26 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Bears Adam Thielen
  • Several milestones within reach for Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs in Week 17
    Dec 26 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Stefon Diggs Adam Thielen
  • An ode to Davante Adams, the number one fantasy wide receiver
    Dec 25 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Notes and highlights from the Bucs 27-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys
    Dec 24 · Bucs Nation (Buccaneers Blog)
  • 5 takeways from the Detroit Lions? loss against the Minnesota Vikings
    Dec 23 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • Recap: Hail Mary deflates Lions early surge, Vikes win 27-9
    Dec 23 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • Bold prediction of the week: Lions defense steps up to play spoiler
    Dec 23 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • Vikings WR Adam Thielen gets nice little bonus for making Pro Bowl
    Dec 21 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Adam Thielen
  • On Paper preview, prediction: Lions vs. Vikings
    Dec 21 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 21 December 2018
    Dec 20 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Aldrick Robinson is a touchdown machine
    Dec 19 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Were Seahawks Frank Clark and Tyler Lockett snubbed by the Pro Bowl
    Dec 19 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Vikings have 4 on 2019 Pro Bowl roster
    Dec 18 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • 2019 Pro Bowl rosters: Full selections for AFC and NFC all-stars
    Dec 18 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
    Dolphins Cardinals Falcons Ravens Bills Panthers Bears Bengals Browns Cowboys Broncos Lions Packers Texans Colts Jaguars Chiefs Chargers Rams
  • Von Miller and Phillip Lindsay selected to 2019 Pro Bowl
    Dec 18 · Mile High Report (Broncos Blog)
    Broncos Cardinals Falcons Ravens Panthers Bears Bengals Browns Cowboys Lions Packers Texans Colts Jaguars Chiefs Chargers Rams Dolphins Vikings
  • Three Eagles players named to 2019 NFL Pro Bowl roster
    Dec 18 · Bleed Green Nation (Eagles Blog)
  • 4 Vikings Selected to 2019 Pro Bowl
    Dec 18 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
  • Adam Thielen needs 2 big weeks to go down in Vikings' record books
    Dec 16 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Dolphins Adam Thielen
  • Dolphins at Vikings final score, immediate reactions, and recap
    Dec 16 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • Trying to decipher how the Patriots will attempt to slow down the Steelers? offense
    Dec 16 · Behind the Steel Curtain (Steelers Blog)
  • Black and Gold Links: Gronk is key, but Steelers can?t forget about Josh Gordon
    Dec 16 · Behind the Steel Curtain (Steelers Blog)
  • Dolphins Dive: Top storylines from Week 15 vs. Vikings
    Dec 15 · USA Today (Dolphins National)
  • Seahawks on tape: Bandit coverage doubles and triples Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs
    Dec 14 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Miami Dolphins at Minnesota Vikings Week 15 Injury Report: Xavien Howard Doubtful
    Dec 14 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • Vikings WR Adam Thielen named to PFF's early Pro Bowl team
    Dec 14 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Adam Thielen
  • Fantasy football week 15: Should you start Lamar Jackson?
    Dec 14 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 19 reasons why you should love Cowboys Amari Cooper
    Dec 13 · Blogging the Boys (Cowboys Blog)
  • Ryan Tannehill expected to play Sunday; Xavien Howard running; Wednesday injury report
    Dec 12 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • Opposing Player Spotlight: Week 15, Minnesota Vikings
    Dec 12 · Phinsider (Dolphins Blog)
  • Three reasons why the Cowboys are primed to make a deep playoff run
    Dec 11 · Blogging the Boys (Cowboys Blog)
  • Adam Thielen joins elite group with catch No. 100 of season
    Dec 11 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Vikings fire OC John DeFilippo after flat performance vs Seahawks
    Dec 11 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • ?They?re creating havoc in all levels of their defense?: Seahawks shut down Vikings? vaunted receivers in Monday night victory
    Dec 11 · Seattle Times (Seahawks Local)
  • Arrowheadlines: Chiefs? ?kryptonite? is great running teams
    Dec 11 · Arrowhead Pride (Chiefs Blog)
  • Cigar Thoughts, Game 13: Seahawks dress / play like swamp monsters, drag Vikings to watery death
    Dec 10 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Seahawks on brink of playoffs after 21-7 win over Vikings
    Dec 10 · Denver Post (Broncos Local)
  • Adam Thielen: Gets yards late
    Dec 10 · RotoWire (Fantasy)
    Seahawks Adam Thielen
  • Seahawks 21 Vikings 7: Defense dominates on Monday night
    Dec 10 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Adam Thielen: Returns to Monday's contest
    Dec 10 · RotoWire (Fantasy)
    Seahawks Adam Thielen
  • Thielen Becomes 1st Vikings WR to Snag 100 Catches Since Moss in 2003
    Dec 10 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Seahawks Adam Thielen
  • Monday Night Football open thread: Vikings vs. Seahawks
    Dec 10 · Silver and Black Pride (Raiders Blog)
  • Seahawks-Vikings: Kickoff time, TV coverage, radio, ESPN live stream, more
    Dec 10 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • 3 players to watch in Seahawks? Monday night showdown vs Vikings
    Dec 9 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Julio Jones surpasses 1,400 receiving yards for fifth consecutive year
    Dec 9 · FalcOholic (Falcons Blog)
  • Asking The Phinsider: Dolphins offense lacks an identity; offensive line is a mess
    Dec 9 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Stelton: Seahawks have advantage over Vikings in Week 14
    Dec 7 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Fantasy Football Forum - Week 14: The Playoffs are Here
    Dec 7 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • Seahawks-Vikings: The Friday Rundown, Week 14
    Dec 7 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Julio Jones says Falcons are looking to ?whoop someone?s a**?
    Dec 6 · FalcOholic (Falcons Blog)
  • All-22 Review: Marcus Mariota and Taywan Taylor fuel furious second half comeback win over the Jets
    Dec 6 · Music City Miracles (Titans Blog)
  • Jim Moore Predicts: Will Seahawks? pass defense hold up against Vikings?
    Dec 6 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Ten Things I Liked About Week Thirteen
    Dec 6 · Battle Red Blog (Texans Blog)
    Texans Cowboys Broncos Colts Jaguars Chargers Rams Vikings Patriots Giants Eagles Steelers Josh Allen Keenan Allen Kiko Alonso Saquon Barkley Anthony Barr Jessie Bates Blake Bortles
  • 5 Qs, 5 As with Daily Norseman
    Dec 6 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/06/18 - Office space: O-line takes pride in giving backs room to run
    Dec 6 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Bill Belichick praises Patriots? defensive performance after the win over Vikings
    Dec 6 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Vikings DE Danielle Hunter leads NFC defensive ends in Pro Bowl votes
    Dec 5 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Adam Thielen Hosts Family Foundation?s 1st Event at Topgolf
    Dec 5 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
    Vikings Adam Thielen
  • Derek Rivers among 9 Patriots practice players of the week from win over the Vikings
    Dec 5 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Patriots vs Vikings advanced stats: New England?s pass defense was phenomenal
    Dec 5 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Russell Wilson, Tyler Lockett moving up DVOA as Seahawks climb
    Dec 4 · Field Gulls (Seahawks Blog)
  • Week 14 Patriots Power Rankings
    Dec 4 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/04/18 - Gameplan vs. Vikes shows patience is a virtue
    Dec 4 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • NFL Week 14 Power Rankings: The Chargers have found their spark
    Dec 4 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
    Lions Cardinals Falcons Ravens Bills Panthers Bears Bengals Browns Cowboys Broncos Packers Texans Colts Jaguars Chiefs Chargers Rams Dolphins
  • J.C. Jackson?s rise is one of the best stories of the Patriots season
    Dec 4 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The best and worst plays from the Patriots? win against the Vikings
    Dec 4 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Horse Tracks: Will a Patchwork Fly Zone Crash the Broncos Playoff Hopes?
    Dec 4 · Mile High Report (Broncos Blog)
    Broncos Cardinals Falcons Ravens Bills Bears Bengals Browns Cowboys Lions Packers Texans Colts Jaguars Chiefs Chargers Rams Vikings Patriots
  • Patriots vs Vikings snap counts: J.C. Jackson emerges as the third cornerback
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 12/03/18 - Develin, Defense drive victory over Vikes
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Tom Brady on emotional Adam Thielen, Bill Belichick: 'I've been on the other end of that'
    Dec 3 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Horse Tracks: Broncos at .500 never felt so good
    Dec 3 · Mile High Report (Broncos Blog)
  • 6 winners and 2 losers from the Patriots? 24-10 win against the Vikings
    Dec 3 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The Daily Twitter: 3 December 2018
    Dec 2 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Thielen: 'Cheap' play sparked Belichick exchange
    Dec 2 · ESPN (NFL National)
    Vikings Patriots Adam Thielen
  • Quick-hit thoughts on the Patriots? 24-10 win over the Vikings
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Kyle Van Noy on Adam Thielen's outburst: 'How many catches did he have?'
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Adam Thielen Kyle Van Noy
  • Patriots Largely Limit Diggs, Thielen in Defeat of Vikings
    Dec 2 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
  • How Patriots were able to shut down Adam Thielen
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Adam Thielen
  • Adam Thielen explains why he got into shouting match with Bill Belichick
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Adam Thielen
  • Patriots vs Vikings: Who gets the game ball from New England?s 24-10 win?
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Quick takeaways from Vikings' 24-10 loss to Patriots
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • 9 takeaways from the Patriots 24-10 victory over the Vikings
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 5 takeaways of Patriots' 24-10 victory over Vikings
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Patriots vs Vikings game report: James Develin scores 2 touchdowns; New England wins 24-10
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Watch Adam Thielen, Bill Belichick get into heated exchange on sideline
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
    Patriots Adam Thielen
  • Bill Belichick calls the Vikings an ?explosive team in all three phases?
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Why the Patriots should be concerned in Week 13 vs. Vikings
    Dec 2 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Asking Daily Norseman: Kirk Cousins? positives outweigh his negatives so far this season
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Sunday Opening Drive: Week 13 Vikings at Patriots
    Dec 2 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Bengals vs. Broncos: 4 key matchups to watch
    Dec 1 · Cincy Jungle (Bengals Blog)
  • 4 Patriots defenders to watch against the Vikings
    Dec 1 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Falcons players to start in your fantasy lineup or sit on your bench in Week 13
    Nov 30 · FalcOholic (Falcons Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/30/18 - Pats-Vikes matchups: Winning at the line of scrimmage is key
    Nov 30 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • 3 matchups to watch in Patriots' Week 13 game vs. Vikings
    Nov 30 · USA Today (Patriots National)
  • Patriots vs Vikings advanced stats: Minnesota?s defense is terrific
    Nov 30 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Week 13 Patriots Thursday injury report: New England has full attendance
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • NFC North Week 12 recap: Packers headed for a regime change?
    Nov 29 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • Week 13 picks, predictions against the spread
    Nov 29 · Big Blue View (Giants Blog)
  • Bill Belichick lists all the problems Vikings receivers Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs create
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Packers-Vikings Film Room: Third down defense, part 1
    Nov 29 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/29/18 - Will Pats choose chuck or go ground-and-pound vs. Vikes
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • The Case for Jace: Why the Lions should bring back Billingsley
    Nov 29 · Pride of Detroit (Lions Blog)
  • Fantasy football week 13: Aaron Rodgers is a player to avoid this weekend
    Nov 29 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • Week 13 Patriots Wednesday injury report: Patriots getting a lot healthier, 3 players removed
    Nov 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • New England Patriots links 11/28/18 - Pats play better with the band back together
    Nov 28 · Pats Pulpit (Patriots Blog)
  • What We Learned: The narrative that Seahawks QB Russell Wilson needs a great defense can be retired
    Nov 27 · 710 ESPN NW (Seahawks National)
  • Vikings once again win the celebration game
    Nov 26 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Dalvin Cook Adam Thielen
  • Packers Week 12 Snap Counts: Why won?t McCarthy swap RBs on a situational basis?
    Nov 26 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Thielen, Diggs Put on ?Sunday Night Football? Show Against Packers
    Nov 25 · Vikings.com (Vikings Team Site)
  • Adam Thielen sets Vikings' record for most 100-yard games in a season
    Nov 25 · USA Today (Vikings National)
    Vikings Packers Adam Thielen
  • Packers collapse again in 24-17 loss to Vikings, effectively ending their playoff hopes
    Nov 25 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Adam Thielen with an another amazing catch
    Nov 25 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Packers vs. Vikings Second Half Game Thread
    Nov 25 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Sunday Night Live: Packers vs. Vikings
    Nov 25 · Battle Red Blog (Texans Blog)
  • Packers vs. Vikings First Half Game Thread
    Nov 25 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Packers vs. Vikings Q&A: Game planning against Minnesota
    Nov 24 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Packers Wednesday Injury Report: Secondary? What secondary?
    Nov 22 · Acme Packing Company (Packers Blog)
  • Harrison Smith and Danielle Hunter on track to make Pro Bowl
    Nov 21 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • Vikings LB Anthony Barr was a full participant in Wednesday's practice
    Nov 21 · USA Today (Vikings National)
  • The Daily Twitter: 21 November 2018
    Nov 20 · Hogs Haven (Redskins Blog)
  • Bears vs. Vikings: Notes from a tough 25-20 victory
    Nov 19 · Windy City Gridiron (Bears Blog)
  • Wide Receiver
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    SeasonTeamGSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    2014MIN60001481371019.7
    2015MIN9489018121440014.4
    2016MIN162150926996751126.7
    2017MIN16111014391127742151.7
    2018MIN161011 (96.2%)5300155113137391191.3
    2018
    Performance Scoring Review · Switch
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1SFW 24-1668 (95.8%)0001261020010.2
    2GBT 29-2970 (95.9%)00013121311019.1
    3BUFL 6-2766 (100.0%)00019141050010.5
    4LARL 31-3873 (98.6%)0001281351019.5
    5PHIW 23-2160 (96.8%)0001071161017.6
    6ARIW 27-1769 (97.2%)00015111231018.3
    7NYJW 37-1766 (95.7%)0001091101017.0
    8NOL 20-3069 (94.5%)1150771031116.3
    9DETW 24-945 (91.8%)1507422108.2
    11CHIL 20-2567 (100.0%)00012766006.6
    12GBW 24-1768 (97.1%)000981251018.5
    13NEL 10-2461 (100.0%)00010528108.8
    14SEAL 7-2156 (96.6%)1807570007.0
    15MIAW 41-1763 (91.3%)0002219001.9
    16DETW 27-957 (93.4%)1306580008.0
    17CHIL 10-2453 (93.0%)1-104338003.8
    2017
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1NOW 29-190001091570015.7
    2PITL 9-260006544014.4
    3TBW 34-170008598009.8
    4DETL 7-140008559015.9
    5CHIW 20-1711108534003.4
    6GBW 23-1000013997009.7
    7BALW 24-1600012541004.1
    8CLEW 33-16000105981015.8
    10WASW 38-270001281661022.6
    11LARW 24-7000961231018.3
    12DETW 30-2300011889008.9
    13ATLW 14-90005451005.1
    14CARL 24-310001361051016.5
    15CINW 34-70005330003.0
    16GBW 16-00006224002.4
    17CHIW 23-100007661006.1
    DPNOW 29-240009674007.4
    CCPHIL 7-380009328002.8
    2016
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    1TENW 25-160005454005.4
    2GBW 17-140005441004.1
    3CARW 22-100004329002.9
    4NYGW 24-100003221002.1
    5HOUW 31-13000871271018.7
    7PHIL 10-210005252005.2
    8CHIL 10-200005340004.0
    9DETL 16-220006468006.8
    10WASL 20-2611104321108.1
    11ARIW 30-2400055651012.5
    12DETL 13-1600011853005.3
    13DALL 15-170009786018.6
    14JACW 25-16000541010010.1
    15INDL 6-34000100000.0
    16GBL 25-3814015122022032.2
    17CHIW 38-10000117000.7

    Touchdown Distances
    Receiving: 36, 3, 16, 71, 8

    2015
    WeekOppScoreSnpRuAttRuYdRuTDTgtRecReYdReTDFLFPts
    3SDW 31-140004216001.6
    4DENL 20-230008670007.0
    7DETW 28-190002130003.0
    10OAKW 30-141140000000.0
    11GBL 13-30000100000.0
    14ARIL 20-23000117000.7
    15CHIW 38-17180000000.0
    16NYGW 49-17000115000.5
    17GBW 20-1326701116001.6