The Vikings agree to extend the extension of the contract for several years with WR Adam Thielen



Eagan, Minn. (April 12, 2019) – The Minnesota Vikings announce that the team agreed in principle to a contract extension for several years with wide receiver Adam Thielen.

Thielen, who will enter his sixth season in the NFL in 2019, was named consecutive Pro Bowls after the 2017 and 2018 seasons and is coming off a year-long career, registering 113 receptions (the third most in team history) for 1,373 yards (the fourth most in team history) and nine touchdowns received, all career highs. The Detroit Lakes, Minnesota native became the first player in NFL history to record eight consecutive games with more than 100 receiving yards to start a season, doing so in the 2018 season.


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