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Adam
Thielen (#19)

WR - Minnesota Vikings

Age 31
Exp 8th Season
HT/WT 6'2" / 200 LBS
Bye 7
Rank
ADP
FPTS
TIER
2021 Week 6 Projections
Updated: Friday, October 15, 2021 9:09 PM
2021 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6:06 PM
2021 Keeper/Dynasty Rankings
Updated: Thursday, October 14, 2021 4:35 PM
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2021 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 @CIN 9 10 90.0 10.2 92 24 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 @ARI 6 7 85.7 6.5 39 15 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
3 SEA 6 9 66.7 8.3 50 21 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
4 CLE 3 8 37.5 15.3 46 22 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 DET 2 3 66.7 20.0 40 21 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2014 16 8 14 57.1 17.1 137 44 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2015 16 12 18 66.7 12.0 144 30 0 4 89 22.2 41 0 0 0
2016 16 69 92 75.0 14.0 967 71 5 2 15 7.5 11 0 2 1
2017 16 91 143 63.6 14.0 1276 65 4 1 11 11.0 11 0 3 2
2018 16 113 155 72.9 12.2 1373 68 9 5 30 6.0 15 0 1 1
2019 10 30 48 62.5 13.9 418 44 6 4 6 1.5 3 1 0 0
2020 15 74 108 68.5 12.5 925 51 14 3 15 5.0 8 0 0 0
2021 5 26 37 70.3 10.3 267 24 4 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 0
Preseason player profiles are written in July and do not reflect in-season updates.
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Adam Thielen - Removed from injury report

Thielen (foot) and Justin Jefferson (ankle) don't have injury designation and are set to play in Sunday's game against the Panthers, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.

Adam Thielen - Registers no practice activity

The Vikings listed Thielen (foot) as a non-participant in Thursday's practice.

Adam Thielen - Some activity Thursday

Thielen (foot) stretched and ran routes before Thursday's practice, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Adam Thielen - Dealing with foot injury

Thielen missed Wednesday's practice with a foot injury.

Adam Thielen - Just two catches in win

Thielen had two receptions (three targets) for 40 yards in Sunday's 19-17 win over the Lions.

Adam Thielen - Inefficient in Week 4 loss

Thielen brought in three of eight targets for 46 yards in the Vikings' 14-7 loss to the Browns on Sunday.

Adam Thielen - Rested Wednesday

Thielen was held out of Wednesday's practice for rest.

Adam Thielen - Not practicing

Thielen is present at Wednesday's practice but isn't participating, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports.

Adam Thielen - TDs keep coming Sunday

Thielen caught six of nine targets for 50 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-17 win over the Seahawks.

Adam Thielen - Finds end zone against Cards

Thielen caught six of seven targets for 39 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 34-33 loss to the Cardinals.

Adam Thielen - Scores twice in Week 1 loss

Thielen caught nine of 10 targets for 92 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 27-24 overtime loss to the Bengals.

Adam Thielen - Not on injury report

Thielen (thigh) isn't listed on Wednesday's initial injury report ahead of the Vikings' Week 1 matchup with the Bengals.

Adam Thielen - Won't play Friday

Thielen (thigh) won't play in Friday's preseason finale against Kansas City, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Adam Thielen - Dealing with thigh bruise

Thielen suffered a thigh bruise early in Saturday's preseason game against the Colts, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

Adam Thielen - No catches Saturday

Thielen couldn't corral his only target during Saturday's preseason loss to the Colts.

Week 6 Game Hub: MIN-CAR

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 6's Vikings-Panthers matchup.

Week 6 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 6 Players to Trade/Trade For

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Detailed list and breakdown of guys to acquire via a trade, and guys to put on the block.

Week 5 Game Hub: DET-MIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 5's Lions-Vikings matchup.

Week 4 Game Hub: CLE-MIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 4's Browns-Vikings matchup.

Week 3 Game Hub: SEA-MIN

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 3's Seahawks-Vikings matchup.

Week 2 Game Hub: Min-Ari

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 2's Vikings-Cardinals matchup.

The Market Report: Week 2

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Mixon, Dak, Hurts up; RoJo, OBJ, Aiyuk down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 1 Contrarian DFS Angles

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A look at Graham Barfield's contrarian DFS plays for Week 1 action.

Week 1 Advanced Matchups

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Scheme breakdown, DFS salary analysis, ATS picks, and in-depth matchup analysis for every game.

Week 1 Start/Sit

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If you're facing tough lineup decisions, our staff has some notable start/sit suggestions for leagues of all sizes.

Week 1 Game Hub: Min-Cin

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Stats and trends, pace of play, scheme notes, and overall preview for Week 1's Vikings-Bengals matchup.

Values, Targets, and League-Winners

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A preseason favorite, looking at players we're targeting at their ADP, players with value, and possible league-winners.

Scott Barrett's My Guys: 2021

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Scott Barrett dives into his favorite fantasy players for 2021 at each position, with stats to back it up and analysis to expand.

2021 Franchise Focus: Minnesota Vikings

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Stats, pace and tendencies, offensive and defensive scheme, fantasy contributors, and more for the Minnesota Vikings.

Underrated Upside: Wide Receivers

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Some 2nd and 3rd year receivers highlight Scott Barrett's WRs with underrated upside, but Adam Thielen tops the list.

Injury Prone is a Lie: Part II

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Follow up piece to Dr. Edwin Porras' "Injury Prone is a Lie," breaking down specific injuries, recurrence, and timetables.

2021 Coach Carousel: Minnesota Vikings

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Klint Kubiak takes over the OC role after his dad retired. What does that mean for the Vikings and for fantasy?

Week 17 Player Props

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John Hansen's favorite player props with detailed analysis for Week 17 Sunday action.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 17

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 17, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

Week 17 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, injuries, and comments for every team ahead of Week 17 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 17 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 16 Player Props

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John Hansen's favorite player props with detailed analysis for Week 16 action.

Week 16 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 15 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 15 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 15 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

DFS Targets and Fades: Week 14

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A look at the DFS slate for Week 14, including plays and fades, as well as player situations.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 14

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 14, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

The Market Report: Week 14

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JT, Davis, Waller up; Kyler, Sanders, Jeudy down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Scott Barrett's Week 13 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 13 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Week 13 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 13 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 13

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 13, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

Week 13 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 13 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 13 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

The Market Report: Week 13

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Watson, Henry, Deebo up; Kyler, Kamara, Boyd down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 12 Injury Report

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Dr. Edwin Porras preview notable injuries ahead of Week 12 action and checks in on other return-to-play statuses.

Week 12 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 12 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

The Market Report: Week 12

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Herbert, Zeke, CEH up; Mixon, Chark, Fulgham down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 11 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 11 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 11 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 10 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

The Market Report: Week 10

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Kyler, Kirk, Jeudy up; Brady, CMC, CEH down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 9 Injury Report

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Keeping tabs on notable injuries that affect game-time decisions, performance expectations, and start/sit decisions.

Week 9 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 9 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 9 Advanced DFS Matchups

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Formerly CB/WR matchups, Wes Huber breaks down matchups to target and avoid at each position for DFS.

Week 8 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 8 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.
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Week 8 Expanded DFS WR/CB Matchups

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A look at both beneficial and dangerous WR/CB matchups to help with start/sit and DFS lineup positional, now with more analysis than ever.

Scott Barrett's Week 6 DFS Breakdown

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A position-by-position rundown of Scott Barrett's favorite plays for Week 6 DFS, including stats, ownership, and more.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 6

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 6, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

Week 6 DFS WR/CB Matchups

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A look at both beneficial and dangerous WR/CB matchups to help with start/sit and DFS lineup positions.

Week 5 SNF Showdown

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A detailed look at SNF's Seahawks-Vikings matchup from a DFS Showdown perspective from Pat James.

Johnny's Cash Game Plays: Week 5

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John Hansen chooses his favorite DFS cash game plays by position for Week 5, along with sample lineup construction from his picks.

Week 5 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 5 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 5 Start/Sit

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Week 4 Injury Roundup

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Dr. Edwin Porras breaks down notable injuries from Week 4, including timetables for return.
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The Market Report: Week 5

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Hunt, Mixon, OBJ up; Drake, AJG, Fant down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

The Market Report: Week 4

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Rodgers, A-Rob, Kamara up; Mixon, OBJ, D-Jax down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.

Week 3 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 3 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.

Week 3 DFS WR/CB Matchups

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A look at both beneficial and dangerous WR/CB matchups to help with start/sit and DFS lineup positions.

The Market Report: Week 3

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Allen, Sanders, Diggs up; Wentz, RoJo, Sutton down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and more!.

Week 2 Player Props

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John Hansen's favorite player props with detailed analysis for Week 2 Sunday action.

Week 2 Contrarian DFS Angles

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A look at Graham Barfield's contrarian DFS plays for Week 2 action.

Week 2 Vantage Points

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Notes, quotes, stats, and comments for every team ahead of Week 2 action to get a better perspective for fantasy.
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Special Edition XFP Report: Week 2

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Comparing fantasy finishes with expected fantasy finishes for sell-high targets and undervalued DFS plays for Week 2.

The Market Report: Week 2

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Russ, CEH, Nuk up; Wentz, Akers, Hurst down. Check out the full breakdown of upgrades, downgrades, and players we're closely watching.
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Good Vibes/Bad Vibes

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2020 Draft Plan

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John Hansen's preseason staple, with analysis at various drafting spots, a plan for each position, and in-depth analysis

John Hansen's 2020 Player Props

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John Hansen reveals his favorite player props for the season...hint: there's plenty of appealing Overs here!

Market Report: Week of Aug 31

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Mostert, Thielen, D-Jax up; Fournette and others down. Tom Brolley gives the latest updates in this week's Market Report!
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96 Stats

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Brolley's Most Drafted

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Best-Ball Notebook: Wide Receivers

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A breakdown of Graham Barfield's WR targets, ADP analysis, and strategy for best-ball drafts.
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SiriusXM Mock Draft Review

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Paul Kelly recaps a recent mock draft with the Fantasy Points crew and some SiriusXM stars!

2020 Vantage Points

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In a massive 10,000 word breakdown, Joe Dolan goes team by team, analyzing reports from camp and coaches.

Injury Profile: Marquise Brown

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Dr. Edwin Porras looks at Hollywood Brown's 2019 season and his return from a Lisfranc injury.

Injury Discounts: Wide Receivers

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Dr. Edwin Porras, Scott Barrett, and Joe Dolan discuss any possible injury discounts on WRs in 2020.

15-Team Draft Plan

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For 14- and 16-team leagues, John Hansen releases his 15-team draft plan, filled with strategy and mocks from 5 different spots.

Identifying League-Winners

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Scott Barrett examines league-winners of the past 3 years, looking at predictions and final results.

Injury Volatility: Wide Receivers

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Dr. Edwin Porras looks at injury volatility among current WRs and ranks them in tiers.

The Market Report: Post-Free Agency

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