The Minnesota Vikings and wide receiver Adam Thielen agreed in principle to terms on a multi-year contract extension on Friday.
Thielen is entering his sixth NFL season in 2019, and has been named to consecutive Pro Bowls after the 2017 and 2018 seasons.
He is coming off his best season with the Vikings in 2018, where he recorded 113 receptions (third most in team history) for 1,373 yards (fourth most in team history) and nine receiving touchdowns, all career highs.
Let's check in on the top reaction and buzz on social media following the news:
The Vikings quarterback is going to get some great sleep this weekend.
It's safe to say his partner-in-crime in the wide receiver room approves of the deal:
Second-year cornerback Mike Hughes gave his thoughts on Friday afternoon:
Thielen's career at his alma mater Minnesota State Mankato helped him get recognized by his hometown NFL team.
Good Morning Football's Peter Schrager is a fan of the team effort in the front office of the Minnesota Vikings.
The Vikings front office has managed to secure a core group of the players that have been drafted throughout Zimmer's tenure in Minnesota.
Vikings Executive Vice President of Football Operations Rob Brzezinski has certainly played a role in helping general manager Rick Spielman continue to keep the Vikings' talent in Minnesota.
Thielen and Stefon Diggs make quite the deep threat combination for Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins heading into the 2019 season.
The hometown kid from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota is locked up!
Adam Thielen is living his childhood dream:
Thielen set a franchise record with eight-consecutive 100-yard games in 2018.
Thielen's agreement with the Vikings works for all sides involved:
It's hard to not agree with Dez:
Former teammate and current San Francisco 49ers running back Jerick McKinnon chimed in on the news:
Thielen first showcased his talents at the Vikings old facility at a rookie camp tryout in 2013.
A former Vikings fullback approves of the move to extend Thielen:
A former wide receiver in the NFL and current Ohio State wide receivers coach Brian Hartline is a fan of the Vikings wideouts.
Thielen has become one of the NFL's best third down targets.
Adam Thielen has not cut corners to get to where he is today.