|2||@Packers||T 29 - 29||12||131||10.9||25||1|
|1||49ers||W 24 - 16||6||102||17||34||0|
WR TE Career
GP/GS Career GP/GS Playoffs GP/GS
16/16 64/30 3/2
• Selected to his 1st career Pro Bowl and earned 2nd Team All-Pro honors in 2017.
• Finished the 2017 regular season with 91 receptions (7th best in team history) and 1,267 receiving yards (9th best).
• Hauled in 12 catches for 202 yards and 2 TDs at Green Bay on 12/24/16, the 4th-most ever by a Viking in a single regular-season game and the highest ever by a Viking against Green Bay.
OFF THE FIELD
Majored in management and earned bachelor’s degree from MSU...Married to college sweetheart, Caitlin, who played soccer at Minnesota State-Mankato, in May of 2015 and the couple had a son, Asher, born in October of 2016...Joins Tom Compton (Rosemount), C.J. Ham (Duluth), Marcus Sherels (Rochester), Jake Wieneke (Maple Grove) and Brandon Zylstra (Spicer) as Minnesotans on the Vikings roster in 2018...Avid golfer, spends time golfing in Arizona and Florida in the offseason...A Detroit Lakes, Minnesota native, was a 4-sport standout athlete in HS for the Lakers (football, basketball, baseball, golf)...Helped his team to a state championship on the golf course...Active in Vikings community relations efforts, including work with the Humane Society with his wife, as well as attending the 2015 Vikings Arctic Blast in Thief River Falls and 2016 Winterfest in Duluth...Hosts youth football camps in the Twin Cities and his hometown Detroit Lakes...Opened a gym, ETS Elite Thielen during the 2016 offseason in Lakeville, Minnesota, just south of the Twin Cities.