Adam Thielen

WR

#19

Experience: 8 years

Height: 6-2

Age: 31

Weight: 200 lbs

College: Minnesota State

2021 SEASON

  • REC
    9
  • YDS
    92
  • AVG
    10.2
  • TDS
    2
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Recent Games

WK OPP RESULT REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
1 @Bengals L 24 - 27 9 92 10.2 24 2

Career Stats

WRTE Career

SEASON TEAM G GS REC YDS AVG LNG TD ATT YDS AVG LNG TD FUM LOST
2014 Minnesota Vikings 16 2 8 137 17.1 44 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Minnesota Vikings 16 2 12 144 12 30 0 4 89 22.3 41 0 0 0
2016 Minnesota Vikings 16 10 69 967 14 71 5 2 15 7.5 11 0 2 1
2017 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 91 1276 14 65 4 1 11 11 11 0 3 2
2018 Minnesota Vikings 16 16 113 1373 12.2 68 9 5 30 6 15 0 1 1
2019 Minnesota Vikings 10 10 30 418 13.9 44 6 4 6 1.5 3 1
2020 Minnesota Vikings 15 15 74 925 12.5 51 14 3 15 5 8 0
2021 Minnesota Vikings 1 1 9 92 10.2 24 2
TOTAL 106 72 406 5332 13.24 71 41 19 166 8.74 41 1 6 4

Biography

• Hosted a day-long radiothon fundraiser on Vikings flagship station KFAN for COVID-19 relief in April 2020. The event raised more than $280,000 during a 6 a.m.-6:30 p.m. marathon featuring teammates and celebrity guests calling in to support the cause. 

• Represented Minnesota at the 2017 and 2018 Pro Bowl and earned 2nd-Team Associated Press All-Pro in 2017.

• In 2017-18, became the 1st Viking to record consecutive seasons of 1,000+ receiving yards since Randy Moss did so for 6 consecutive seasons (1998-2003). 

• Thielen's 113 receptions in 2018 marked the 3rd-highest total in franchise history. His 1,335 receiving yards marked the 4th-highest total in franchise history, both times trailing only his boyhood idols Cris Carter and Randy Moss.

• The 1st player in NFL history to record 8 consecutive games of 100+ receiving yards to start a season.

• 1 of 2 players in NFL history to record 8 consecutive games of 100+ receiving yards at any point in an NFL season (Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions in 2012).

OFF THE FIELD

• Married to college sweetheart, Caitlin, who played soccer at Minnesota State, Mankato, in May of 2015. The couple has 2 sons, Asher and Hudson, and a daughter, Cora.

• Together with Caitlin launched the Thielen Foundation in September of 2018, which aims to create programs that serve, educate and inspire individuals to reach their full potential.

• Joins C.J. Ham (Duluth), Ryan Connelly (Eden Prairie) and Shane Zylstra (New London-Spicer) as Minnesotans on the Vikings roster in 2021.

• Hosts youth football camps in the Twin Cities and his hometown of Detroit Lakes.

• Opened a gym, ETS Elite Thielen, during the 2016 offseason in Lakeville, Minnesota, just south of the Twin Cities and has expanded to locations around the state, including Mankato and Rochester. 

• Avid golfer, spends time golfing in Arizona and Florida and has taken part in Pro Am events regularly, including the American Century Championship in Lake Tahoe. 

• Earned bachelor's degree in management from MSU.

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