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Vikings contract extension completes Adam Thielen's feel-good story

Adam Thielen took a deal that might have been bigger in a year, casting his lot with a Vikings team that first bet on him in 2013. "I don't know if there has ever been a success story like Adam Thielen," GM Rick Spielman said.

With Adam Thielen's deal done, what's next on the Vikings' financial horizon?

The Vikings' new deal with Adam Thielen became official on Monday, when the receiver signed the four-year, $64 million extension on the first day of the team's offseason workouts. Now that we have the full details of the deal, there's plenty to unpack, so we'll highlight some of the main topics in bullet-point form: Thielen's deal includes only $14.1 million in full guarantees, but that's not much different than what Stefon Diggs got:A number of you expressed some consternation on Monday over why Thielen signed a deal that locks him up through 2024 in exchange for just one year's worth of...
Twin Cities Apr 16, 2019
In wake of lucrative extension, Vikings’ Adam Thielen wonders ‘what if?’

In wake of lucrative extension, Vikings’ Adam Thielen wonders ‘what if?’

Six years after catching on with the MN Vikings' practice squad, WR Adam Thielen has a contract extension that could be worth as much as $73 million with incentives.
The Viking Age Apr 16, 2019

Details of Thielen’s extension reveal more cap wizardry by the Vikings

The details of Adam Thielen’s new extension with the Minnesota Vikings have been revealed and the terms look to be pretty favorable for the team. Over the past few years, the Minnesota Vikings front office has become known for their ability to retain some of their top players with deals that don’t gouge the team’s […] Details of Thielen’s extension reveal more cap wizardry by the Vikings - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

How Adam Thielen's new deal does little damage to Vikings' salary cap situation

Despite the nice raise, Thielen's new contract only delivered a $5,000 hit to the 2019 cap.
FOX Sports 20 hours ago
Thielen deal shows Vikings' commitment to keep core together

Thielen deal shows Vikings' commitment to keep core together

Thielen extension another example of Vikings' commitment to keeping core together, happy
The Viking Age Apr 15, 2019

Browns and Falcons’ receivers ranked higher than the Vikings’ for 2019

Sports Illustrated recently ranked every team in the NFL by their current receiver situation and the Minnesota Vikings came in near the top. Last Friday, the Minnesota Vikings and Adam Thielen agreed to a new, four-year contract extension. The deal ensures that the Vikings will continue to have one of the best (if not the […] Browns and Falcons’ receivers ranked higher than the Vikings’ for 2019 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Daily Norseman Apr 15, 2019
2019 NFL Draft: Solo, A Mock Story

2019 NFL Draft: Solo, A Mock Story

A long time a go in a galaxy far, far away...no one did mock drafts Happy Monday kids, I hope your weekend was a good one. Not a whole lot of news on the Vikings front since our last mock. They’ve signed Adam Thielen to a nice extension, a couple of AAF players, and a backup QB, but overall, it’s nothing that should affect their draft strategy in any meaningful way. So, let’s get on with with another mock, our eighth. If you care about any of the other ones I’ve done, you can check them out here: 7.0 6.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 2.0 1.0 But if you are a person imbued with common sense,...
Vikings Territory Apr 16, 2019

Minnesota’s Pass-Catching Plans: Who is the Third Option?

Between the extension of Adam Thielen and the signing of Jordan Taylor, the Vikings have been somewhat active in amassing talent at the receiver position. The team may certainly add to its pass-catching corps with any of their eight picks in the NFL Draft later this month as well. With seven players now on the active roster, the … The post Minnesota’s Pass-Catching Plans: Who is the Third Option? appeared first on Vikings Territory.

2019 NFL Draft preview: Questions remain behind the Vikings' star receiver duo

Leading into the NFL Draft starting Thursday, April 25th, the Star Tribune will assess the Vikings roster, draft history and college prospects during this eight-part series. No. 8 need: QuarterbacksNo. 7: Running backsNo. 6: Receivers Adam Thielen's four-year extension, worth up to $73 million, signed last week keeps the Vikings' star receiving duo under contract through the next five seasons. There aren't many duos who can stake claim as the NFL's best quite like Thielen and Stefon Diggs, averaging lines of 102 catches, 1,324 yards and 6.5 touchdowns and 83 catches, 935 yards and 8.5...

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