Vikings lock up star wide receiver Adam Thielen to 4-year deal, report says
Kirk Cousins is going to have some stability at wide receiver of the next few years.
The Vikings have given wide receiver Adam Thielen a four-year extension worth $64 million, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.
The deal could be worth as much as $73 million, according to the report.
Adam Thielen ihas agreed to a four-year extension from the Vikings. $64 million, and could be worth up to $73 million.
According to NFL Media, the deal includes $35 million guaranteed.
The #Vikings and WR Adam Thielen agreed on a 4-year deal worth $64M with $73M maximum, per his agent Blake Baratz on Instagram. He gets $35M guaranteed. pic.twitter.com/WPaMYlmJ55
Thielen’s agent appears to have confirmed the deal on Instagram.
Congrats to our guy @athielen19 on his well deserved four-year extension with the @vikings! Letsssss gooooo @blakeabaratz @ljinveiss @casedonahue @mrs_t_19 #TeamIFA
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Thielen has averaged 102 catches with 1,324 yards and 6.5 touchdowns over the last two years. He made the Pro Bowl in both seasons.
He is coming off of a career-best season in which he caught 113 passes for 1,373 yards and nine touchdowns with Cousins as his quarterback.
However, the two did butt heads from time to time.
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In one of the Vikings’ last games of the year, the two were seen arguing on the sideline. They eventually downplayed the incident, but it was certainly an interesting interaction.
Kirk Cousins and Adam Thielen trying to get on the same page after scoring only 3 points in the 1st half. pic.twitter.com/JVx65GeWRB
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