Vikings WR Adam Thielen looking to build on breakout 2016

After a breakout season in 2016, the surprise receiver wants to get even better in 2017.

| 4 weeks ago
Adam Thielen

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Vikings WR Adam Thielen looking to build on breakout 2016


  • Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he thinks he still has a “long way to go” after having his best season in 2016.
  • Despite having to wait until Week 5 to see his snaps significantly go up he led the Vikings in receiving yards, and was a pleasant surprise for an offense that had its struggles.
  • Thielen finished the season with a team-best 121.9 wide receiver rating (the passer rating of QBs when targeting one single receiver), 15 points higher than Stefon Diggs.
  • Finishing with an overall grade of 81.6, Thielen was a bright spot for the Vikings last year and looks to be a factor in the offense in the upcoming season.admathielen

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