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Embed This Adam Thielen

Wide Receiver Age: 28 Exp: 5 Years
Undrafted: 2013, Vikings College: Minnesota-Mankato Agent(s):
  • Current Contract

    Adam Thielen signed a 4 year, $19,246,000 contract with the Minnesota Vikings, including a $4,000,000 signing bonus, $9,646,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $4,811,500. In 2018, Thielen will earn a base salary of $3,850,000, a roster bonus of $100,000, a workout bonus of $50,000 and a incentive bonus of $1,100,000, while carrying a cap hit of $6,100,000 and a dead cap value of $6,900,000.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $19,246,000
    Signing Bonus $4,000,000
    Average Salary $4,811,500
    Total Guarantees $9,646,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $9,646,000
    Free Agent: 2021 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Roster Workout Misc. Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2017 Contract details by year 27 $2,746,000 $1,000,000 - - - $3,746,000 $9,646,000 $7,496,000($7,496,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $9,646,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-5,900,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $4,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-254,000 Post-6/1 Release 2017 Dead Cap: $6,646,000 2018 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $-2,900,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2017 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2018 Dead Cap: $3,000,000 2017 Cap Savings: $2,746,000
    2018 Contract details by year 28 $3,850,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 $1,100,000 $6,100,000 $6,900,000 $5,100,000($12,596,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $6,900,000 2018 Cap Savings: $-800,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $3,050,000 2018 Cap Savings: $3,050,000 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $4,900,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $1,200,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $1,050,000 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2018 Cap Savings: $5,050,000
    2019 Contract details by year 29 $3,850,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 - $5,000,000 $2,000,000 $4,000,000($16,596,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $3,000,000 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2019 Cap Savings: $4,000,000
    2020 Contract details by year 30 $5,350,000 $1,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 - $6,500,000 $1,000,000 $5,500,000($22,096,000)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2020 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,500,000 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $1,000,000 2021 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Cap Savings: $5,500,000
    2021 Free Agent Year 31 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • $9.646M fully guaranteed (signing bonus + 2017 salary)
    • $2.85M of 2018 salary fully guarantees on 3/16/2018
    • 2018-2020 Per Game Active Bonus: $6,250 ($100,000)
    • Pro Bowl: $500,000
    • Reception Incentives:
      70: $500,000
      80: $250,000
      90: $250,000
    • 70 catches +1,050 yards: $300,000
      80 catches +1,200 yards: $600,000
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2016-2016

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $600,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $600,000
    Guaranteed -
    Free Agent: 2017 / RFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
    2016 26 $600,000 - - $600,000 - $939,639($22,096,000)
    2017 Free agent year 27 RFA  
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $420,000 - - - - - - $420,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $510,000 - - - - - $172,306 $682,306
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $600,000 - - - - - $339,639 $939,639
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $2,746,000 $4,000,000 - - - - $750,000 $7,496,000
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $3,850,000 - $100,000 $50,000 - - $1,100,000 $5,100,000
    5 seasons $8,126,000 $4,000,000 $100,000 $50,000 - - $2,361,945 $14,637,945
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $3,850,000 - $100,000 $50,000 - - - $4,000,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $5,350,000 - $100,000 $50,000 - - - $5,500,000
    $17,326,000 $4,000,000 $300,000 $150,000 - - $2,361,945 $24,137,945
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
  • 2018 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Adam Thielen ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Tgt Rec Rec Yds Yds/Rec Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2018 MIN 5 5 5 337 0.974 66 47 589 12.5 3 0 76.9
    2017 MIN 16 16 16 1034 0.925 143 91 1276 14 4 3 148.7
    2016 MIN 16 16 10 787 0.747 92 69 967 14 5 2 126.2
    2015 MIN 16 16 2 218 0.213 18 12 144 12 0 0 23.3
    2014 MIN 16 16 2 150 0.146 14 8 137 17.1 1 0 19.7