WR Adam Thielen - Minnesota Vikings

6-3, 200Born: 8-22-1990College: Minnesota StateDrafted: ---

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Summary

Adam Thielen continues to be an underrated wide receiver in the league despite putting up huge numbers for the second straight season. He finished 2018 as the leagues WR8 while being targeted 155 times for an impressive 113/1373/9 stat line. With Kirk Cousins as the quarterback and Stefon Diggs as his partner in the passing game the trio combined for 303 targets, 215 receptions, 2,394 receiving yards, and 18 touchdowns. (May 3)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 9, 7, 9, 9, 9, 9, 9, 10, 11, 13, 13
Overall Redraft - 21, 20, 20, 21, 21, 22, 24, 24, 25, 31
WR Redraft PPR - 10, 6, 9, 9, 9, 10, 10, 10, 11, 12, 12, 14, 14
Overall Redraft PPR - 20, 14, 18, 20, 20, 21, 21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 32
WR Dynasty - 9, 7, 7, 8, 13, 15
Overall Dynasty - 26, 18, 21, 29, 31

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2016 MIN 16 2 15 0 92 69 967 5 1
2017 MIN 16 1 11 0 143 91 1277 4 2
2018 MIN 16 5 30 0 155 113 1373 9 1
2019 PROJ-Dodds 16.0 4.0 * * 91.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 16.0 6.0 * * 90.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 0.0 * * 100.0 * * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 5.0 * * 94.7 * * *

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Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36

Percentile ranks

Adam Thielen's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.

Average Draft Position

Overall: 28
WR: 12
Overall-PPR: 24
WR-PPR: 10

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Footballguys Articles

The Gut Check No.470: Late-Round Wide Receiver Bargains
  Matt Waldman - June 4
Best Ball: DRAFT ADP Cheat Sheet
  James Brimacombe - May 28
Best Ball: DRAFT ADP Cheat Sheet
  James Brimacombe - May 14
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: May - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - May 1
The Week in NFL News - 4/18
  Sigmund Bloom - April 18
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: April - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - April 1
Free Agency Roundtable: Quick Takes - Quarterbacks and Running Backs - Footballguys
  Phil Alexander - March 19
Best Ball: DRAFT ADP Cheat Sheet
  James Brimacombe - March 8
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: March - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - March 5
Dynasty Trade Value Chart: February - Footballguys
  Dan Hindery - February 5

Articles from around the web

Using YPRR to project fantasy performance -- WRs who beat expectations
  Daniel Kelley - June 13
Fantasy Football: An Early Look at Potential 2019 League Winners
  Rob Wilson - June 17
The Path to a WR1 Fantasy Season: Christian Kirk
  Aaron Larson - June 14
The Path to a WR1 Fantasy Season: Chris Godwin
  Kyle Borgognoni - June 13
Target Share Risers
  Josh Shepardson - June 13
Some strategies for identifying fantasy keepers
  Scott Barrett - June 12
Fantasy QB strategy: Late-round draft options
  Jeff Ratcliffe - June 6
Fantasy football preseason preview: Quarterbacks
  David Dorey - June 6
Breakout age: Using PFF grades to identify potential breakout rookie fantasy receivers
  Scott Barrett - May 23
Fantasy football mock drafts: Strategies from a 12-team PPR draft
  Daniel Kelley - May 21

2019 Schedule

1vs Atlanta Falcons
2@ Green Bay Packers
3vs Oakland Raiders
4@ Chicago Bears
5@ New York Giants
6vs Philadelphia Eagles
7@ Detroit Lions
8vs Washington Redskins
9@ Kansas City Chiefs
10@ Dallas Cowboys
11vs Denver Broncos
12--- BYE WEEK ---
13@ Seattle Seahawks
14vs Detroit Lions
15@ Los Angeles Chargers
16vs Green Bay Packers
17vs Chicago Bears