Adam Thielen

Vikings Thielen Hosts Youth Football Camp in Fargo

First Time Hosting Camp in Fargo

FARGO, N.D. — All-Pro Minnesota Vikings receiver and Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen was back in Fargo Thursday to host his Thielen Foundation Football Camp for kids at Shanley high school for the first time. The camp hosted kids from kindergarten to eighth grade including Thielen’s son, Asher. Fargo was the last stop of his camp for the summer. He…

Adam Thielen Speaks About New Foundation at 1 Million Cups Event

The foundation is geared towards helping youth

FARGO, N.D. –You’re used to seeing him on the football field, but Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen made an appearance in Fargo to talk about an off–field initiative. He and his wife Caitlin spoke about the launch of the Thielen Foundation. They have two young boys, and the couple says being parents makes them what to help youth so…

Adam Thielen Signs Contract Extension with Vikings

Thielen is set to make at least $64M over the next four seasons

  EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday wide receiver Adam Thielen was signed to a four-year contract extension worth $64 million. According to Thielen’s agency, he could make as much as $73 million with incentives. The Detroit Lakes native is coming off his second consecutive Pro Bowl season. He caught 113 passes for 1,373 yards in what was…

Choice Bank Donates $300,000 to the Thielen Foundation

MINNEAPOLIS – Choice Bank donates $300,000 dollars to Vikings Wide Receiver and Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen’s newly launched Thielen Foundation. The non–profit is dedicated to helping people overcome adversity to achieve their full potential. The donation is part of the North Dakota–based bank’s People First commitment. Thielen and Choice Bank are matching all donations to a Pledge It campaign. It…

Author Teaches Students Storytelling Basics with New Book on Adam Thielen

Co-author Ryan Jacobson uses his book "Adam Thielen: From Small Town to Football Star" to share tips on creating a story

DILWORTH, Minn. – It was about a year ago when Ryan Jacobson teamed up with Lindsay Vonruden to write “Adam Thielen: From Small Town to Football Star,” a story about her cousin and #19 for the Vikings. Jacobson uses Thielen’s story as a way to interest young readers to the art of storytelling. “The one thing I really want students…

Vikings WR Adam Thielen and his Wife Caitlin Launch Foundation

The Thielen's partnered with the University of Minnesota's Masonic Children's Hospital

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —Wide Reciever Adam Thielen’s life changed drastically when the Vikings took a chance on him in 2013. He and his wife Caitlin are now changing other people’s lives with the start of the Thielen Foundation. They’ve partnered with the University of Minnesota’s Masonic Children’s Hospital to help those coping with mental challenges. The Thielen’s will also host fundraisers…

Vikings Motivated by New Offensive Coordinator as Week One Arrives

John DeFilippo was the Eagles quarterback coach a year ago.

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings are one of 26 NFL teams opening up their season on Sunday. The Vikings are hoping they have all of the pieces to finally put together a championship season. They are dealing with some new faces on the coaching staff, most notably their offensive coordinator John DeFilippo. Flip was the quarterbacks coach for the…

EXCLUSIVE: KVRR Sits Down with Vikings WR Adam Thielen

Thielen discusses his rise in the NFL, his relationship with Stefon Diggs and whether or not his sons will play football

EAGAN, Minn. — In this exclusive sit-down interview with Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen he discusses his rise in the NFL, his relationship with Stefon Diggs and whether or not his sons will play football.   Categories: KVRR Sports Extra, Minnesota News, Top Sports Headlines Tags: Adam Thielen, exclusive, Keith Albertson, KVRR, MINNESOTA VIKINGS, Pro Bowler, Sit-Down, Wide Receiver

Vikings Strap on Pads For the First Time at Training Camp

The physicality was upped at practice on Monday as players donned pads for the first time

EAGAN, Minn. — The physicality was upped at practice on Monday as players donned pads for the first time. It’s all part of the process as we inch our way closer to week one of the NFL season. “It’s real football now,”Mike Zimmer, the Vikings head coach said. “In shorts, you can evaluate ‘are they taking the right steps? Are…