Big dollars for Detroit Lakes native Adam Thielen

By  | is reporting that Adam Thielen has agreed to a 4-year contract extension with the Minnesota Vikings.
The Detroit Lakes native signed with the Vikes in 2013 as an undrafted free agent on a contract of just $1.48M over three years.
According to his agency, the contract guarantees Thielen $35 million dollars. Thielen has been named to consecutive Pro Bowl seasons.
Since 2017, he has caught 204 passes for 2,649 yards and 13 touchdowns.

The deal is worth $64 million over the four years, $35 million of which is guaranteed, which could rise to $73 million with incentives.

Thielen is a native of Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, and played college ball at MSU-Mankato.

In the 2018 season, Thielen finished with 113 catches for 1,373 yards and 9 touchdowns.

He was due to earn around $8 million in the 2019 season based on the contract he signed in 2017.