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Report: RFA receiver Adam Thielen agrees to deal with Vikings

By Matthew Coller

The Minnesota Vikings have checked another box off the off-season list.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting the Vikings and Restricted Free Agent receiver Adam Thielen have agreed to a three-year contract.

Big restricted free-agent deal:

Vikings and WR Adam Thielen reach agreement on three-year deal, per source.

Thielen stays in Minnesota.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2017

Thielen had a breakout year in 2016, catching 69 passes for 967 yards and five touchdowns.

ESPN’s Ben Goessling reports that the deal is for $27 million with $11 million guaranteed.

Adam Thielen gets $27M over the next three years, with $11M guaranteed, per a league source.

— Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) March 15, 2017

Read his story from undrafted free agent to key wide receiver here:

Adam Thielen and the long journey for undrafted free agents

The post Report: RFA receiver Adam Thielen agrees to deal with Vikings appeared first on 1500 ESPN Twin Cities.

Source:: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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