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  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
 
 
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Fantasy Points 
    
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Avg Projection153.454.2-
    
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  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. ATL vs. BUF
Week 2 at GB vs. CLE
Week 3 vs. OAK at NE
Week 4 at CHIBYE WEEK
Week 5 at NYG at PHI
Week 6 vs. PHI vs. DAL
Week 7 at DET vs. NE
Week 8 vs. WAS at JAC
Week 9 at KC at MIA
Week 10 at DAL vs. NYG
Week 11 vs. DEN at WAS
Week 12BYE WEEK vs. OAK
Week 13 at SEA at CIN
Week 14 vs. DET vs. MIA
Week 15 at LAC at BAL
Week 16 vs. GB vs. PIT
Week 17 vs. CHI at BUF
  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
Receiving
   
Receptions86.432.7
Rec Yards1,121.5404.7
Rec TDs6.62.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.40.0
Rush Yards20.50.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points153.454.2
   
  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
2018 Points 
Week 110.212.3
Week 219.11.8
Week 310.56.3
Week 419.52.4
Week 517.616.5
Week 618.311.7
Week 717.04.2
Week 815.83.0
Week 98.76.1
Week 10
Week 118.60.0
Week 1218.515.8
Week 138.83.2
Week 147.84.8
Week 151.95.9
Week 168.33.7
Week 173.7
  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
2018 Targets 
Week 11210
Week 21311
Week 3195
Week 4127
Week 5106
Week 6134
Week 7106
Week 877
Week 973
Week 10
Week 11121
Week 1295
Week 13105
Week 1476
Week 1528
Week 1665
Week 174
  Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Demaryius Thomas
WR - NYJ
Demaryius Thomas
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
It was right to be a bit hesitant about Thielen last year, as it was going to be tough for both him and Stefon Diggs to be top-15 options. Fortunately, he and Diggs each saw at least 150 targets allowing both of them to finish as top-10 options. They didn't add anyone to take targets away from them, outside of rookie tight end Irv Smith Jr., and we all know not to expect much out of rookie tight ends. It is worth noting, though, that after his hot start, Thielen was the WR23 from Week 9 through Week 16 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Thielen was utterly electric for most of the 2018 season, ripping off eight straight 100-yard games and scoring touchdowns at will. And although he finished with an impressive 113 catches, like Stefon Diggs, his production dropped off significantly at the end of the season. If the Vikings focus on the run more like they did in their last few games, then Thielen will have a hard time producing much more than low-end WR2 numbers. But chances are that with Gary Kubiak on board as an adviser, Minnesota will get a bit more creative with their offense. Given what Thielen showed over the first half of last season, he should be considered a high-end WR2. 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Thielen has put up 1277 and 1373 yards the last two seasons, respectively. He also has 12 total TDs over that span, doubling his output from 4 to 8. He was fourth in the league in red zone receptions in 2018, so 8 TDs can certainly be reached again. Super safe pick. 
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
He was shot out of a cannon in '18, with 8 straight 100-yard games - have to worry about how much OC change (to curb pass game) impacted his final 8 games, though (56 rec. YPG) 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Even though his teammate Diggs managed over 100 receptions, Thielen posted 113 to go with a career-high 1,373 yards and 9 scores. There is room for both of them to finish as top 12 fantasy wideouts seeing that the rest of the receiver corps is barren. Their upside is limited, however, unless one goes down with an injury. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thielen was the 7th ranked fantasy wide receiver with 113 receptions for 1,373 yards and 9 touchdowns. He should continue to be a WR2 with QB Kirk Cousins behind center, but the Vikings commitment to the running game at the end of the season may take away the targets Thielen needs to be a WR1. 
Kyle Yates
The Fantasy Footballers
The Vikings are going to have a new dedication to running the ball this season, but that doesn't mean there still won't be massive opportunities for Thielen in this offense. Kirk Cousins and Thielen clearly have chemistry together and there's no reason to doubt Thielen's ability to repeat as a Top-12 WR next season. 
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
It was really a tale of two seasons for Thielen in 2018. He started the year with 8 consecutive games of over 100 yards, averaging a stat line of 9.25/116/0.75. Over the final 8 games however, he had just one 100 yard game, averaging a stat line of 4.9/56/0.4. Theilen was the top scoring WR by 37 points over the first 8 games, but was just the WR 26 over the second half, ranking behind Zay Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Adam Humphries. So which version of Thielen will we see in 2019? Probably something in the middle. My projections love him. They have him with just under 100 receptions for around 1,400 yards and 7 TD's. If he can put together a season like that, then he's going to be well worth his late second round ADP.