Adam Thielen

Adam Thielen

WR - MIN
Height: 6' 2"Weight: 200 lbsAge: 27College: Minnesota State-Mankato

Week 12 Outlook

MIN @ DET
Thu 12:30pm ET
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Week Rank (ECR) WR #5
Projection 9.6 pts

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Thielen has developed into one of the most reliable receivers in all of fantasy football, and there's no reason for his run to end on Thanksgiving against the Lions. Darius Slay is the strength of the Lions secondary, but he doesn't play in the slot, which should leave Thielen matched up with Quandre Diggs. That's a matchup that Thielen can and should win easily, leaving him as a strong WR1 play.

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Adam Thielen scores 65-yard touchdown in Week 11 win

Adam Thielen snared 6-of-9 targets for 123 yards in Sunday's win over the Rams, including a 65-yard catch-and-run touchdown to seal the game for the Viks.

Fantasy Impact

Thielen is the undisputed top dog in Minnesota now after dominating Case Keenum's attention for the third straight week. Thielen's 31-17 target advantage over Stefon Diggs over the past three games is surprising until you realize Thielen is the NFL's second-leading receiver with 916 yards through 11 weeks. Thielen is no fluke, he's a 2017 fantasy stud. Expect teams to start paying more attention to the thriving Thielen down the stretch however, as Diggs was still lining up opposite opposing no. 1 corners even last week. That will change soon enough.

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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
Week 12WR #5WR #2WR #15105
Rest of Season WR #9WR #9WR #133
Dynasty WR #28WR #26WR #333
Projections
(Week 12)
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Rush AttRush YdsRush TdsRecsRec YdsRec TdsFumblesPoints
00.105.573.60.40.19.6
Statistics
(avgs.)
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Rec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Last Week8908-
Last 3 Weeks1260.77.313.6
Season to Date91.50.36.49.7
Game Log
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OPPRec YdsRec TdsRecsPoints
Week 12@ DET8908-
Week 11vs. LAR1231618.3
Week 10@ WAS1661822.6
Week 8@ CLE981515.8
Strength of Schedule
(2017)
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OppSummary
Next Game@ DET19th easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesATL, CAR, CIN26th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)CAR, CIN, GB20th easiest opponents
Rest of Season--20th easiest remaining opponents