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Experts' Pick
 
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
vs. ATL, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Updated: Nov 28th, 2021
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 14# 40-
Best Rank# 10# 31-
Worst Rank# 18# 52-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at SF vs. ATL-
Matchup RatingThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform a little better than their average vs SFThis is a 4 star matchup. WRs perform a little better than their average vs ATL-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec16.418.4
Rec Yds168.2193.4
Rec TD11.5
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total110.641.8-
Avg Game11.14.2-
Avg Projection10.66.3-
Week 1114.23.0-
    
Misc 
    
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Adam ThielenLaviska Shenault Jr.Add Player
    
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Player Game Logs Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
2021 Schedule 
Week 1 at CIN
10 tar, 9 rec, 92 yds, 2 td
at HOU
10 tar, 7 rec, 50 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at ARI
7 tar, 6 rec, 39 yds, 1 td
vs. DEN
7 tar, 2 rec, -3 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. SEA
9 tar, 6 rec, 50 yds, 1 td
vs. ARI
4 tar, 4 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. CLE
8 tar, 3 rec, 46 yds, 0 td
at CIN
7 tar, 6 rec, 99 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. DET
3 tar, 2 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
3 tar, 1 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at CAR
13 tar, 11 rec, 126 yds, 1 td
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
10 tar, 6 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. DAL
9 tar, 6 rec, 78 yds, 1 td
at SEA
4 tar, 2 rec, 13 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at BAL
7 tar, 2 rec, 6 yds, 1 td
vs. BUF
4 tar, 4 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
1 rush, -4 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at LAC
7 tar, 5 rec, 65 yds, 0 td
at IND
8 tar, 3 rec, 15 yds, 0 td
2 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. GB
10 tar, 8 rec, 82 yds, 1 td
vs. SF
5 tar, 5 rec, 50 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at SF vs. ATL
Week 13 at DET at LAR
Week 14 vs. PIT at TEN
Week 15 at CHI vs. HOU
Week 16 vs. LAR at NYJ
Week 17 at GB at NE
Week 18 vs. CHI vs. IND
Player Projections Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
vs. ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions5.64.7
Rec Yards70.147.9
Rec TDs0.60.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.11.0
Rush Yards0.45.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points10.66.3
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
2021 Points 
Week 121.25.9
Week 29.9-0.3
Week 311.04.8
Week 44.611.0
Week 54.05.8
Week 618.85.4
Week 7
Week 813.82.1
Week 96.62.0
Week 106.52.1
Week 1114.23.0
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Total110.641.8
Average11.14.2
Player Targets Comparison
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
2021 Targets 
Week 11010
Week 277
Week 394
Week 487
Week 533
Week 61310
Week 7
Week 894
Week 974
Week 1078
Week 11105
Week 12
Week 13
Week 14
Week 15
Week 16
Week 17
Week 18
Notes for Player Combination
 
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
at SF, Sun 4pm EST
vs. ATL, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Pat Fitzmaurice
FantasyPros
 It's possible that Shenault gets a value bump now that Jaguars WR Jamal Agnew is out for the season, but we thought the same when the Jags lost WR D.J. Chark for the season weeks ago. Shenault hasn't scored a touchdown all season and hasn't exceeded 50 receiving yards since Week 6. He's just a back-end WR4 this week vs. the Falcons.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
In a shootout performance last week with Green Bay, Thielen saw his target share jump up to 29.4% and he was able to turn that into eight receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown. We certainly haven't seen the same level of touchdown production from Thielen as we did last year, but he's still worth playing every single week due to his involvement around the red zone. Thielen ranks tied for third with several other players for the most touchdowns on receptions within the opponent's 20-yard line, which makes him a worthwhile investment every single week as a mid-range/low-end WR2. He might give a lower floor if he doesn't find the end zone, but his potential to bring one in for six continuously keeps him in the conversation. He can be viewed as a mid-range WR2 for Week 12. 
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Thielen had 19 fantasy points as the offense was able to support both him and Jefferson in Week 11. He is more of a WR2 against a 49ers D that is 10th against fantasy wide receivers over the last 5 weeks.