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Vikings, Adam Thielen agree in principle to multi-year contract extension

April 12, 2019 05:39 PM

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Friday the team has agreed in principle to a multi-year contract extension with wide receiver and Minnesota native, Adam Thielen. 

According to Thielen's agency IFA, the deal entails over four years for $64 million, with a chance to get to $73 million. 

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Thielen, who will be entering his sixth NFL season in 2019, has been named to consecutive Pro Bowls after the 2017 and 2018 seasons and is coming off a career year, recording 113 receptions (third-most in team history) for 1,373 yards (fourth-most in team history) and nine receiving touchdowns, all career highs. 

The Detroit Lakes native became the first player in NFL history to record eight consecutive games with 100-plus receiving yards to start a season in 2018, according to the team's official website.

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