Vikings restructure Adam Thielen's contract

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen celebrates after catching a 23-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. Photo: AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen celebrates after catching a 23-yard touchdown pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Minneapolis.

Tommy Wiita
Updated: March 18, 2021 10:54 AM
Created: March 18, 2021 10:44 AM

It has been confirmed to KSTP Sports that Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen has restructured his contract.

Talks have been ongoing this week on his contract being restructured and it has been confirmed on Thursday. 

According to the restructure, it involved converting much of his $11.1 million base salary into a signing bonus with the cap hit spread across future seasons.

Thielen's cap number has gone from over $13.468 million to $5.698 million as a result of the move.


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