Tracking Thielen: Vikings receiver makes run at records
By Rahul Mukherjee • Star Tribune
Fifth-year Vikings receiver Adam Thielen is chasing legends. Randy Moss, Cris Carter. Calvin Johnson, Marvin Harrison. Can he catch them? Here’s his progress to date:
Adam Thielen is in 1st place in the NFL this season with 78 catches
Marvin Harrison 2002
Cris Carter* 1994
*Also had 122 catches in 1995.
Adam Thielen is in 1st Place in the NFL this season with 947 Yards
Calvin Johnson 2012
Randy Moss 2003
Although he managed to catch a two-yard touchdown, Thielen had a season-low of 22 receiving yards and four receptions, as the Lions were prepared for him.