Tracking Thielen: Vikings receiver makes run at records

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

NFL Record

Marvin Harrison 2002

143 Catches

Vikings Record

Cris Carter* 1994

122 Catches

*Also had 122 catches in 1995.

Receiving Yards

Adam Thielen is in 1st Place in the NFL this season with 947 Yards

NFL Record

Calvin Johnson 2012

1,964 Yards

Vikings Record

Randy Moss 2003

1,632 Yards

Week 9
4 Rec
22 Yds

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.

Week 1
6 Rec
102 Yds
Week 2
12 Rec
131 Yds
Week 3
14 Rec
105 Yds
Week 4
8 Rec
135 Yds
Week 5
7 Rec
116 Yds
Week 6
11 Rec
123 Yds
Week 7
9 Rec
110 Yds
Week 8
7 Rec
103 Yds
Source: Pro Football Reference
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