Adam Thielen’s contract restructured clearing cap room

Associated Press

The Minnesota Vikings restructured wide receiver Adam Thielen’s contract on Friday clearing a large salary cap hit.

According to the Star Tribune, the move gives the 32-year-old additional security through guaranteed money.

Thielen will earn $18 million guaranteed and $9 million guaranteed with his redone deal.

The move is expected to create about $5 to $6 million in salary cap space with finances that spread charges over the life of the contract, which now includes a void year added in 2025.

Thielen posted a statement on Twitter:

Thielen had 67 receptions last season for 726 yards and 10 touchdowns before undergoing season-ending ankle surgery in December.

The two-time Pro-Bowler is signed with Minnesota through the 2024 season.


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