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Detroit Lakes' Thielen among Vikings' cuts

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MINNEAPOLIS – Adam Thielen’s improbable run at a roster spot for the Minnesota Vikings season opener came to an end Saturday.

The Detroit Lakes, Minn., native was among 19 players let go by the Vikings during their final round of cuts. Minnesota had to get its roster down to 53 players.


Thielen, a rookie wide receiver from Minnesota State-Mankato, was invited to the team’s rookie minicamp in May after not being selected in April’s NFL draft.

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