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Adam Thielen (9) will be trying out for the Minnesota Vikings this week and if he isn’t signed, he will try out for the Carolina Panthers next week. MSUM SPORTS INFO

Thielen in Vikes’ mini-camp

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As a youth growing up, Detroit Lakes’ Adam Thielen and his father, Pete, attended dozens of Minnesota Viking games inside the Metrodome, where he was one of thousands of fans cheering.


Come Thursday, Thielen will be attending another Viking function, but he isn’t going as a fan.

After a very productive college career at Minnesota State University Mankato at wide receiver, Thielen’s days as a football player are not over.

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Brian Wierima
Detroit Lakes Newspapers Sports Editor for the last 15 years. St. Cloud State University graduate, who hails from Deer Creek, MN.