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Adam Thielen officially on Vikings roster

Adam Thielen was named to the 53-man roster Saturday after the Vikings annouced the final cuts of the preseason. Photo by Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

The Minnesota Vikings finalized their cuts down to a 53-man roster.

Detroit Lakes' native Adam Thielen will start the NFL season on the squad at Wide Receiver, along with Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, Jarius Wright, Rodney Smith and Jerome Simpson, who will start the year on suspension for three games.

The Vikings open the season at at the St. Louis Rams Sunday, Sept. 7 at noon.

Check out official video from the Vikings on Thielen's path to the NFL here:

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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