Adam Thielen

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  1. BeyondFedUp

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    I too, am impressed with the amount of starting Whites on the Vikings, especially seeing them on both sides of the ball, respectively.

    I am currently hoping the Vikings and maybe the Rams meet in the NFC Championship with Minnesota coming out victorious. The Whites on those teams in high profile star positions would be a real knock on the Caste system. That is of course, if Thielen stays the starter. From what I've read here at CF the Vikes are the Whitest team in the League now, right? Then hope they meet the Pats in the Superbowl...

    That's my wish anyway.
     
  2. white lightning

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    He reminds me of Calvin Johnson as far as the talent goes. He is big, fast and physical. Thielen doesn't
    take sh** from anyone. Similar to an Edelman or Gronkowski on the Pats. In your face, athletic and a
    little cocky because he knows he is that good. Great find for the Vikings.
     
  3. Thrashen

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    Video of Thielen's 65-yard TD. The two black Rams DB's who tried to catch him were Hatfield (CB) and Johnson (FS), both of whom ran a 4.61 40-yard dash at the combine. A white DB with those numbers would never be in the league, let alone starting...



    His great diving catch yesterday...

    https://sports.yahoo.com/adam-thielen-goes-full-body-200800219.html

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  4. Phil

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    Thrashen-"The two black Rams DBs who tried to catch him were Hatfield(DB) and Johnson(FS), both of whom ran a 4.61 40 yard dash at the combine."
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    In one of Adam Thielen's highlight videos on youtube, they mentioned that Adam Thielen ran a 4.45 40-yard dash at a regional combine before the draft(Thielen wasn't invited to the official rookie combine).

    Found the youtube video. The video is titled....
    "Meet the MOST UNDERRATED Player in the NFL: Adam Thielen" posted by Shane Mistretta
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    Before commenting at the video, remember that many minnesota whites are naive leftist SJW types. Hardcore Scandinavian Lutheran virtue signalers, similar to Sweden. They are easy to manipulate. Just convince them that "x" is the morally correct thing to do and they will do it- even if that "x" harms the Scandinavian people.

    At :59 seconds of the video
    "Thielen did not receive an invitation to the 2013 NFL Combine, but he did perform at the super regional combine in Dallas, where he showed his athletic ability. He ran a 4.45 40 yard dash and impressed in the 3 cone drill with a time of 6.77 seconds, which would have ranked him in the top 20 in the NFL Combine."

    If Adam Thielen runs a 4.45 40 yard dash, while the two Rams players run a 4.61 40 yard dash, it should be no surprise that Thielen outruns them. Adam is just plain faster than those two. But facts be damned when it comes to the NFL.
     
  5. Thrashen

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    After yesterday's game, Thielen now has 80 catches, 1,161 yards, 4 TD's, and is tied for 3rd in yardage...



    He actually dropped a second TD catch on a drive before halftime, but was otherwise stellar.
     
  6. Kaptain

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    The single most important player for our cause left in the playoffs is probably Adam Thielen with a maybe on Rex Burkhead should he get healthy and play. Here's a couple of Thielen videos I thought were interesting:
    Video 1: Randy Moss interviews Thielen. The most interesting take away was how he paid to go to an NFL tryout and was surprised by the lack of talent there. In his words he said "many looked like they have never played football before." Moss BTW I think does alright as an interviewer and sometimes as an analyst in comparison to his other black loud-mouthed counterparts.
     
  7. Kaptain

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    Video 2: Most interesting take away was right at the beginning - which was how people actually doubted he can even play D-2 and told him to play D-3 instead. White kids are constantly underestimated and as a result many underestimate themselves. I know a couple of young college-aged black people who are decent athletes and are convinced they will play pro football despite not having any drive to workout and perfect their craft. Meanwhile, white kids can be record breaking athletes and routinely doubt their ability. Thielen didn't have doubts about his ability. Can you imagine D-2 scouts telling him he shouldn't even think about D-2?

     
  8. Kaptain

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    Here's a pretty complete article on Thielen from HS to college with no real scholarships, to obscure pro-tryouts, to Vikings rookie camp invite, to barely making the 90 man roster, to getting cut, to practice squad, to special teams demon, and finally star receiver. The classic white journey to the NFL. LOL.
    https://www.theplayerstribune.com/adam-thielen-vikings/
     
  9. white lightning

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    Thanks for uploading these great videos guys. I really enjoyed it. He has become one of my favorite players!
     
  10. Carolina Speed

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    It's a great story, but also very sad. In other words, everything, I mean everything had to fall into place. Thielen had to be almost perfect to get to where he is. How many other great white players have been overlooked or not even given an opportunity that Thielen got?
    Just think if Thielen would've missed a route, forgot a play, dropped just one pass, ran a 4.55 instead of a 4.45?
    Most white players are not given a second or third chance. One mistake or a bad forty or whatever and they're done.
    Again, a great story!
    Thank you for sharing Kaptain!
     

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