NFC Special Teams Player of the Month
The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that Adam Thielen has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week. Thielen blocked a punt, recovered the ball and ran it in for a touchdown in the first quarter of Sunday’s 31-13 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
The Minnesota Vikings have only one win through the first quarter of the season, but Cordarrelle Patterson, Xavier Rhodes and Marcus Sherels have played well. The Vikings need Chad Greenway, Erin Henderson, the offensive line and Christian Ponder to step up to get the team back on the right track.