Vikings WR Adam Thielen (hamstring) optimistic he'll play Week 8

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen exited the matchup after suffering a hamstring injury on a first-quarter touchdown catch against the Lions. Thielen says he'll get an MRI on his hamstring but he's optimistic he'll play Thursday against the Redskins.

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Obviously a short week puts into question his availability, and we know we can't really trust a player when giving medical information. But it's somewhat good news that Thielen at least thinks he can go on a short week.

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