Treadwell signed a one-year contract with the Falcons on Sunday, Zach Klein of WSB-TV reports.
Treadwell hasn't lived up to his draft status as a first-round pick of the Vikings in 2016, but perhaps a change of scenery will help him take flight in Atlanta. Expectations should be tempered, as Treadwell will have a hard time carving out a major role in a deep receiving corps headlined by Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley.
Treadwell recorded nine receptions for 184 yards and a touchdown over 13 regular-season games in 2019.
Treadwell didn't make the team out of training camp, but he rejoined the Vikings before Week 4 and played the remainder of the team's regular-season slate. The 2016 first-round pick logged more than 20 offensive snaps on just one occasion, which came in Week 17 when the team rested its starters. Treadwell was then a healthy inactive for the first playoff game before suiting up and logging just three snaps in Saturday's divisional-round loss to the 49ers. Treadwell will be an unrestricted free agent this spring, and even if he re-ups with the Vikings, he'll be far from a lock to make the roster.
Treadwell (coach's decision) is a healthy scratch for Sunday's playoff bout in New Orleans.
Treadwell hasn't recorded a catch since Week 14 of the regular season, and his role in Minnesota's offense now appears to have been marginalized with Adam Thielen back in action. Alexander Hollins will work as the No. 4 wideout in his stead.
Treadwell had two receptions for 42 yards on two targets in Sunday's win over Detroit.
Treadwell continues to be a factor in the offense with Adam Thielen sidelined with a hamstring injury. He was productive in limited playing time (17 snaps on offense) a week after a 58-yard touchdown reception. He may not get many targets the rest of the season, especially when Thielen returns, but the oft-maligned 2016 first-round pick may have revived his career.
Treadwell secured one of two targets for a 58-yard touchdown in the Vikings' 37-30 loss to the Seahawks on Monday.
The oft-maligned 2016 first-round pick was able to garner only his second career touchdown thanks to busted coverage down the right sideline in the fourth quarter. Treadwell's two best performances of the year have come since Adam Thielen (hamstring) initially got hurt, but that still hasn't amounted to much -- he has only six catches on 10 targets for 127 yards over the last six games. Treadwell could have a minor role in the passing game once again in Week 14 against the Lions if Thielen misses a fourth consecutive contest.
Treadwell did not have a reception and was targeted just once in Sunday's win over Denver.
Treadwell played just seven snaps on offense, as he's moved back to a deep reserve role after a surprising output in Week 9 with three receptions and five targets. He may not be active on game days if Adam Thielen returns from a hamstring injury after next week's bye.
Treadwell had one reception for ten yards on his only target in Sunday's win at Dallas.
After getting five targets and playing 19 snaps in the prior week's loss at Kansas City, Treadwell had a more limited role with just 12 snaps on offense. Bisi Johnson (52 snaps) is clearly the No. 2 receiver with Adam Thielen sidelined with a hamstring injury, leaving Treadwell to a more limited role where he's mostly blocking (he blocked on six snaps) despite his surprise output in Week 9.
Treadwell hopes to have a role on offense Sunday in Dallas, Chris Tomasson of The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Treadwell took full advantage of his 19 snaps in last week's 26-23 loss to the Chiefs, catching three of five targets for 58 yards after Adam Thielen (hamstring) suffered an in-game setback. With Thielen now ruled out for the upcoming game, Treadwell likely will serve as the No. 3 receiver behind Stefon Diggs and Bisi Johnson. The first-round bust hopes to make enough of an impression to stick on the Vikings' roster long term, having previously been released Aug. 31.
Treadwell secured three of five targets for 58 yards in the Vikings' 26-23 loss to the Chiefs on Sunday.
Treadwell was the surprising leader in both receptions and receiving yardage in the loss, a shocking development even with Adam Thielen (hamstring) exiting the game late in the first half. The 24-year-old wideout only had two receptions for 16 yards on the season coming in, so Sunday's surge, modest as it was, certainly was unexpected. Treadwell could have another solid allotment of opportunity against the Cowboys in Week 10 if Thielen is forced to sit out.
Treadwell will serve as the No. 3 receiver with Adam Thielen (hamstring) ruled out, Paul Hodowanic of the Pioneer Press reports.
Treadwell struggled to find his footing with the Vikings for three years after they selected him 23rd overall in the 2016 NFL Draft, and the team cut him Aug. 31. He was brought back in late September, and now he'll finally get back into a starting role. Fantasy gamers should understand by now that Treadwell's upside is limited, however, as he posted just 35 receptions for 302 yards and a score over 15 games last year.
Treadwell had one reception for 15 yards on his only target in Sunday's win over the Eagles.
Treadwell played just seven snaps on offense and went out on a pass rout just once, according to Pro Football Focus, so don't get too excited. He's mostly in the game to be a blocker and is clearly behind Olabisi Johnson for the No. 3 receiver role.
Treadwell agreed to a contract Tuesday with the Vikings, Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com reports.
A first-round selection by Minnesota in 2016, Treadwell tallied just 56 catches over his three seasons with the club before he was cut by the team Aug. 31. With No. 3 receiver Chad Beebe (ankle) likely to miss Sunday's game against the Bears and potentially more time beyond that, however, Treadwell will get a second chance with Minnesota. Treadwell's familiarity with the organization means he won't need much time to get up to speed with the offense, but it's not a given that he'll immediately step into Beebe's role as the team's third wideout. Rookie Bisi Johnson also lingers as a potential option to step in for Beebe behind starters Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs.
Treadwell worked out for the Lions on Wednesday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
Treadwell visited with the Bills earlier this week but left without a contract. The 2016 first-round pick was cut by the Vikings this offseason and is looking to revitalize his career after an unimpressive start. If Treadwell were indeed to latch on with the Lions, he'd likely have to content himself with a depth role behind Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones and Danny Amendola.
Treadwell visited with the Bills on Tuesday, Josina Anderson of ESPN reports.
Treadwell -- a 2016 first-round pick -- had an underwhelming start to his career with just 56 catches for 517 yards and a touchdown through his first three seasons with the Vikings. The team understandably cut him this offseason. Now, Treadwell is looking for a fresh start, and the 24-year-old still has enough time to make a turnaround. However, he doesn't have elite athleticism -- he ran a 4.64 second 40-yard dash and recorded a 33-inch vertical -- and he'd likely have to settle for a depth role even on the Bills.
Treadwell was cut by Minnesota.
The 2016 first-round draft pick caught just 56 passes for 517 yards and two touchdowns in three seasons. He seemed set to be jettisoned when the Vikings didn't pick up the fifth-year option in his rookie contract. He may have a hard time catching on with another NFL team or even a practice squad given his struggles.
Treadwell caught all three of his targets for 30 total yards during Thursday's 27-23 preseason loss to Buffalo.
Treadwell recorded multiple receptions for the second time in his past three preseason games, getting involved early with a nifty 14-yard catch in traffic during Minnesota's opening drive. Still, the Vikings probably had hoped that Treadwell would not be playing in preseason finales when they took him in the first round three years ago. Minnesota isn't loaded behind Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs, so there's value in Treadwell's experience, but it wouldn't be too surprising if Minnesota went with its unknowns over the first-round disappointment.
The Vikings have made Treadwell available via trade, Albert Breer of MMQB.com reports.
Treadwell hasn't panned out as a 2016 first-round pick, topping out at a 35-302-1 receiving line on 53 targets last season. The presence of target hogs Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs hasn't helped his cause, but Treadwell's standing has fallen enough that he's listed as a third-string option behind Chad Beebe and Jordan Taylor on the Vikings' most recent depth chart. At this point, any compensation the Vikings receive for Treadwell may not be much more than a Day 3 draft pick in a best-case scenario.
Treadwell was working with the second-team offense Wednesday during OTAs, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Even with Stefon Diggs skipping voluntary workouts, less-proven commodities in Chad Beebe and Jordan Taylor have been working ahead of Treadwell, who's entering the final season of his rookie contract. There's still time for Treadwell to work his way back up the depth chart, but the Vikings have already seen plenty of what the 2016 first-round pick has to offer at this point, and the returns haven't been encouraging.
Minnesota officially declined the fifth-year option on Treadwell's contract Wednesday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Treadwell would have been owed nearly $10.2 million salary in 2020, but the first-round bust will have to settle for far less upon hitting unrestricted free agency next offseason. The Ole Miss product has hauled in just 56 receptions for 517 yards and one score in three seasons since entering the league. Chad Beebe (hamstring) may have an opportunity to challenge Treadwell for the No. 3 spot at receiver heading into 2019.
The Vikings are not expected to pick up the fifth-year option on Treadwell's contract, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports. He has a $10.162 million option in his contract for 2020.
He'll be a free agent after this season as a result. The 2016 first-round pick has been a disappointment with just 56 receptions for 517 yards and one touchdown in three seasons. He could see a reduced role this season if the Vikings utilize more two-tight end sets with the acquisition of tight end Irv Smith Jr. in the second round of the 2019 draft.
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