Justin Jefferson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Justin Jefferson pushes himself to improve

    Pro Football Talk "Patrick Peterson has been one of the best cornerbacks in football for the past decade. As a rookie in 2020, Justin Jefferson emerged as one of the best receivers in the league. They’re now teammates in Minnesota, and they’re pushing each other. Already..." June 20

  • Ranking the Top 5 Receiver Duos in the NFL Entering 2021

    Bleacher Report "When ranking wide receiver duos primed to dominate in 2021, we'll weigh performance over the last few seasons, efficiency (catch rates and averages) and each player's 2021 outlook. Quarterback play and a team's offensive system are also factors to consider. Rookies..." May 31

  • Justin Jefferson wasn't surprised by Justin Fields rumors: 'We have to build on for after Kirk' Cousins

    The Sports Rush "The Vikings drafted LSU WR Justin Jefferson in the 1st round of the draft last year and was a force ever since he stepped on the field. Jefferson and QB Kirk Cousins were one of the NFL’s most dynamic quarterback-wide receiver duos last season. But despite that, Jefferson..." May 12

  • Justin Jefferson plans to attend OTAs

    Yahoo! Sports "Last month, Vikings players released a statement through the NFLPA saying “many of us” would not attend voluntary in-person workouts during the offseason program. Wide receiver Justin Jefferson is not among those who will stay away. Jefferson told..." May 11

  • Ranking DK Metcalf, Terry McLaurin, Calvin Ridley, and Justin Jefferson Because Why Not?

    The Big Lead "Today, one of those things happened on Twitter where random athletes are trending in tandem because of a simple question asked. In this case, the PFF account asked users to rank four young and exciting NFL wideouts: DK Metcalf, Calvin Ridley, Terry McLaurin, and Justin..." May 08

  • The inside story of how the Vikings drafted Justin Jefferson

    The Athletic "It seemed their dream of drafting Justin Jefferson was about to be shattered one pick too soon thanks to the Philadelphia Eagles. So Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Vikings were trying to find contingency plans. As the Vikings’ decision-makers chatted on a video call..." April 26

  • Justin Jefferson's signature Griddy dance is coming to Fortnite

    NFL.com "Justin Jefferson's taking the Griddy to an even higher level. Starting Wednesday, the Vikings' star receiver will have his signature dance featured as a Fortnite celebration, also known as an emote. The game is a huge deal within the NFL community; Jefferson will be the..." April 26

  • Justin Jefferson is sticking with No. 18

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL’s decision to dramatically change the rules regarding permissible numbers opens the door for a major reshuffling by veteran players. If those veteran players are willing to buy the remaining stockpile of their current jerseys, at retail. Count Vikings..." April 25

  • Justin Jefferson throws shade at Eagles after 2020 NFL Draft snub

    Clutch Points "The NFL draft was and will always be an inexact science. Look no further than the 2020 edition when the Philadelphia Eagles picked wide receiver Jalen Reagor, just before wideout Justin Jefferson. The Minnesota Vikings swooped in on Jefferson with the 22nd overall..." April 21

  • Keenan McCardell: Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson like me and Jimmy Smith

    Twin Cities "There aren’t many coaches in the NFL who can relate to Vikings receivers Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen the way Keenan McCardell can. He knows what it’s like to be part of a dynamic duo because he spent a good chunk of his NFL playing career lining up opposite Jimmy..." February 10

  • Justin Jefferson tweets reaction after not winning Offensive Rookie of the Year

    Yardbarker "Justin Jefferson did not win AP Offensive Rookie of the Year this season and took note.  Justin Herbert won the award. The Los Angeles Chargers rookie quarterback received 41 of the 50 possible votes. Jefferson received the nine other votes. " February 07

  • It Sounds Like Klint Kubiak Will Be the Vikings' Next Offensive Coordinator

    SI "Over the past few weeks since Gary Kubiak's retirement, the consensus has been that his son Klint, the Vikings' quarterbacks coach, is the favorite to take over his dad's old job as offensive coordinator. That's based on the reports of local writers, as well as the hire of wide..." February 05

  • Justin Jefferson seeks to outperform his record-setting rookie season

    CBS Sports "Justin Jefferson had one of the greatest -- if not the best -- rookie seasons for a wide receiver in NFL history. Jefferson, the first wide receiver to earn All-Pro honors in year one since 1998 (Randy Moss), had a historic season for the Minnesota Vikings. His 1,400 receiving yards..." February 03

  • Vikings WR Justin Jefferson reflects on record rookie season, 'disrespectful' draft position

    NFL.com "The Minnesota Vikings are not in the postseason, but one of their players could be making headlines around the Super Bowl. Justin Jefferson?, Minnesota's breakout rookie receiver, is a top candidate for Offensive Rookie of the Year, which will be awarded at NFL Honors on Feb. 6...." January 14

  • Justin Jefferson Sends Blunt Message To Fans Telling Athletes To Stick To Sports Amid US Capitol Violence

    Total Pro Sports "Justin Jefferson took to Twitter on Wednesday to speak out amid the violence at the US Capitol. The Minnesota Vikings star rookie wide receiver was overwhelmed by the scene at the Capitol building in Washington, D.C. Things got taken up a notch when a young woman was shot and killed..." January 07

  • Justin Jefferson breaks a Randy Moss record

    MSN.com "A Randy Moss record has fallen. Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson has broken the rookie receiving record set by Moss in 1998. That year, Moss had 1,313 receiving yards. Moss also had 17 receiving touchdowns, which helped him win the offensive rookie of the year..." January 03

  • Stefon Diggs Has Strong Message on Vikings’ Justin Jefferson

    Heavy "In the rubble of the fallout that occurred between Stefon Diggs and the Minnesota Vikings, some flowers have emerged. Diggs, who leads the league in receptions (120) and receiving yards (1459), has helped the Buffalo Bills (12-3) clinch their first AFC East title in 25 years..." December 30