Posted: 9/13/2021 12:59 am GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson caught five of his nine targets for 71 yards in a 27-24 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1.
Huddle Up: Jefferson's final line would have looked better had he not be tackled inches short of the goal line, but bigger games will come for one of the main weapons of the Minnesota passing attack.
Posted: 8/16/2021 10:35 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) was a limited participant during practice Monday, Aug. 16.
Huddle Up: Jefferson should be ready for Week 1, but it is not known if he will play in any preseason games. He was a breakout fantasy performer last season and should be able to put up similar numbers this season. He will be a weekly starting option in leagues.
Posted: 8/11/2021 9:12 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) participated in some individual drills at half speed during practice Wednesday, Aug. 11.
Huddle Up: Jefferson probably will return to practice after the first preseason game and appears to be on track for the start of the regular season. He has become one of the better receivers in the NFL and will be a weekly starting option in all fantasy leagues.
Posted: 8/09/2021 6:07 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) should return to practice in the near future, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.
Huddle Up: Jefferson probably will not return to the field until after the first preseason game but appears to be on track for Week 1. He was one of the breakout players last season and will be a weekly starting option in all leagues in 2021.
Posted: 8/07/2021 5:07 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) is on the sideline at the team's stadium practice Saturday, Aug. 7, but is not participating in drills.
Huddle Up: As expected after Jefferson suffered a sprained AC joint in practice Friday, but reports continue to say that the injury isn't considered serious. He remains a solid low-end WR1 as he enters Year 2.
Posted: 8/06/2021 9:08 pm GMT
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) suffered a sprained AC joint in his shoulder during practice Friday, Aug. 6, according to a source. He is scheduled to undergo more tests this weekend, but the injury is not considered serious.
Huddle Up: Jefferson probably will miss multiple practices because of the injury but should be ready for the start of the regular season. He likely will be an early round pick in drafts and will be a weekly starting option in all leagues.
Posted: 8/06/2021 8:49 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson (shoulder) suffered an apparent shoulder injury during practice Friday, Aug. 6.
Huddle Up: Fantasy players will need to monitor the situation to see how long he may be sidelined. He had an outstanding rookie season in 2020 and will see plenty of targets if he is healthy for Week 1. He should be a No. 1 or No. 2 receiver in all leagues.
Posted: 5/11/2021 10:14 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings QB Kellen Mond worked out with WR Justin Jefferson this offseason before the 2021 NFL Draft, Jefferson said Tuesday, May 11. 'I feel like he's going to be a good player on this team,' Jefferson said. 'He has a very strong arm. ... I think he will be a great addition to this team.'
Posted: 3/09/2021 3:45 am GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson compiled 450 yards after the catch in 2020 - the fifth-highest total for a rookie receiver since 2006 - according to Pro Football Focus.
Huddle Up: The only four receivers (Deebo Samuel, Odell Beckham Jr., Michael Thomas and A.J. Brown) to produce more after the catch as a rookie than Jefferson are generally considered studs at the position or close to reaching that status. Minnesota got itself a keeper in Jefferson last spring, and fantasy owners can feel confident he'll be a strong WR1 option for the foreseeable future.
Posted: 3/08/2021 9:09 pm GMT
Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson recorded 56 receptions of at least 10 yards this past season, which was most by a rookie wide receiver since 2006.
Huddle Up: Jefferson recorded seven 100-yard games this season and will be one of the main options in the passing game again in 2021. He should be an early round pick in fantasy leagues and will be weekly starting option.