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Tagged: Justin Jefferson (15 Results)

Jan
4

Vikings WR Jefferson breaks rookie record

Minnesota wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON set a new Super Bowl-era (since 1966) record in Sunday’s win over the Detroit Lions. The rookie wideout finished the 2020 season with 1,400 receiving yards,More breaking the previous record of 1,377 set by Anquan Boldin back in 2003. Jefferson also passed Minnesota Hall of Famer Randy Moss’ franchise rookie receiving record in Sunday’s game. While the Vikings missed the playoffs this year, Jefferson had an impressive season in both real football and our game. Less

Source: Team Website

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

Henry Ruggs, Jerry Jeudy and CeeDee Lamb were the first three wide receivers chosen in last year’s draft. But as we near the end of their rookie seasons, it looks like other teams found better wide receivers later on.  more »

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Dec
7

Vikings WR Jefferson the next Randy Moss?

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON eclipsed 1,000 receiving yards in his rookie season, doing so in style on his seventh career touchdown in Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jefferson,More the 22nd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, became the second Vikings rookie to ever record 1,000 receiving yards. The first, of course, was Hall of Fame wide receiver Randy Moss. Less

Source: Team Website

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term WR rankings

DK Metcalf keeps racking up big games. If you were starting a dynasty league today, he would probably be the first wide receiver you would select. He’s only 22 years old.  more »

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Nov
30

Cousins, Jefferson lead Vikings comeback vs. Panthers

Veteran quarterback KIRK COUSINS threw 3 touchdowns in Sunday’s comeback win against the Carolina Panthers. While Cousins spread the ball around (4 receivers caught 7 passes each) his preference in the end zone was rookie wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON, who caught 2 touchdown passes in the game.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Factoid: I got a Thielen

Adam Thielen and Justin Jefferson have been putting up strong numbers for Minnesota. Thielen averages 71 yards and has scored 4 touchdowns, while Jefferson averages 87 yards, with 1 touchdown. They should keep things going at Seattle this week.   more »

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Ask the Experts: Who will be best of the rookie wideouts?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which rookie wideout will have the best career?  more »

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Podcast: September 29 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff work the waiver wire after Week 3 of the NFL regular season. Sponsored by Affordable Trophies.  more »

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Sep
28

Vikings rookie WR Jefferson has breakout game

After a quiet start to the 2020 season in his first two games, Minnesota Vikings rookie wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON had a breakout game in a Week #3 loss against theMore Indianapolis Colts. Jefferson, the 22nd overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, racked up 175 yards and a touchdown on seven catches in just his third career game. Jefferson’s fantasy owners are hoping he can maintain that pace next week against the Houston Texans. Less

Source: Team Website

Jul
28

Vikings rookie WR Jefferson placed on reserve/COVID-19 list

Minnesota rookie wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, along with four teammates. The new reserve list was created for a player who either tests positive forMore COVID-19 or has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person. Jefferson is expected to eventually help fill the void left by the trade of STEFON DIGGS to Buffalo in March. Less

Source: NFL.com

Jul
24

Vikings first-round WR Jefferson signs rookie deal

The Minnesota Vikings and first-round wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON agreed to a rookie contract this week. Jefferson, the 22nd overall draft pick, is expected to compete for the No. 2 wide receiver job behind ADAM THIELEN.

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Fantasy News: Rookie receivers

I’m doing a draft props competition this afternoon. It’s not a proper fantasy league, but it involves picking over-unders on player performance, so it’s a draft-like event.  more »

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Jun
23

Vikings rookie WR likely an opening-week starter

Minnesota rookie wide receiver JUSTIN JEFFERSON, the team’s first-round pick in April’s NFL Draft, is expected to be a Week 1 starter heading into the upcoming 2020 season. The team expectsMore a smooth transition from college football to the NFL for Jefferson. Meanwhile, veteran TAJAE SHARPE will likely provide depth and serve as a potential third receiver. Less

Source: Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Fantasy News: Rookie receivers

Joe Burrow and Tua Tagovailoa will continue to be the most talked about rookies, but I’m a lot more interested in the wide receivers. There are a lot of good ones available, and they’ve got a better chance of making an impact in 2020.   more »

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Around the NFL: Justin Jefferson

It looks like a great draft class of wide receivers. NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah grades a ridiculous 27 of them as worthy of being drafted in the first three rounds, while Pro Football Focus ranks 10 among its top 40 players. For some perspective, note that a year ago only three were drafted in the top 50.   more »

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