Justin
Jefferson (#18)

WR - Minnesota Vikings

Age 24
Exp 5th Season
HT/WT 6'1" / 195 LBS
Bye 13
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2023 Season Projections
Updated: Tuesday, December 5, 2023 1:42 PM
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2023 Stats
GAME RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
Week OPP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
1 TB 9 12 75.0 16.7 150 42 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
2 @PHI 11 13 84.6 14.5 159 30 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 1
3 LAC 7 13 53.8 21.3 149 52 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
4 @CAR 6 9 66.7 14.2 85 30 2 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
5 KC 3 6 50.0 9.3 28 14 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
14 @LV 2 3 66.7 13.5 27 15 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
15 @CIN 7 10 70.0 12.0 84 19 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
16 DET 6 10 60.0 23.5 141 29 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
17 GB 5 10 50.0 11.8 59 21 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0
18 @DET 12 14 85.7 16.0 192 38 1 1 -12 -12.0 0 0 0 0
Career Stats
SEASON RECEIVING RUSHING FUMBLES
YEAR GP REC TGT CAT% Y/C YDS LG TD ATT YDS Y/A LG TD TOT LOST
2020 16 88 125 70.4 15.9 1400 71 7 1 2 2.0 2 0 1 0
2021 17 108 167 64.7 15.0 1616 56 10 6 14 2.3 11 0 1 1
2022 17 128 184 69.6 14.1 1809 64 8 4 24 6.0 10 1 0 0
2023 10 68 100 68.0 15.8 1074 52 5 1 -12 -12.0 0 0 1 1
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Justin Jefferson - Stellar performance to end season

Jefferson brought in 12 of 14 targets for 192 yards and a touchdown and rushed once for minus-12 yards in the Vikings' 30-20 loss the Lions on Sunday.

Justin Jefferson - Poor QB play affects line

Jefferson finished with five receptions on 10 targets for 59 yards in Sunday's 33-10 loss to the Packers.

Justin Jefferson - Goes off for 141 yards plus score

Jefferson corralled six of 10 targets for 141 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 30-24 loss to the Lions.

Justin Jefferson - Building back momentum

Jefferson caught seven passes for 84 yards on 10 targets in the 27-24 overtime loss to the Bengals on Saturday.

Justin Jefferson - Suiting up Saturday

Jefferson (chest) is listed as active for Saturday's game at Cincinnati.

Justin Jefferson - Status in question for Saturday

Jefferson (chest) is listed as questionable for Saturday's game at Cincinnati.

Justin Jefferson - Remains limited Wednesday

Jefferson (chest) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday, Alec Lewis of The Athletic reports.

Justin Jefferson - Expecting normal workload Saturday

Jefferson (chest) said Wednesday that he expects to play in Saturday's game against the Bengals and shouldn't have any restrictions, Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports.

Justin Jefferson - Limited Tuesday

Jefferson (chest) was listed as a limited participant on Tuesday's practice estimate.

Justin Jefferson - Deemed day-to-day by coach

Coach Kevin O'Connell called Jefferson (chest) day-to-day Monday, adding that Jefferson has a "good chance" to play Saturday against the Bengals, Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com reports.

Justin Jefferson - Avoids severe injury

Coach Kevin O'Connell said after Sunday's 3-0 win over the Raiders that Jefferson (chest), who was forced out of the contest in the first half, avoided a serious injury, Kevin Seifert of ESPN reports.

Justin Jefferson - Traveling home with team

Jefferson (chest) has been released from the hospital and will travel home with the Vikings on Sunday, per coach Kevin O'Connell, Ben Goessling of the Star Tribune reports.

Justin Jefferson - Won't return Sunday

Jefferson (chest) won't return to Sunday's game against the Raiders.

Justin Jefferson - Exits Sunday's game

Jefferson was forced out of Sunday's game against the Raiders with a first-half chest injury.

Justin Jefferson - Off injury report, will play Sunday

Jefferson (hamstring) has been removed from the Vikings' injury report and will face no restrictions in his return to game action Sunday versus the Raiders, Dane Mizutani of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Justin Jefferson - Practices in full Wednesday

Jefferson (hamstring) practiced fully Wednesday.

Justin Jefferson - Off IR, should play after bye week

The Vikings reinstated Jefferson (hamstring) from injured reserve Tuesday.

Justin Jefferson - Ruled out for Week 12

Jefferson (hamstring) has been downgraded to out for Monday's game against the Bears.

Justin Jefferson - Not to be activated vs. Bears

The Vikings aren't expected to activate Jefferson (hamstring) from injured reserve for Monday's game against Chicago, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.

Justin Jefferson - Looking unlikely to play Monday

Jefferson (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Monday's game against the Bears but is considered unlikely to be activated from injured reserve ahead of the Week 12 contest, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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