Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson did his part in Week 13. In a game full of disappointments, Jefferson was one of the few bright spots with 11 catches for 182 yards against the Detroit Lions. Jefferson has been one of the hottest players in the league over the past five months, averaging 25.2 points per game in that span which has vaulted him to WR2 on the season in PPR leagues. Jefferson is seventh in the NFL in targets entering the Week 14 matchup with the Pittsburgh Steelers and with teammate Adam Thielen likely out this week, he should be targeted early and often. He faces a Steelers defense that is giving up the 10th most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers. Not that there was any doubt, but with the favorable matchup and no Thielen, Jefferson projects as a high-end WR1 in Week 14.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson continued his ascent up the rankings of NFL wide receivers with another monster performance in Week 13. Jefferson entered the matchup against the Detroit Lions as WR5 in PPR leagues and still had season-highs in targets, receptions and yards. Jefferson turned 14 targets into 11 receptions and his 182 yards were more than half of the Vikings' total receiving yards in the game. If teammate Adam Thielen is forced to miss any time with the injury that caused him to leave the game early, Jefferson could be in line for another heavy target load against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 14.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson is the WR5 in PPR leagues entering the Week 13 matchup against the Detroit Lions. At first glance, the matchup against the winless Lions seems like a slam dunk, but teams are only attempting 30.91 pass attempts per game against them. Jefferson torched the Detroit secondary in Week 5 with seven catches for 124 yards, proving he is capable of taking over a game no matter the game script. While the Vikings may not need to throw often in this one, Jefferson should be considered an elite WR1 option once again.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson entered Week 12 as one of the hottest players in the league. With 17 catches for 312 yards and two touchdowns in his previous two games, Jefferson had positioned himself inside the top five wide receiver rankings in PPR leagues. While he did lead the team with nine targets and 83 yards, his four catches were only good for third on the team. He continues to be one of the most exciting players at the position and an every-week WR1. Jefferson and the Vikings will look to bounce back in Week 13 against the winless Detroit Lions.
Fantasy managers who drafted Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson had reason to worry after a two-game stretch in which he only had five catches for 90 yards combined in Weeks 8 and 9. But Jefferson quickly put those fears to rest after putting up 17 catches for 312 yards and two touchdowns combined in Weeks 10 and 11. Now ranked as WR6 in PPR, Jefferson takes on the San Francisco 49ers in Week 12. While the 49ers do rank 10th against opposing wide receivers, Jefferson figures to see a lot of cornerback Josh Norman, who gives up the most points per game among their defensive backs. Jefferson is an every-week WR1 with overall WR1 potential.
Wow. Now he's just showing off. Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson had one of his best games of the season last week against the Los Angeles Chargers, catching nine balls for 143 yards. He topped that with his best fantasy performance of the season against the Green Bay Packers. Jefferson finished the game with eight grabs for 169 yards and two touchdowns in the 34-31 Viking win. He continues to prove that he is one of the rising stars of the game and is an every-week WR1. Facing a depleted San Francisco 49ers defense in Week 12, Jefferson could very well push for overall WR1 numbers.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson is coming off one of his best games of the season in Week 10. Jefferson had a team-high 11 targets, turning them into nine catches for 143 yards in the Vikings win over the Los Angeles Chargers. Fantasy managers were understandably frustrated with how little the Vikings coaching staff was targeting Jefferson the previous two weeks, but games like last week are why he is such a valuable asset. Now sitting at WR10 on the season, Jefferson faces a Green Bay Packer defense giving up the fifth-fewest points to opposing wide receivers. No matter the matchup, Jefferson is an every-week WR1.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson was coming off his two lowest target and reception totals of the season going into the Week 10 matchup with the Los Angeles Chargers. Offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak vowed to get Jefferson more involved and he did just that. Jefferson led the team with 11 targets and nine catches for a season-high 143 yards. Entering the game as WR15 on the season, Jefferson's managers haven't exactly been disappointed in his 2021 campaign. But if they had any reservations about their number one receiver, those doubts were laid to rest Sunday. With a run-heavy offensive approach and another star WR on the team in Adam Thielen, there are going to be a few down games for Jefferson. But performances like this one are why he is an every-week WR1.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson has gone through somewhat of a dry spell lately; in his last two games, he has only five receptions combined. In response to this, offensive coordinator Klint Kubiak hinted at getting the sophomore more involved. Regardless of what Kubiak had to say, Jefferson should be universally started anyways. Despite his disappointing volume, he still had a productive game in Week 9. Kubiak's praises merely boost fantasy managers' confidence in confirming that the Vikings want to involve Jefferson more in their offense. Therefore, keep an eye out for the 22-year-old's target numbers in Week 10 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson was coming off his worst game of the season in a Week 8 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, in which he only managed two catches for 21 yards. Jefferson looked to be in line for a monster performance Sunday against the Baltimore Ravens when he connected with quarterback Kirk Cousins for a 50-yard first-quarter touchdown. However, he surprisingly was only targeted four more times in the game for another two catches and 19 yards. This was the second straight game in which Jefferson has had five targets or fewer. Cousins and the Vikings coaching staff will surely find a way to get their star wide receiver more involved next week as they take on the Los Angeles Chargers.
To call Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson's Week 8 performance disappointing is an understatement. Even facing Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs, fantasy managers had to be expecting more than the two catches for 21 yards that Jefferson produced. In a game where Kirk Cousins threw the ball 35 times, the four targets Jefferson received were inexcusable. Despite the down game, he still had an ADOT of 14.0 and his history of being Cousins' top target has to make his managers believe that better days are ahead. Week 9 won't be an easy matchup though as the Baltimore Ravens are the 12th stingiest defense against opposing wide receivers. Jefferson's talent and normal target share will keep him among the top weekly options at the position.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson entered Week 8 averaging 10 targets, seven catches and 90 yards per game. Facing a Dallas Cowboys defense that was 27th in fantasy points allowed to opposing wide receivers, Jefferson was in line for a big game. However, he was only targeted four times and managed a season-low two catches for 21 yards. He was facing rookie standout Trevon Diggs most of the game, but the Vikings have to be able to get their star wide receiver more than four targets per game, no matter the matchup. Jefferson and the entire Vikings offense will look to get back on track in Week 9 against a Baltimore Ravens defense that ranks 32nd in pass defense.
Coming off a season-high 14 targets in his last game against the Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson remains one of the most reliable fantasy options at the position. Jefferson boasts a healthy ADOT of 13.22 while maintaining his 25.83% target share. In what shapes up to be a high-scoring game against a Dallas Cowboys defense that ranks 26th in fantasy points allowed to wide receivers, Jefferson is in line for a big game. He could possibly line up against budding superstar Trevon Diggs, but don't let the ball-hawking rookie cornerback scare you. Diggs has given up 77 yards and six completions to the New York Giants and 84 yards on three completions to the New England Patriots the last two weeks. Neither of those teams have a receiver as talented as Jefferson. Fire him up with confidence as a WR1.
Eight catches for 80 yards sounds like a stat line any fantasy manager would be happy with from one of their starting wide receivers. But in a game in which the Minnesota Vikings threw for 373 yards and three touchdowns, wide receiverJustin Jefferson's managers had to feel like there was a lot of production left on the field. Quarterback Kirk Cousins threw three touchdowns to other pass-catchers on the team, but he did target Jefferson a team-high 14 times. As long as Cousins keeps targeting the talented second-year wide receiver at this rate, the big games will come. Jefferson will continue as a locked-in WR1 when the Vikings return after their Week 7 bye.
Minnesota Vikings wide receivers Justin Jefferson (ankle) and Adam Thielen (foot) were both taken off the final injury report for Week 6 against the Carolina Panthers and are good to go on Sunday. Both pass-catchers missed practice on Wednesday and Thursday, but it was more of a precautionary move. The Panthers secondary has been pretty solid so far in 2021, so Jefferson and Thielen will have their work cut out for them. Jefferson has been more consistent and has more upside as a WR1, but Thielen remains a must-start WR2 as one of quarterback Kirk Cousins' favorite red-zone targets. Just make sure to temper expectations slightly against a Carolina defense that has allowed just 161.6 passing yards per game through five weeks.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson (ankle), who missed practice on Wednesday, said he will be limited on Thursday and expects to play in Week 6 against the Carolina Panthers. Fantasy managers got a little spooked on Wednesday with his missed practice, but fret not, the 22-year-old should remain glued to all starting fantasy lineups this weekend. Jefferson has scored in three of five games so far in 2021 and is coming off a seven-catch, 124-yard performance in Week 5's win over the Detroit Lions. Heading into this weekend, Jefferson ranks as the WR10 in fantasy with 33 catches on 45 targets for 462 yards and three touchdowns. He'll be facing an improved Panthers secondary, but you aren't benching Jefferson unless he's inactive.
Minnesota Vikings wide receivers Justin Jefferson (ankle) and Adam Thielen (foot) were both listed as not practicing on Wednesday. Both players were a big part of the offense in the Week 5 win over the Detroit Lions, but they will be injuries to watch heading into Thursday's practice. Through five weeks, Jefferson currently ranks as the WR10 with 33 catches (45 targets) for 462 yards and three touchdowns. Thielen has 26 catches (37 targets) for only 267 yards, but he has scored four times to make him the WR20. They'll be facing a much-improved Carolina Panthers secondary in Week 6, but fantasy managers aren't taking either player out of their lineups when they are healthy. If one or both of them can't play this weekend, K.J. Osborn and Dede Westbrook would take on bigger roles in the passing game.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson led his team in receiving in Week 5, finishing with seven catches for 124 yards during the last-second victory over the Detroit Lions. He didn't score a touchdown, though. Still, fantasy managers should continue to be encouraged by his statistical output this season. The former LSU Tiger has now been targeted at least seven times in each game during the 2021 campaign, and Sunday's performance marked his second outing with at least 100 receiving yards. He should continue to be viewed as an elite wideout, so managers should keep him rolling in all fantasy setups without question.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson looks to keep his fantastic season going during the Week 5 matchup against Detroit. The 22-year-old wideout has been red-hot during the 2021 campaign, accruing at least nine targets in three of his four appearances on the year. The sophomore will also enter Sunday's contest riding a three-game touchdown streak, and though he should obviously be starting in all fantasy lineups against the Lions, his ceiling will rise even higher if Dalvin Cook (ankle) doesn't suit up.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson caught six passes for 84 yards with one touchdown in the team's 14-7 loss to the Browns. Jefferson got the Vikings off on the right foot in the first quarter, catching a laser from quarterback Kirk Cousins for a touchdown. The offense would sputter from there but Jefferson now has touchdowns in each of his last three games. Even on a day when the offense struggled, Jefferson maintained his WR1 status with another strong performance.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson will go up against a confident Browns defense in Week 4. Jefferson is coming off his best game of the season, catching nine passes for 118 yards with one touchdown against the Seahawks last week. He will go up against a Browns defense that is allowing the sixth fewest fantasy points to opposing receivers. The Browns were destroyed by the Chiefs Tyreek Hill in Week 1 but have held opponents in check since. Jefferson is an explosive play-maker and should stay on the WR1 map despite the tough matchup in Week 4.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson caught nine passes for 118 yards with one touchdown in the team's 30-17 win over the Seahawks in Week 3. This was the type of performance fantasy managers were waiting for as Jefferson was unstoppable as he racked up a team-high 11 targets. The second-year receiver made some huge plays and then sprung free in the end zone for the three-yard touchdown catch. Jefferson's preseason WR1 status has been validated with 20 receptions for 254 yards with two touchdowns through the first three games this season.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson will be looking to bust out with a monster game Week 3 against the Seahawks. Jefferson has totaled 11 receptions on 19 targets for 136 yards with one touchdown through the first two games. Those are solid numbers but the second-year receiver is inching closer to a monster performance. He may get his chance Week 3 against a Seahawks defense that was burned for 128 yards by the Titans Julio Jones last week. Jefferson is an easy WR1 call once again for Week 3.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson caught six passes for 65 yards with one touchdown in the team's 34-33 loss to the Cardinals in Week 2. Jefferson notched a 14-yard touchdown in the second quarter and saw a team-high 10 targets in the game. Jefferson has not had the chance to bust out in the first two weeks but has 19 targets during that span and has shown he can maintain a solid floor. Jefferson will be a WR1 choice heading into Week 3.
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson will take on a Cardinals defense that allowed the 14th fewest fantasy points to opposing receivers last season. Jefferson totaled five catches on nine targets for 71 yards in the team's Week 1 loss to the Bengals last week. It was a quiet start for Jefferson but began to make some plays in a thrilling second half. The second-year receiver is a dynamic player but will face a Cardinals secondary that allowed only three touchdowns to receivers over their final five games in 2020. Jefferson needs to be in all standard format lineups and is capable of putting up monster numbers every time he steps on the field.
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