Minnesota Vikings Best and Worst: Week 3 vs. Tennessee Titans

(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Justin Jefferson
(Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) Justin Jefferson /
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 27: Justin Jefferson #18 of the Minnesota Vikings scores a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans in the third quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium on September 27, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)
Justin Jefferson #18 of the Minnesota Vikings (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images) /

The Best

It’s a JJ party in Minnesota. Justin Jefferson has been behind Bisi Johnson on the Vikings depth chart but that shouldn’t be the case for the rest of the season after what the rookie wide receiver did on Sunday.

The youngster showed off a ton of versatility, catching short passes, deep throws, and picking up some great yardage after the catch. It didn’t take long for him to become not only a solid contributor but someone who fantasy football players will be scrambling to pick up.

Watching him produce is a great sign for Vikings fans. Previous weeks saw Kirk Cousins keying in on Adam Thielen with most of his throws and opposing defenses took note. Now, an emerging pass-catcher could force them to play more honestly.

Justin Jefferson finished the game with seven catches for 175 yards. Included in those grabs was his first NFL touchdown. He should continue to be a big threat to score points any time his hands get on the football.