Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson has exited today’s Week 14 matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders with an undisclosed injury. He went to the blue medical tent in the second quarter before walking to the locker room for further evaluation. The reigning NFL Offensive Player of the Year had just returned this week after being sidelined for two months with a hamstring injury.
Justin Jefferson injury updates
Update: Jefferson has officially been ruled out for the rest of the game. He is also being transported to the local hospital, per Andrew Krammer.
Update: Jefferson is dealing with a chest injury and has been ruled questionable to return to today’s game.
Jefferson took a huge shot while making a catch in the second quarter of today’s contest. He was slow to get up and eventually made his way to the sideline.
Justin Jefferson's filthy route-running is back...but he took a huge shot and is in the medical tent pic.twitter.com/dJqqHTUMEx— Will Ragatz (@WillRagatz) December 10, 2023
Justin Jefferson is headed to the locker room pic.twitter.com/uNAvl77S5m— FOX Sports: NFL (@NFLonFOX) December 10, 2023
This is disheartening development for the Vikings as they had just gotten back their star receiver for today’s game. He caught two passes for 27 yards prior to his exit from the contest.