• Vikings Leaning Hard On Justin Jefferson In Quest To Save Season

    1 month ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - After Adam Thielen was injured on Minnesota's sixth offensive play Sunday, Kirk Cousins naturally focused on his other standout receiver, Justin Jefferson.
    Jefferson responded with career highs of 11 catches and 182 yards, but the Vikings wasted that performance in a gut-wrenching 29-27 loss to Detroit.
    It's becoming a trend.
    Despite a dynamic and record-filled two seasons in the NFL for Jefferson, the Vikings are again looking at the playoff picture from the outside. Their loss to the Lions dropped them to 5-7 in a crowded NFC race.
    “As long as we don't get the ‘W,' it...
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