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Justin Jefferson Sets NFL Record for Most Receiving Yards in First 3 Seasons

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MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings vast receiver Justin Jefferson set an NFL document Thursday evening towards the New England Patriots for many receiving yards within the first three seasons of a profession.

Jefferson wanted 4 fewer video games to interrupt the earlier mark held by one other former Vikings receiver, Randy Moss, who had 4,163 yards from 1998-2000.

Jefferson’s document catch got here on a 37-yard play with 5 minutes and eight seconds left within the third quarter of the Vikings’ recreation towards the Patriots. Jefferson completed the feat in his forty fourth profession recreation, whereas Moss’ complete got here in 48 video games.

The 37-yard reception gave Jefferson 77 receiving yards for the sport and a profession complete of 4,168. Jefferson led the NFL in receiving throughout his first two seasons, totaling 3,016 yards in 33 video games.

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