Vikings extensive receiver Justin Jefferson missed his sixth consecutive sport in Minnesota’s 21-20 loss to the Broncos on Sunday.
Jefferson, who suffered a strained proper hamstring damage within the group’s 27-20 loss to Chiefs in Week 5, had not missed an NFL sport since he was drafted. Though Jefferson is raring to return to the sector and Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell has taken a long-term method to the well being of his star wideout, NFL fantasy gamers are usually not happy with Jefferson’s absence.
Jefferson, nevertheless, isn’t nervous within the slightest bit about his impression in fantasy soccer.
“My well being is wayyyy extra vital than you successful your fantasy video games. It doesn’t matter what number of occasions y’all flood my dms speaking about me promoting your group. I DONT CARE😂,” Jefferson tweeted on X, previously referred to as Twitter, on Tuesday.
The Vikings (6-5) will host the Bears (3-8) on Monday Night time Soccer. O’Connell advised reporters on Monday that Jefferson at present stays “questionable” for Minnesota’s Week 12 NFC North conflict.
My well being is wayyyy extra vital than you successful your fantasy video games. It doesn’t matter what number of occasions y’all flood my dms speaking about me promoting your group. I DONT CARE😂
— JJETS✈️ (@JJettas2) November 21, 2023
“That [bye week] will certainly go into the decision-making course of [on Jefferson’s status],” O’Connell mentioned. “It’s a kind of issues, figuring out you have got the bye and have 5 essential alternatives after the bye we do should be good.”
Nevertheless, it’s value noting that the franchise began Jefferson’s 21-day observe window on Nov. 8 after sitting on the injured reserve listing for 4 weeks. The Vikings have eight days to activate the All-Professional extensive receiver or the franchise must shut Jefferson down for the remainder of the season.