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Vikings exercise fifth-year option on WR Justin Jefferson rookie contract
In one of the least surprising decisions of the last month, the Minnesota Vikings are picking up the fifth-year option on Justin Jefferson's contract. The team confirmed the move Tuesday, which secures Jefferson's services under his existing rookie contract through the 2024 season.
Fifth-year option tracker for first-round picks from the 2020 NFL Draft
The deadline for NFL teams to option the fifth year on rookie contracts for their 2020 first-round picks is Tuesday, May 2.
Josh Allen, Aaron Donald headline star players who need help from the 2023 NFL Draft
The free agency frenzy is largely in the rearview, but we're hurtling toward the next major event in roster reconstruction. With that in mind, Adam Schein spotlights nine star players who need help from the 2023 NFL Draft.
Kevin O'Connell believes Justin Jefferson has 'just scratched the surface' with Vikings offense
Following his All-Pro wideout's 1,809-yard, 128-catch, eight-touchdown campaign, Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell believes Justin Jefferson can soar even higher.
Vikings WR Justin Jefferson named AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson was named the 2022 AP NFL Offensive Player of the Year at Thursday's "NFL Honors."
12th annual 'NFL Honors' picks: Who should win MVP? Coach of the Year?
Who's taking home the hardware for Most Valuable Player, Offensive Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year at the 12th annual 'NFL Honors'? NFL Media analysts make their picks for eight of the individual awards.
Joe Burrow headlines 10 NFL players who have earned big-money contracts in the coming offseason
Who's about to get PAID in the coming offseason? Marc Ross identifies 10 NFL players -- five quarterbacks and five non-QBs -- who have earned fat, new contracts.
Predicting NFL Honors awards: Who will win MVP? Defensive Player of the Year? Rookies of the Year?
Now that we know the finalists for the NFL's major individual awards, who's poised to take home the hardware at NFL Honors? Eric Edholm predicts what the voting will reveal on all eight fronts, including a tight Defensive Player of the Year race headlined by Micah Parsons and Nick Bosa.
NFL Honors: Finalists announced for MVP, other awards from 2022 season
Finalists for eight of the Associated Press' 2022 NFL awards, including the five players in contention for MVP, were revealed Wednesday on NFL Network's Good Morning Football.
Vikings HC Kevin O'Connell non-committal on DC Ed Donatell's status
Three days removed from the Vikings' 31-24 wild-card loss to the New York Giants, Minnesota head coach Kevin O'Connell was non-committal regarding Ed Donatell's future as he maneuvered around questions regarding his DC's future.
Weighing fifth-year options for 2020 NFL Draft's first-round selections
Marc Ross examines which first-round picks from the 2020 NFL Draft should have their fifth-year options picked up. Where do Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa and Packers QB Jordan Love stand?
2022 All-Pro Team: Travis Kelce, Justin Jefferson, Sauce Gardner highlight roster
Travis Kelce and Justin Jefferson are unanimous choices for The Associated Press 2022 NFL All-Pro Team, and Sauce Gardner is the first rookie cornerback selected in 41 years.
2022 All-Pro Team picks on offense: Chiefs, Browns, Eagles each deserve two spots
With the regular season in the rearview, Nick Shook assembles his personal 2022 All-Pro Team and discusses why the Browns, Chiefs and Eagles are deserving of multiple selections on offense.
2022 playoffs: Having a big-play receiver has become crucial to NFL success
When the stakes soar and victory is on the line, having a big-play-generating, instant-offense-producing wideout on the field can make all the difference. Jeffri Chadiha digs into the impact of players like Justin Jefferson, A.J. Brown and Ja'Marr Chase.
NFL Offensive Player Rankings after the 2022 regular season; three playoff offenses with serious concerns
With Super Wild Card Weekend on tap, which teams could have trouble putting points on the board? David Carr identifies the three playoff offenses that concern him the most. Plus, his final ranking of this season's top 15 offensive players.
Packers' Jaire Alexander after backing up 'fluke' talk against Justin Jefferson: 'I meant what I said'
The Green Bay Packers put together their most dominant game of the season against the Vikings to set up a win-and-in game in Week 18, riding a shutdown performance by cornerback Jaire Alexander against Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson.
NFL Week 17 bold predictions: DROY candidates Sauce Gardner, Tariq Woolen each record INT
How will Defensive Rookie of the Year candidates Sauce Gardner and Tariq Woolen fare when their teams face off in Seattle? NFL Network analysts provide bold predictions for Week 17 of the 2022 season.
Packers CB Jaire Alexander calls Vikings WR Justin Jefferson's huge Week 1 output 'a fluke'
Vikings WR Justin Jefferson scorched the Packers in Week 1, generating nine catches for 184 yards and two TDs in the 23-7 season-opening trouncing. Jaire Alexander doesn't believe Jefferson will repeat those theatrics in the Week 17 rematch.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 17: Five QBs who could save careers -- and one who can repair legacy
David Carr identifies five quarterbacks who could save their careers over the final two weeks of the season -- in addition to one who can repair his legacy. Plus, Kirk Cousins enters Carr's top 15 offensive player rankings for the first time this season.
NFL stats and records, Week 16: Vikings continue one-possession win streak
NFL Research offers the best nuggets from each week of games in the NFL. Find out what the other notable feats were from Week 16.
NFL execs vote on awards: Who takes home MVP? Defensive Player of the Year? Coach of the Year?
Tom Pelissero surveys 26 high-ranking executives on MVP, Defensive Player of the Year, Coach of the Year and three other top individual honors. Who receives the most votes for each award?
2023 Pro Bowl Games: Complete NFC roster revealed
The AFC and NFC rosters for the 2023 Pro Bowl Games were revealed Wednesday night on NFL Network and NFL.com.
Offensive Player Rankings, Week 16: Dak Prescott among four superstars playing below expectation
David Carr reveals four offensive superstars who are playing below expectation as playoff races heat up. Plus, Christian McCaffrey cracks the offensive player rankings for the first time this season. See the full pecking order, 1-15.
Miami Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa tops 2023 Pro Bowl Games voting by fans
Miami quarterback Tua Tagovailoa received 306,861 votes to lead all players in balloting for the 2023 Pro Bowl Games presented by Verizon. Pro Bowl Games Vote presented by Castrol ended on Thursday, Dec. 15.
Adam Rank's Top 5 wide receivers for fantasy football in 2023
NFL Network's Adam Rank reveals his ranking of the wide receivers he projects to be most productive in the fantasy football world during the 2023 NFL season.
Jamie Erdahl previews three feuds to look for in 2023
NFL Network's Jamie Erdahl previews three feuds to look for in 2023.
Critiquing fans' mock draft picks | 'Mock Draft Live'
Critiquing fans' mock draft picks | 'Mock Draft Live'
Who is your favorite LSU player of all time? | 'GMFB'
"GMFB" pick their favorite LSU Tigers player of all-time.
Bucky Brooks compares Jaxon Smith-Nijigba to Justin Jefferson
NFL Network's Bucky Brooks compares wide receiver Jaxon Smith-Nijigba to Minnesota Vikings WR Justin Jefferson.
Jalin Hyatt runs past Julio Jones, Justin Jefferson | Simulcam
Wide receiver Jalin Hyatt runs past Julio Jones, Justin Jefferson on the Simulcam.
Kevin O'Connell on first year with Justin Jefferson: We've only 'scratched the surface' as an offense
Minnesota Vikings head coach Kevin O'Connell on first year with wide receiver Justin Jefferson: We've only 'scratched the surface' as an offense.
Milestones and records broken during the 2022 season
Take a look back at some of the most interesting and jaw-dropping milestones and records broken during the 2022 NFL season.
NFL Network: Top 10 NFL games of 2022
An in-depth look at the top games from an incredible season
Justin Jefferson reacts to his epic plays from 2022 | Gaining Greatness
Minnesota Vikings star wide receiver Justin Jefferson reacts to his most epic plays from the 2022 NFL Season.
'GMFB' shares their top 10 favorites plays of 2022 season
"GMFB" shares their top 10 favorites plays of 2022 season.
RedHot Recaps: 2022 Season
Vikings WR Justin Jefferson sets a new receiving yards record and Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes breaks an offensive yards record in this RedHot Recap that highlights some of the biggest performances of the 2022 NFL season.
Justin Jefferson wins 2022 Next Gen Stats Moment of the Year
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson wins 2022 Next Gen Stats Moment of the Year.
Justin Jefferson wins 2022 AP Offensive Player of the Year
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson presents his speech after winning the 2022 AP Offensive Player of the Year award.
Justin Jefferson shares what it means to be finalist for OPOY
Justin Jefferson shares what it means to be a finalist for Offensive Player of the Year.
Top 10 Justin Jefferson plays | 2022 season
Watch a countdown of the top highlight plays made by Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson in the 2022 NFL season.
3 finalists for Best Moment of the 2022 Season | Next Gen Stats
Relive the story behind the three finalists up for the award of Next Gen Stats' Best Moment of the Year, powered by AWS.
Cousins miraculously escapes Crosby's all-out rush and completes conversion pass to Jefferson
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins miraculously escapes an all-out rush from Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Maxx Crosby and completes a 1-point conversion pass to Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson.
Justin Jefferson's best catch challenge entry | Pro Bowl Games Skills Showdown
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson's best catch challenge entry.
Justin Jefferson, Micah Parsons discuss 2023 Pro Bowl Games with Marshawn Lynch in background
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson, Dallas Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons discuss 2023 Pro Bowl Games with former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch in background.
NFL Explained Podcast: 2023 Pro Bowl Games
Mike Yam and Michael Robinson explain the new 2023 Pro Bowl Games
End of season awards | 'NFL GameDay Morning'
The "NFL GameDay Morning" shares their end of season awards.
Compilation of 2022's best one-handed catches | 'NFL Total Access'
Watch a compilation of the best one-handed catches from the 2022 NFL regular season, featuring ridiculous grabs made by Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers Diontae Johnson and George Pickens, Chicago Bears wide receiver Darnell Mooney, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson, Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku, Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, and several catches from Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Davante Adams.