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Justin Jefferson Inks Record $140M Deal with Vikings



Justin Jefferson

The Minnesota Vikings and their standout wide receiver Justin Jefferson come to an agreement on a new contract the team revealed on Monday. This contract big one valued at $140 million with an impressive $110 million guaranteed.

According to the NFL Network this makes Jefferson the highest paid player in NFL history who is not a quarterback.

Justin Jefferson who is just 24 years old will continue to be a key part of the Minnesota Vikings lineup until at least the end of the 2028 season.

I would not be where I am today without the support of my family. I am really grateful for them. They taught me to thankful and always strive to the best Jefferson stated. I want to express my gratitude to the Wilf family Coach Kevin O’Connell General Manager Kwesi Adofo Mensah. The whole Vikings organization for believe and give me the chance to lead this team.


I also want to thank all my teammates and coaches from my early days playing in Louisiana to now in the NFL. Which is for always there for me and pushing me to do better. Lastly to all Vikings fans there you can count on me to give my all every single day SKOL.

He joined the league as a first round pick in 2020 Jefferson has impressive. He sixth in catches, second in yards, and tied for 11th in touchdown receptions. Even he did not play in seven games last season.

He made it to the Pro Bowl in each of his first three seasons and in 2022 he earned first team all pro recognition. That year he led the league in catches (128), yards (1809) and yards per game (106.4).

Justin Jefferson achieved a remarkable feat in NFL history. Which become the fifth player ever to surpass 1,000 yards in each of his first four seasons. He joins the esteemed company of Michael Thomas, Mike Evans, A.J. Green and Randy Moss in this accomplishment.


We absolutely thrilled to have Justin signed and I want to extend my gratitude to him, his family, his agents and our team members. Which is particularly Rob Brzezinski and Emily Badis and the Wilf family for their crucial roles in finalize this monumental contract. Which stated Adofo Mensah the Vikings general manager in a statement.

Brzezinski holds the position of executive vice president of football operations for the team. While Badis serves as the manager of football administration. Mark Wilf is the chairman and co owner of the Vikings.

Since my arrival in Minnesota, Justin consistently proven himself to be one of the NFL’s top players both on and off the field. We thrilled to have him as a key part of our team for many years to come said Adofo Mensah. He truly embodies our team’s culture with his joyful commitment to our processes and goals. We could not happier for Justin and his family.

Last season, the Minnesota football team ended with a record of 7 wins and 10 losses, place them third in their division the NFC North. They did not do as well as they hoped partly because some key players got hurt.


Justin Jefferson one of their top players could not play for a big part of the season due to injuries. Also their experience quarterback, Kirk Cousins, got a serious injury to his Achilles tendon in Week 8, which ended his season early.

After that tough season Kirk Cousins decided to join the Atlanta Falcons team. Meanwhile the Minnesota Vikings had an opportunity to add new talent during the 2024 NFL draft. They chose a young quarterback J.J. McCarthy from the University of Michigan in the first round.

So, this decision reflects their plan to strengthen their team and improve their performance for the upcoming season.