Vikings Officially Rule Justin Jefferson Out vs Bears

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The Minnesota Vikings have officially listed Justin Jefferson as out for Monday Night Football game against the Chicago Bears.

Justin Jefferson officially ruled out vs Bears

Jefferson has been a limited participant in practice and Kevin O’Connell tried to keep the door open to him playing all week. But as expected, the Vikings will rest him one more week, then get the bye week for extra time, before he gets back on the field in week 14.

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Tonight’s game vs the Bears starts at 7:15. A win will pull them well within reach of winning the division and further supplant them as a cinch playoff team. Can Josh Dobbs bring the magic for one more week without JJ? Can Brian Flores continue to push the Vikings defense forward? We’re just hours from finding out.

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