Kid Gets Justin Jefferson to Confirm He’s Playing vs Bengals

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Until Tuesday night it was unknown exactly when Justin Jefferson would return from the chest injury that landed him in a Las Vegas hospital on Sunday evening. But that changed at a Minnesota Vikings charity event when JJ was asked by a kid, maybe 8-10 years old, if he was going to play Saturday vs the Cincinnati Bengals.

Jefferson answered immediately: “yessir”.

Young King Scoops: Justin Jefferson in Saturday vs Bengals

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And just like that, all of the local insiders were scooped by an 8 year old. Who knows, the kid might have a future as a scoop artist. What a young king. You know that kid feels on top of the world tonight. I mean, look at that strut…

Jefferson will be back in the Vikings starting lineup but he will catch passes from his 3rd Vikings quarterback of the season, after Nick Mullens was named starter earlier on Tuesday.

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