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Vikings had no business giving a 30 year old wide out an end around. I think it revealed something about Jefferson. The kid is absolutely legit. You have to keep Adam happy but the truth is, Jefferson is probably far more gifted and talented a receiver. When teams start going out of their way to maufacture touches for the veteran receiver, you know the kid is pushing the issue. Not saying Thielen is done, but he is no longer the most talented wideout on the team. The only thing standing in the way of a HUGE season is Thielen's longevity. They will do what they can to keep the vet happy so expect lots of forced targets. But I can't help but believe it feels different throwing it up to JJ. 

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6 hours ago, Fantasy Gooroo said:

Vikings had no business giving a 30 year old wide out an end around. I think it revealed something about Jefferson. The kid is absolutely legit. You have to keep Adam happy but the truth is, Jefferson is probably far more gifted and talented a receiver. When teams start going out of their way to maufacture touches for the veteran receiver, you know the kid is pushing the issue. Not saying Thielen is done, but he is no longer the most talented wideout on the team. The only thing standing in the way of a HUGE season is Thielen's longevity. They will do what they can to keep the vet happy so expect lots of forced targets. But I can't help but believe it feels different throwing it up to JJ. 

haha I didn't see that. Interesting to note for sure tho. 

Honestly, I'd prefer that Thielen stays healthy and dangerous. If Thielen goes down who's even a threat from MIN? It'd just be CB1s and double teams all year for our boy JJ if Thielen goes down, so here's to Adam having a long, healthy, decoy-like season hahaa

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5 hours ago, JAG_challam said:

Cannot wait to watch him against the SEA secondary...

It's an enticing matchup for sure. I wonder how many people out there will be starting Jefferson for the first time. He doesn't have a big sample size but his talent jumps off the film 

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On 10/6/2020 at 1:44 PM, Fantasy Gooroo said:

Vikings had no business giving a 30 year old wide out an end around. I think it revealed something about Jefferson. The kid is absolutely legit. You have to keep Adam happy but the truth is, Jefferson is probably far more gifted and talented a receiver. When teams start going out of their way to maufacture touches for the veteran receiver, you know the kid is pushing the issue. Not saying Thielen is done, but he is no longer the most talented wideout on the team. The only thing standing in the way of a HUGE season is Thielen's longevity. They will do what they can to keep the vet happy so expect lots of forced targets. But I can't help but believe it feels different throwing it up to JJ. 

You’re the same guy who said Julio was getting traded right? 

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9 hours ago, battle2heaven said:

 

He's been on the outside the majority of his snaps.

 

Yeah, he came in as a slot 'specialist' .. maybe not specialist but that's what he did, and it fit his game. Super solid route running, not necessarily super athletic or flashy, not consistent separater, but knew how to get open enough to get the ball and rarely dropped it. And now here he is burning people and catching contested deep balls. Averaging like 20 YPR or something. You gotta love it. If he can do THAT and what he demonstrated mastery of at LSU, the sky is the limit. He's a buy high IMO.

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7 hours ago, BallinOnnaBudget said:

It's an enticing matchup for sure. I wonder how many people out there will be starting Jefferson for the first time. He doesn't have a big sample size but his talent jumps off the film 

Starting him for the first time. Hoping we strike gold here like some of us did with JRob. 

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52 minutes ago, theantishere said:

Starting him for the first time. Hoping we strike gold here like some of us did with JRob. 

Same. And same. I'm going with Jefferson over both Lamb and Boyd this week because I just cannot leave this matchup on my bench after what he did the last 2 weeks.

Hoping for something in the 6/130/1 neighborhood.

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4 hours ago, theantishere said:

Starting him for the first time. Hoping we strike gold here like some of us did with JRob. 

Mannn JRob is the truth and likely the best FF pick of 2020. If JJ can be the same for WRs, he can take his owners to the promised land. Let's goooo

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1 hour ago, BallinOnnaBudget said:

Mannn JRob is the truth and likely the best FF pick of 2020. If JJ can be the same for WRs, he can take his owners to the promised land. Let's goooo

Totally hoping for the same. Im playing Jefferson over Mixon and Woods this week. Please take us to there!!!

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Have to believe Cousins is feeling A LOT more confident knowing he has two EXCELLENT options at wide receiver. One of those options doesn't require perfect ball placement either. The other is a master at getting open. Win win. 

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