Minnesota Vikings All-Pro wide receiver Justin Jefferson is joining an elite club. The Vikings star was the recipient of the Play of the Year at the ESPY’s this past week along with being the reigning 2022 NFL Offensive Player of the Year.
Now the 24-year-old wideout is joining elite company as a member of the 99 Club on Madden 24. Receiving a 99 overall in the Madden video game is the highest honor an NFL player can earn as it cements them among the sports greatest athletes.
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In three NFL seasons for Minnesota, Jefferson has racked up 476 receptions for 4,825 yards and 25 touchdowns. He set career highs while also leading the league in receptions (128) and yards (1,809) in 2022.
Jefferson is now the highest rated Vikings wide receiver ever in the popular video game. He surpassed Hall of Famer Randy Moss who received a 98 rating in multiple past versions of Madden.
The Minnesota Vikings will begin Training Camp on Saturday, July 29 at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center in Eagan, Minn. Jefferson and the Vikings will open the 2023 regular season on Sunday, September 10 at U.S. Bank Stadium hosting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.