Justin Jefferson shrugs off fantasy owners who want him to return from injury: 'I DONT CARE'
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Justin Jefferson's return is taking a little bit longer than fantasy football players anticipated, and they are not happy about it.
The Minnesota Vikings wide receiver has been out since October with a hamstring injury he suffered in Week 5.
The reigning Offensive Player of the Year was placed on injured reserve with the injury, which forced him to miss the team's next four games.
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Justin Jefferson #18 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on after the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at U.S. Bank Stadium on September 24, 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)
However, he's now missed six games, even though he was a candidate to return in each of the previous two contests.
So, as fantasy football playoffs are around the corner, and the first pick in most of those drafts still remains out, Jefferson's social media mentions have not been kind to him.
Jefferson decided to answer back at all of them at once on X, formerly Twitter.
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"My health is wayyyy more important than you winning your fantasy games," he posted Tuesday morning.
"It doesn’t matter how many times y’all flood my dms talking about me selling your team. I DONT CARE," he added with a laughing emoji.
Justin Jefferson #18 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on prior to the start of the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 08, 2023 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (David Berding/Getty Images)
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