Justin Jefferson racks up record number of 100-, 150-yard games in first three seasons

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Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson had the catch of his life on Sunday, a one-handed hook in traffic at No. 4 and 18. He also amassed 193 receiving yards.

According to the league, it was Jefferson’s 20th career 100-yard game. He now owns the record for most such efforts in the first three years of a player’s career.

The two players at 19 were Randy Moss and Odell Beckham, who had 19 each.

Jefferson also passed Moss and Lance Alworth for most 150-yard games in the first three years of his career. Jefferson has seven; Moss and Alworth have six.

And Jefferson has eight games left.

there is more Jefferson now has 4,076 yards in 42 games, matching Beckham and Alworth’s 4,000 fastest.

Despite a tradition of great receivers, from John Gilliam to Sammy White to Ahmad Rashad to Anthony Carter to Cris Carter to Randy Moss to Percy Harvin to Stefon Diggs, Jefferson delivered a performance for the ages that rivals, if not, everyone else even surpasses achieved.