LSU’s Jefferson, Lewis named starters on PFF’s 2020 NFL All-Rookie Team; 1 Saints player also on squad

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LSU’s Jefferson, Lewis named starters on PFF’s 2020 NFL All-Rookie Team; 1 Saints player also on squad
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson runs up field during the second half of an NFL football game against the Detroit Lions, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Minneapolis. (Source: Bruce Kluckhohn)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Former LSU wide receiver Justin Jefferson and guard Damien Lewis have been named starters on PFF’s 2020 NFL All-Rookie Team.

Jefferson, who plays for the Minnesota Vikings, set a new NFL record for receiving yards by a rookie. He finished the season with 1,400. He also holds the record for most receptions by a Vikings rookie receiver with 88 and the franchise record for most 100-yard receiving games by a rookie with seven. Jefferson scored seven touchdowns this season.

Lewis, who plays for the Seattle Seahawks, started the entire regular season. PFF gave him an 81.5 run-blocking grade.

Saints tight end Adam Trautman had the highest grade in his group (79.2), according to PFF. He caught 15 passes for 171 yards and one touchdown.

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