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Rams’ Van Jefferson Welcomes Baby After Wife Went into Labor at the Super Bowl

Now this is a touchdown.

Instead of celebrating his first Super Bowl win with his teammates, Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Van Jefferson sprinted out of SoFi Stadium and straight to a nearby hospital to be by his wife Samaria‘s side as she gave birth to a baby boy.

Taking to Instagram, he shared an adorable photo of himself holding the newborn—they’ve yet to pick out a name—with the caption, “X2!!!!!”

It wasn’t exactly how the high school sweethearts (already parents to daughter Bella, 5) thought the day would go. At 40 weeks pregnant, Samaria told The Athletic she was “definitely feeling the pressure and the pain” ahead of the game. “Nerves for Van, nerves for our family—but it’s okay.” Though determined to be there to watch him play in person, she ultimately went into labor during the game and was rushed out of the arena on

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Vikings’ Justin Jefferson Has Strong Message on Week 11 vs. Packers


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Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson described his excitement for his first true Vikings-Packers border battle.

Playing his rookie year in an empty U.S. Bank Stadium due to the pandemic, Minnesota Vikings receiver Justin Jefferson has yet to experience the energy on hand for the team’s border battles with the Green Bay Packers.

Approaching Sunday’s first meeting with the NFC North-leading Packers, Jefferson spoke on his excitement surrounding his first Vikings-Packers game in a full stadium while backing his big-game readiness.

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‘These Types of Games I Live For’

In a press conference on Thursday, Jefferson described the Vikings’ energy over the week approaching their first matchup with the Packers.

“You can feel the energy around here when we play the Packers,” Jefferson said in a Nov. 18 press conference

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