Vikings rookie Jordan Addison was caught by police early Thursday morning after driving 140 mph in a 55 mph zone in his Lamborghini Urus.
The wide receiver was traveling east on Interstate-94 near Dale Street in St. Paul around 3 a.m. when Minnesota State Patrol officers spotted him driving well over the speed limit.
The constable proceeded to make a traffic stop on Wideout’s Lamborghini, and he issued the 21-year-old a ticket for speeding and rash driving.
According to an incident report, the investigation is still ongoing.
“We are aware of last night’s traffic incident involving Jordan Addison and are gathering additional information,” the Vikings said. said in a statement, According to NFL reporter Ian Rapoport.
The Vikings rookies are set to report to training camp on Sunday, two days later with veteran players scheduled for first on-field assignments on Wednesday, and it’s unclear whether this legal issue could potentially impact Addison’s attendance.
The former USC wideout was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings with no. 23rd pick in the 2023 NFL Draft – the fourth receiver off the board.
Addison began his collegiate career playing two seasons at Pittsburgh, where he was a consensus All-American in 2021, before transferring to USC for his final season.
Throughout his collegiate career, the receiver had 219 receptions for 3,134 yards, averaging 14.3 yards per catch, and 29 touchdowns over three years.
The rookie is projected to start in place of longtime Vikings receiver Adam Thilen, who recently left for the Carolina Panthers.
Along with All-Pro receivers Justin Jefferson and KJ Osborne, Addison appeared to be a key part of a Minnesota team that, despite being in the top-10 a season ago with a 13-4 record, failed to advance past the wild-card round and lost 31-24 to the Giants.