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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
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Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
 
 
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  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 at DAL at CHI
Week 2 vs. BUF vs. MIN
Week 3 at TB vs. DEN
Week 4 vs. WAS vs. PHI
Week 5 vs. MIN at DAL
Week 6 at NE vs. DET
Week 7 vs. ARI vs. OAK
Week 8 at DET at KC
Week 9 vs. DAL at LAC
Week 10 at NYJ vs. CAR
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at CHI at SF
Week 13 vs. GB at NYG
Week 14 at PHI vs. WAS
Week 15 vs. MIA vs. CHI
Week 16 at WAS at MIN
Week 17 vs. PHI at DET
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
Receiving
   
Receptions63.549.1
Rec Yards839.6677.7
Rec TDs4.94.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts2.11.8
Rush Yards12.510.5
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points114.394.4
   
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
2018 Points 
Week 14.80.0
Week 22.40.3
Week 314.00.0
Week 415.73.8
Week 57.512.8
Week 63.710.3
Week 716.7
Week 83.410.5
Week 910.1
Week 109.64.4
Week 112.20.8
Week 123.70.3
Week 132.84.8
Week 147.71.9
Week 153.71.2
Week 1611.07.5
Week 177.64.3
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
2018 Targets 
Week 170
Week 251
Week 371
Week 4103
Week 5710
Week 676
Week 78
Week 885
Week 96
Week 1037
Week 1123
Week 1262
Week 1367
Week 1462
Week 1592
Week 1679
Week 1798
  Sterling ShepardS. Shepard
WR - NYG
Sterling Shepard
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingM. Valdes-Scantling
WR - GB
Marquez Valdes-Scantling
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
There are many excited for Shepard's potential with Odell Beckham Jr. off to Cleveland. While his target potential has definitely improved, his role must now change, especially with Golden Tate being signed to seemingly take over the slot role that Shepard has occupied for the last few seasons. When playing on the perimeter, Shepard has seen 62 targets over the last two years and hasn't scored a touchdown. If you're drafting him, it's due to his increase in volume, because his efficiency will take a hit. You also need to know that he suffered a broken thumb during the first few days of training camp and is unlikely to play at all in the preseason. They're expecting him to be ready for Week 1, but it's something to monitor.Despite seeing just five targets in the first four games of the season, Valdes-Scantling finished his rookie season with a solid 581 yards and two touchdowns. He moved into the slot role when Randall Cobb was out of the lineup, which gives him a leg-up on the competition, as Geronimo Allison is likely starting on the perimeter, which means Equanimeous St. Brown would be the odd man out from last year. If Valdes-Scantling can earn more of Aaron Rodgers' trust, he could vault up into the WR3/4 conversation
Brandon Funston
The Athletic
He's beaten his current ADP in both of his full seasons, and that was playing 2nd fiddle to OBJ - Shepard is one of the better draft values going at WR 
Michael Petropoulos
BRoto Fantasy
Should be Eli's de facto #1 making him a weekly WR3/flex option. WIll be much more valuable in ppr leagues. 
Sean Koerner
The Action Network
 Rodgers was praising him yesterday at camp
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Most seem to be expecting Shepard to take a major step forward with Odell gone, and while that scenario is possible, it seems more likely that Tate, Engram and Barkley will prevent Shepard from realizing his upside as a target-hog WR2. Rather, expect south of 1,000 yards with just a handful of touchdowns once again.With Allison starting in the slot, that means MVS will likely see the majority of two 2-WR set snaps on the outside opposite of Adams. He is an exceptional athlete who could take off with consistent targets from one of the all-time great QBs.
Nick Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
Shepard is a sneaky late round pick this season. With Odell gone Shepard assumes the role of top target in the offense. Obviously, it's not a good offense, but he's going to approach 1,000 receiving yards, and we saw them use him in the red zone when Odell went down last season. On the season he ranked just behind Odell in red zone targets, and he was their most targeted receiver in that area after Odell went down. A 1,000/8 season is well within his range of outcomes, which means he's being under valued in drafts.Adams will be the starting outside WR, although he did also play in the slot on about 18% of his snaps. Allison isn't a slot receiver. He only lined up in the slot on 12% of plays last season and he was by far their worst slot receiver on a per play basis. So while there are reports that he's been playing in the slot, training camp hasn't started yet, so I'd take it with a grain of salt. But let's just say Allison does shift into the slot. That would be fine for MVS because he can play the inside and the outside. The only other competition for targets is Equanimeous St. Brown and Jake Kumerow. Rodgers loves Kumerow…but he only played in the slot on 5% of snaps last season…and he's too far back on the depth chart for outside WR to get meaningful snaps without an injury to someone. As for Equanimeous St. Brown…he's just not all that good. This is how I expect this passing offense to operate. Adams and MVS will play nearly every down. When they go with 3 WR's, they're going to play matchups. They'll move around Adams to exploit the opponent's weakest areas and they'll use MVS as a do it all second option. He'll stretch the defense on some plays, he'll be used on drags/screens/slants…really in any way that he can utilize his incredible height adjusted speed. Remember, this is a guy with a great agility score, a great SPARQ-x score and a 97th percentile height adjusted speed score. MVS has an incredible amount of upside as a likely every down starter, playing with Aaron Rodgers.
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