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Marquez Valdes-Scantling Week 8 Outlook - Vikings at Packers

By Mike Tagliere (FantasyPros), Thu, Oct 29th 2020, 8:46am EDT

He's been targeted deep 14 times this year, which ranks as the third-highest mark in the league. Why haven't his numbers been bigger then? Well, he's caught just three of them. Despite lacking other options in the offense, his targets and performance have slowly been declining. He's still seen at least four targets in every game, so there's always a chance he blows up with Rodgers. It also doesn't hurt that he's playing against the Vikings team who he had his best performance of the season against back in Week 1 when he totaled 4/96/1 on six targets. Cameron Dantzler is the cornerback he'll see much of the time in coverage, a rookie who's allowed 316 yards and four touchdowns on just 37 targets in coverage. The Vikings have allowed a total of 11 receivers to hit double-digit PPR days, so Valdes-Scantling is someone you can consider playing as a boom-or-bust WR5 if you're looking for a ceiling.