Wallace caught his lone target Sunday for 10 yards in a loss to Seattle. Wallace's first year in Minnesota finished with a thud Sunday as he was held to one catch for the fourth time this season. In fairness, Sunday's game took place in brutally cold conditions, meaning that it was unlikely for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to be taking deep shots all afternoon against Seattle's secondary. However, the fact remains that Wallace caught just 40 of his 73 total targets this season with the Vikings, a catch rate of just 55 percent. Wallace hadn't been targeted under 100 times in a season since he was a rookie, when he still outproduced his 2015 campaign with 39 catches on 72 targets (all regular season) for 756 yards and six touchdowns. Barring a major change to Minnesota's offensive philosophy, Wallace will likely continue to be a misused entity in the Vikings' system.
Wallace had two receptions for 11 yards, but was targeted six times in Sunday's win over the Giants. Wallace had his most targets in seven games, but he didn't do much as Minnesota didn't need to throw the ball very often after getting a large early lead. Wallace has been a bit player in Minnesota's offense with only three games of more than three receptions, and none in the last nine games.
Wallace had three reception for 37 yards on three targets in Sunday's win over Chicago. Despite Teddy Bridgewater throwing for four touchdowns, Wallace yet again wasn't a big part of the passing game. Wallace hasn't had more than three receptions in his last eight games.
Wallace caught three passes for 42 yards and a touchdown on five targets in Thursday's 23-20 loss to the Cardinals. Wallace recorded five targets for the first time since Week 9 and caught three passes for the first time since Week 7. He was left wide open for his second touchdown of the season, but his lack of volume will make it tough to score a third.
Wallace caught two passes off of three targets for 43 yards in Sunday's loss to Seattle. Sunday's performance snapped a five-game streak during which Wallace caught one or zero passes. Wallace has been on a down slope through much of this season with Stefon Diggs and Kyle Rudolph taking the lead in a passing offense that hovers just above worst in the league. Wallace has led the Vikings in targets just once since Week 5 and should not be considered a fantasy factor.
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