Valdes-Scantling caught two passes for 19 yards in Sunday's victory over the Falcons.
It was another quiet day on the score sheet for Valdes-Scantling, who has totaled just 93 receiving yards over five games since topping the century mark in Week 9. Not helping his case was a notable drop in playing time, as he was on the field for just 46 percent of the Packers' plays, by far his lowest mark since Week 3. Valdes-Scantling had fantasy utility for a while earlier this season, but his value has steadily declined, and those still setting lineups in Week 15 have little reason not to look in a different direction, particularly with the Packers facing the stingy Bears defense.
Valdes-Scantling caught two passes for 19 yards and had two carries for 29 yards in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.
The rushing yardage boosted Valdes-Scantling's overall production, but he still finished with fewer than 20 receiving yards for the third straight week. Changes could be coming in the Packers' offense in the wake of the firing of head coach Mike McCarthy, but Valdes-Scantling's recent output, coupled with the return of fellow receiver Randall Cobb, makes him tough to trust in Week 14.
Valdes-Scantling caught one of two targets for three yards in Sunday's 24-17 loss to the Vikings.
After recording seven receptions of 20-plus yards and three gains of more than 40 yards during a five-game stretch, Valdes-Scantling has fallen off the radar the last three weeks. Despite injuries to Randall Cobb (hamstring) and Geronimo Allison (groin) continuing to open up a prominent role in the offense, the rookie has only hauled in eight of 12 targets for 55 yards over the past three weeks, including only one reception apiece in the most recent two contests. He could be at risk of losing some snaps to Cobb and/or fellow first-year wideout Equanimeous St. Brown (three receptions for 53 yards in Week 12) in future games.
Considering Randall Cobb missed the contest with a hamstring injury, MVS' final line was considerably disappointing. That includes the target share, which ranked ahead of only Robert Tonyan, Lance Kendricks and Jimmy Graham, the latter which exited the game for good in the first half. Valdes-Scantling had been emerging in the offense over the prior five contests, so Thursday's downturn could simply be a one-game outlier. He'll look to bounce back in a key divisional battle versus the Vikings in Week 12, but with 10 days before that contest, it's also possible Cobb is ready to return by that point.
Valdes-Scantling caught six of seven targets for 44 yards during Sunday's 21-12 win over the Dolphins.
Valdes-Scantling led the team in receptions while finishing tied with Davante Adams for the most targets. His long gain went for just 11 yards, however, and he finished with an underwhelming average of 7.3 yards per catch. Only three other targets went to wide receivers on the day as Randall Cobb was sidelined, so it's a shame Valdes-Scantling didn't do more with his featured role. There is still plenty to like about a wideout who has the attention of Aaron Rodgers each week, and he'll look to bounce back Thursday against the Seahawks.
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