College: South Florida | 2 years
Height: 6'4" | Weight: 206 lbs
Birth Date: 10/10/1994
Depth Chart: WR2.1
2019 Bye Week: 11
Probable - Shoulder
Total Pts: 0.00
Avg Pts: 0.00
Rank: 0 WR
Valdes-Scantling had a productive rookie year, including two 100-yard games. He had six games with three or more receptions, finishing with 38 catches for 581 yards and two touch-downs. He has a chance to be a big factor from day one this year. competing for the starting job opposite Davante Adams. Valdes-Scantling has great size for the position and uses it well to make big plays down the field. He can get pushed around some and can struggle against press coverage. He has top speed, though, and can get by defenders in a hurry.
FANTASY OUTLOOK: Valdes-Scantling has some potential in a pass-first offense, especially if he grabs a starting job. He is worth a late-round look for fantasy teams. If all goes well, he could get 60 or 65 receptions for 900 yards and six or so touchdowns.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has a great opportunity this season to be fantasy relevant- as long as he gets the opportunity expected. Valdes-Scantling was part of the Green Bay offense that stalled last season, but he was able to show flashes of excellence last season. Ultimately he finished the season with 38 receptions for 581 yards and two touchdowns in 14 games. However, the vast majority of that production came in the span of Weeks 5 to 8. During that stretch, he was caught 15 receptions for 317 yards, as well as the touchdowns he scored on the season. This season, there is an expectation that the offense will take a step forward and Aaron Rodgers will be looking for a second option to target, opposite elite receiver Davante Adams. Randall Cobb has left a number of targets after he left at the start of the season, if Valdes-Scantling can continue to impress and be given increased opportunity he could be a steal in the mid-rounds of fantasy drafts.
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling had a quiet outing in the victory over the Minnesota Vikings. Valdes-Scantling caught three of his six targets for 19 yards. The Packers offense looked improved, but the receiver struggled to get open in the game. The secondary option in the Packers offense looked to be sewn up after Geronimo Allison didn't receive a single target in the matchup against the Bears. However, after this week the battle could still be open. While Valdes-Scantling will continue to have appeal to fantasy owners, his usage needs to be monitored moving forward.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 13, and is not on the injury report for Week 2.
Fantasy Spin: Valdes-Scantling led the team with 52 yards last week and received the second most targets in the game. He should receive a similar amount of targets in Week 2 and can be a No. 3 receiver or flex option in fantasy leagues.
Green Bay Packers LB Oren Burks (chest) was unable to practice all week and has been ruled out for Week 2 versus the Minnesota Vikings. WR Darrius Shepherd (hamstring) was upgraded to limited participation Friday, Sept. 13, but has also been ruled out. OT David Bakhtiari (back) and CB Ka'dar Hollman (neck) were also limited in practice Friday but are listed as questionable. TE Jimmy Graham (finger) was limited in practice as well but has been removed from the injury report. OT Bryan Bulaga (rest), CB Josh Jackson (Achilles), CB Kevin King (hamstring, chest), C Corey Linsley (elbow), OG Cole Madison (ankle), LB Blake Martinez (shoulder), S Will Redmond (ankle), WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (shoulder), RB Jamaal Williams (shoulder), CB Tramon Williams (rest) and CB Jaire Alexander (knee) fully participated in practice Friday and no longer appear on the injury report.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 12.
Fantasy Spin: It was tough to get a true read of QB Aaron Rodgers' pecking order in Week 1 as the passing game was largely shut down by the Chicago Bears. MVS still caught four of six targets for 52 yards and should be kept as a depth option until other leaders emerge behind Devante Adams.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has flex appeal in the coming matchup against the Minnesota Vikings. The whole of the offense struggled in the opening matchup against the Chicago Bears, but Valdes-Scantling was able to impress on some deep-ball catches. The Vikings, however, have the ability to keep pace with the second-year receiver, which could limit his opportunity. If the offense continues to struggle against the Vikings, then Valdes-Scantling will struggle to have a productive fantasy performance this week. Fantasy owners should only have him in their lineup if there aren't other reliable flex options to call upon.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 11.
Fantasy Spin: Valdes-Scantling was targeted six times in Week 1 and finished with 52 yards. He will continue to be one of the starting receivers for the Packers and can be a No. 3 receiver or flex option in fantasy leagues.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling flashed in the opening matchup against the Chicago Bears. Valdes-Scantling finished the game with four receptions for 52 yards, including an impressive 47-yard catch. The athletic receiver was only bettered in targets by elite receiving option Davante Adams. However, it's worth noting that he equaled targets with tight end, Jimmy Graham. The Bears have one of the better units in the league, but there are early signs that the team are looking to get the receiver involved in the offense
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (cramps) caught four of his six targets for a team-high 52 yards in a 10-3 win over the Chicago Bears Thursday, Sept. 5.
Fantasy Spin: Valdes-Scantling was having a solid night before leaving with cramps, and he appeared to be the clear No. 2 option across from Davante Adams. He could be headed for a WR3 campaign.
Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (cramps) is questionable to return against the Chicago Bears Thursday, Sept. 5, after suffering cramps.
Fantasy Spin: The bad news for his fantasy owners is that Valdes-Scantling could be finished for the night, but on the plus side, he isn't dealing with a long-term injury.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling (undisclosed) exited and went to the locker room against the Chicago Bears Thursday, Sept. 5.
Fantasy Spin: Valdes-Scantling had four grabs before leaving the game and appeared to be the No. 2 option for Aaron Rodgers. If he ends up missing time, Geronimo Allison would likely see a big bump in targets.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling is a flex option for the opening matchup against the Chicago Bears. Valdes-Scantling has impressed throughout the preseason process with his athletic ability, which could cause the secondary of the Bears problems in the matchup. The Packers offense ability is yet to be seen truly, with a number of the starters of the team being unable to play in preseason. However, it's likely that the Packers lead receiver Davante Adams is going to be given the vast majority of targets in the encounter.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling missed the preseason encounter against the Oakland Raiders, due to issues with the field. Valdes-Scantling was one of a number of starters who sat on the sidelines. Valdes-Scantling has had a limited opportunity in the new offense in the preseason, but given his talent fantasy owners shouldn't be too concerned. Valdes-Scantling has established himself as one of the starting trio of receivers for Packers this season. If the Packers offense takes a step forward from last season, then the receiver could be a great option in the middle rounds.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has built on his impressive performances in practice with a great catch and run. Valdes-Scantling broke the coverage from the defense to get wide open, before catching a deep pass from Deshone Kizer for a 60-yard touchdown. The receiver has been impressive throughout camp, showcasing the physical attributes that led to the Packers selecting him last season. Valdes-Scantling is thought to be the second option behind Davante Adams and represents fantastic value for fantasy owners in the mid-rounds.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has been finding it tough to make an impact in the preseason. However, the stories coming out of training camp mean that fantasy owners shouldn't be too worried about that. Valdes-Scantling has been touted as the second option in the Packers offense, behind Davante Adams. The Packers offense is thought to be on the up under Matt LaFleur's leadership, and so there should be plenty of opportunities to be fantasy relevant. In the mid-rounds, Valdes-Scantling is a great value for fantasy owners.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling continues to impress in practice. Valdes-Scantling has the subject of a lot of offseason buzz, due to the opportunity in the offense behind lead receiver Davante Adams. Valdes-Scantling has taken the opportunity, and in practice recently has developed his rapport with quarterback Aaron Rodgers, catching a fade pass from the signal-caller for a 33-yard touchdown. With Valdes-Scantlings athletic profile, if the opportunity followed then he has a great chance at a breakout season and a great mid-round selection
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has been looking good in training camp. In a recent interview quarterback, Aaron Rodgers talked up the improvement that the wide receiver has shown in early practices. Valdes-Scantling has been looked upon recently as the number two receiver for the Packers, as he has been the player out with elite Davante Adams on two-receiver sets. However, it should be noted that the Packers generally do run their offense with three wide receivers- so there is still plenty of value for fellow receiver Geronimo Allison for fantasy owners. Given their late ADPs, it could be a viable strategy to take both players and see who is being given the opportunity in the regular season.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling has 'really jumped out' since spring practices, according to QB Aaron Rodgers. 'There's a big difference between a guy who can time fast and play fast. And playing fast is where the confidence comes,' Rodgers told James Jones of NFL Network.
Fantasy Spin: Praise for the receiving corps has been flowing out of Green Bay camp most of the spring and summer, although it is always a bit more notable when it's coming from the quarterback. Valdes-Scantling seemed to get ignored by Rodgers late in the season after making an impact following the season-ending injury to Geronimo Allison, so it's definitely a good sign the second-year wideout is making strides in Rodgers' eyes. There is potential WR3 upside with Valdes-Scantling in 2019.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling appeared on NFL's Good Morning Football show and commented on what it was like to play with Aaron Rodgers. Valdes-Scantling said that Rodgers looks for players to play well, and be consistent. While that isn't surprising the buzz around Valdes-Scantling is being given the opportunity to vastly improve on his 38 receptions, 581 yards and two touchdown season. Valdes-Scantling is currently being drafted in the later rounds, and as such if Rodgers is able to rebound from his poor season last year the receiver will give fantasy owners tremendous value.
Green Bay Packers WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling said he has been working out with retired WR Randy Moss four days a week to prepare of the upcoming season.
Fantasy Spin: Valdes-Scantling is in the mix to to be the No. 2 receiver in Green Bay, and if he ends up starting across from Davante Adams, he will immediately become a WR4 with upside.
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling has been impressing the coaching staff, and quarterback Aaron Rodgers this offseason. According to reports he has picked up the new system being installed by head coach Matt LaFleur. The Packers have their lead receiver in Davante Adams, however, the team needs to find their number two option at the position. Geronimo Allison was impressive in parts last season but Valdes-Scantling was equally impressive. Valdes-Scantling finished the season with 38 receptions for 581 yards and two touchdowns, with the majority of that production coming in just four games. It bodes well for Valdes-Scantling production this season that he has impressed Rodgers this season, but it remains to be seen if he will be more consistent this season for fantasy owners.