While Valdes-Scantling hasn’t exactly caught balls at a large volume (22 in nine games), he does lead the NFL averaging 21 yards per reception according to ESPN. That number went up after his 78-yard catch-and-run in the second quarter on Sunday, his third touchdown in the last two games.
Here are the top five WRs in the NFL in average top speed (sum of max speed reached while carrying the ball divided by touches, minimum of 10)— Matt Schneidman (@mattschneidman) November 16, 2020
1. Allen Lazard: 16.95 mph
2. Marquez Valdes-Scantling: 16.88
3. Jalen Guyton: 16.64
4. Nelson Agholor: 16.53
5. Henry Ruggs III: 16.37