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Week 3 vs. CAR
Receiving: 3 / 35 / 0 on 6 targets
Wade started in the place of injured Sidney Rice and led all wide receivers in targets with six. All three of his receptions resulted in Minnesota first downs.
Week 4 vs. TEN
Receiving: 7 / 75 / 0 on 7 targets
With fellow wide receiver, and former starter, Sidney Rice still nursing an ailing knee, Wade received the start and took advantage of the opportunity as he hauled in all seven of his targets in the active Vikings passing game, six of them in the second half. While he was initially used to run shorter routes, as the game progressed and the Vikings continued to trail, Wade was sent downfield and hauled in two consecutive completions in the fourth quarter of 15 and 23 yards respectively. Wade was effective enough that Rice, who saw only two targets even though he was active for the game.
Week 5 vs. NO
Receiving: 8 / 64 / 0 on 11 targets
Wade saw a ton of targets, most coming in the second half. He is basically responsible for getting Frerotte into a rhythm, catching eight of the 11 balls thrown his way.
Week 6 vs. DET
Receiving: 4 / 71 / 0 on 6 targets
Wade was used mostly on shorter routes, and a couple of intermediate routes. He ran them precisely, getting open and showing good ability to run in the open field.
Week 7 vs. CHI
Receiving: 5 / 60 / 0 on 8 targets
Wade caught five of his eight targets for 60 yards. His key catch of the afternoon came on a fourth and 14 play where he got open down the sideline and caught a pass for a 19 yard gain.
Week 9 vs. HOU
Receiving: 3 / 16 / 0 on 4 targets
Bobby Wade was used again in some short receptions. There were only eighteen passing attempts total. There just wasn't a lot more Wade could do.
Week 10 vs. GB
Receiving: 3 / 24 / 0 on 9 targets
Bobby Wade was the most targeted by he also had the most drops today. He seemed to catch Visanthe Shiancoe's bug today and made some crucial drops. He only caught three balls and should have easily had twice as many. He did have one nice catch that he had to reach up to get.
Week 11 vs. TB
Receiving: 2 / 12 / 1 on 4 targets
Wade was targeted five times and finished with two receptions for 12 yards, including a four yard touchdown reception on a third and goal play.
Week 13 vs. CHI
Receiving: 1 / 15 / 0 on 3 targets
WR Bobby Wade was targeted once in the end zone but the pas fell incomplete.
Week 14 vs. DET
Receiving: 2 / 19 / 0 on 3 targets
Wade caught just two passes, both of them fairly short looks. But the second reception came on a critical third down and four as Minnesota was trying to run time off the clock. Wade showed exceptional hands in reaching out in front of him to haul in a very tough catch and extend the drive. Had he not made the play, the Lions would have gotten the ball back with just under four minutes left in the fourth quarter, down by just one. As it stands, Detroit didn't get the ball back until 27 seconds remained in the contest following a tack-on field goal by the Vikings.
Week 15 vs. ARI
Receiving: 2 / 67 / 1 on 3 targets
Wade was the Vikings' leading receiver and scored on a crucial 59 yard touchdown catch to end a Cardinals comeback in the second half.
Week 16 vs. ATL
Receiving: 5 / 38 / 0 on 7 targets
Bobby Wade made some very good catches in traffic today. He was used many times on possession receptions. All of his targets were on short routes and his yards were minimal.
Week 17 vs. NYG
Receiving: 4 / 98 / 0 on 6 targets
Bobby Wade had his most impressive performance of the year. He was targeted twice deep. He took a short pass for over ten yards making moves and breaking a tackle. He also fought hard for the ball and made a great catch at the sideline.
Week 18 vs. PHI
Receiving: 3 / 24 / 0 on 7 targets
Wade finished with just three receptions for 24 yards but was targeted seven times.