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Inside the Marquez Valdes-Scantling deal

With Davante Adams heading to the Raiders and Marquez Valdes-Scantling reportedly signing with the Chiefs, Mike Florio and Peter King weigh in on how the Packers will fill the void at WR.

Regardless of whether the Packers should or shouldn’t have kept receiver Davante Adams, they blew it by not re-signing Marquez Valdes-Scantling before the departure of Adams gave MVS more leverage.

Then, the Chiefs traded receiver Tyreek Hill -- and Valdes-Scantling found himself in even greater demand.

He recently signed with the Chiefs. Here’s a look at the details of the three-year deal Valdes-Scantling signed in Kansas City.

1. Signing bonus: $6 million.

2. 2022 base salary: $2.56 million.

3. 2023 base salary: $8.56 million, $6.44 million of which is guaranteed for injury at signing and becomes fully guaranteed on the third day of the league year in 2023.

4. 2024 base salary: $11.56 million.

5. 2022-24 per-game roster bonus: $340,000 total.

6. 2022-24 workout bonus: $100,000.

The deal also includes up to $2 million per year in incentives, with $500,000 for 60-69 receptions or $1 million for 7--79 receptions or $1.4 million for 80-99 receptions or $2 million for 100 or more receptions. (He has never caught more than 38 passes in any of his four NFL seasons.)

It’s basically a one-year, $9 million deal. It becomes a two-year, $18 million contract, if he’s on the roster in March 2023.

And, yes, it’s a much better contract than the one-year, $3.25 million contract signed by receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster with the Chiefs, before Hill was traded.