Who Should I Start? Cameron Brate or Irv Smith Jr.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
5.0 0.0 0.0 1.9 19.3 0.2

Cameron Brate News

Back to top of depth chart

Wednesday, June 22, 11:35 PM

Brate is currently the No. 1 tight end on the Buccaneers depth chart in the immediate wake of Rob Gronkowski's retirement, Joey Knight of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
9.6 0.0 0.0 3.7 37.8 0.4

Irv Smith Jr. News

Week 1 return plausible

Tuesday, August 2, 3:11 PM

The Vikings are hopeful that Smith -- who underwent thumb surgery Tuesday -- will be ready in time to play in Week 1, Kevin Seifert of ESPN reports. "We still feel very strongly about our process to get him back," coach Kevin O'Connell noted of the team's top tight end, "and hopefully have him -- barring any setbacks -- available for that opener."

Cameron Brate vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Brate and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Cameron Brate is projected to score 5.0 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points.

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