Who Should I Start? Dawson Knox or Irv Smith Jr.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
10.4 0.0 0.0 3.7 41.1 0.4

Dawson Knox News

Returns to practice Tuesday

Tuesday, June 14, 11:30 AM

Knox (undisclosed) returned to practice Tuesday after not participating last week, Alaina Getzenberg of ESPN.com 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."

Dawson Knox vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Knox and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Dawson Knox is projected to score 10.4 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points.

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