Who Should I Start? Evan Engram or Irv Smith Jr.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
5.7 0.0 0.0 2.3 25.8 0.1

Evan Engram News

Not playing Thursday

Thursday, August 4, 3:54 PM

Engram won't play in the Hall of Fame Game against the Raiders on Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN 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."

Evan Engram vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Engram and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Evan Engram is projected to score 5.7 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points.

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