Who Should I Start? Irv Smith Jr. or Cole Kmet

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."

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
10.2 0.0 0.0 4.2 43.8 0.3

Cole Kmet News

Working toward breakout season

Tuesday, August 9, 9:40 AM

Offensive coordinator Luke Getsy believes Kmet can be a rock star on offense, Alyssa Barbieri of USA Today reports.

Irv Smith Jr. vs. Cole Kmet

Still trying to decide between Smith Jr. and Kmet? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points this week while Cole Kmet is projected to score 10.2 points.

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