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Who Should I Start? Jordan Akins or Irv Smith Jr.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
5.0 0.0 0.0 1.7 22.7 0.2

Jordan Akins News

Still dealing with injury

Tuesday, August 1, 1:23 PM

Akins (knee) is not practicing Tuesday, Zac Jackson of The Athletic reports.


Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
10.4 0.0 0.0 4.0 43.1 0.3

Irv Smith Jr. News

Irv Smith Jr. Reaches Agreement To Join Chiefs

Tuesday, March 12, 1:08 PM

Cincinnati Bengals free-agent tight end Irv Smith Jr. reached an agreement on an undisclosed one-year deal with the Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday, according to a source. Smith had a lot of potential when he entered the league as the Minnesota Vikings' second-round pick in 2019 out of Alabama, but he hasn't lived up to the hype. The 25-year-old had his best season in his second year in the NFL, catching 30 of his 43 targets for 365 yards and five touchdowns with the Vikes in 2020. In his first and only season with the Cincinnati Bengals last year, he had 18 catches on 26 targets for 115 yards and one touchdown in 12 games. In Kansas City, Smith will merely be serving as tight end insurance behind the aging Travis Kelce.


Jordan Akins vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Akins and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Jordan Akins is projected to score 5.0 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 10.4 points.