Who Should I Start? Marquise Brown or Irv Smith Jr.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
14.2 1.4 0.0 4.8 67.9 0.4

Marquise Brown News

Not practicing yet

Thursday, August 4, 12:10 PM

Brown (hamstring) isn't practicing Thursday but is down on the field watching his teammates, Josh Weinfuss 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."

Marquise Brown vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Brown and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Marquise Brown is projected to score 14.2 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points.

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