Who Should I Start? Ryan Griffin or Irv Smith Jr.

Week 1 Projections

Fant. Pts. Rush. Yds. Rush TD Rec. Rec. Yds. Rec TD
3.0 0.0 0.0 1.3 12.7 0.1

Ryan Griffin News

May see slot snaps

Tuesday, August 9, 7:34 AM

With Cole Kmet being a traditional in-line tight end, Griffin could see slot snaps when the Bears have two tight ends on the field Alyssa Barbieri of USA Today 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."

Ryan Griffin vs. Irv Smith Jr.

Still trying to decide between Griffin and Smith Jr.? Check on the latest news to make sure both players are active and healthy. Our PPR projections show that Ryan Griffin is projected to score 3.0 points this week while Irv Smith Jr. is projected to score 9.6 points.

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