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Tight End, Minnesota Vikings

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Draft: 2019 Round 2 (18)
College: Alabama
Ht: 6’2”  Wt: 242 DOB: 1998-08-09 Age: 24

Season Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Season Team G Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2019 MIN 16 47 36 311 8.6 2 43.1 2.7
2020 MIN 13 43 30 365 12.2 5 66.5 5.1
2022 MIN 7 33 22 168 7.6 2 28.8 4.1
2022 (Projected) MIN     46 544 11.8 5 84.4  

2022 Outlook
Depth Chart
In 2021 fantasy owners were excited to get a look at what the ultra-athletic Irv Smith could do after finally being out of the shadow of Kyle Rudolph. Well that all went up in smoke in the final preseason game, as Smith suffered a knee injury that eventually cost him the entire season. As he rolls it back in 2022, Smith is expected to be a full go by training camp. Entering a contract year, with a more dynamic passing game, a healthy Smith should function as the 3rd receiver in this offense. More athletically gifted than Tyler Higbee who saw 85 targets in a similar offense, and Tyler Conklin who had 87 targets for Minnesota last year, Smith could have a 60-catch floor which would put him in the upper TE2 tier, with upside for more.

Fan. Tm. Player
TE1TE1 T.J. Hockenson
TE2TE2 Johnny Mundt
TE3TE3 Ben Ellefson
TE4TE4 Nick Muse
TE5TE5 Irv Smith
Vikings Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
Lions trade T.J. Hockenson to Vikings
Lions get a 2023 second-round pick and 2024 third-round pick
By: Mike Krueger | Tue Nov 1, 11:24 am

Detroit Lions
Trade! The #Lions are sending TE T.J. Hockenson to the #Vikings, sources tell me and @RapSheet. Minnesota sends a 2023 second-round pick and 2024 third-round pick to Detroit for Hockenson, a 2023 fourth-round pick and a 2024 conditional fourth-round pick. (Tom Pelissero on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: A trade within the division is somewhat surprising. The Vikings are going to be without Irv Smith for a couple months due to an ankle injury suffered in Week 8 so a need a tight end was there. This is basically a lateral move for Hockenson's fantasy value. He'll be competing with Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen for targets.


Irv Smith not limited due to thumb injury
HC: Smith's lack of snaps due to game plan
By: Doug Orth | Tue Sep 13, 11:55 pm

Minnesota Vikings
TE Johnny Mundt played 40 snaps to Irv Smith Jr.'s 19. O'Connell today: "Irv is going to have a major role for us." But it appears the snap count was based on game plan, not health. "Those guys all know how we operate. We're a game-to-game, week-to-week operation." (ESPN - Kevin Seifert)

FFToday's Take: So much for the excuse that Smith's usage in the opener had to do with the time he missed in camp due to his injured thumb. While the expectation should be that he is much more involved going forward, O'Connell's current stance makes it almost impossible to start Smith with any confidence right now. As such, he belongs on fantasy benches for now.



2022 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 GB W 23-7 2 0 0 - 0 0.0
2 at PHI L 7-24 8 5 36 7.2 1 9.6
3 DET W 28-24 6 2 32 16.0 0 3.2
4 at NO W 28-25 4 3 23 7.7 0 2.3
5 CHI W 29-22 5 4 42 10.5 0 4.2
6 at MIA W 24-16 4 4 7 1.8 1 6.7
8 ARI W 34-26 4 4 28 7.0 0 2.8

2020 Gamelog Stats
FFToday Standard Scoring: Review Scoring
  Receiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Target Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 GB L 34-43 1 1 11 11.0 0 1.1
2 at IND L 11-28 4 1 3 3.0 0 0.3
4 at HOU W 31-23 1 0 0 - 0 0.0
5 at SEA L 26-27 5 4 64 16.0 0 6.4
6 ATL L 23-40 5 4 55 13.8 0 5.5
8 at GB W 28-22 1 1 16 16.0 0 1.6
9 DET W 34-20 4 2 10 5.0 2 13.0
11 DAL L 28-31 2 2 23 11.5 0 2.3
14 at TB L 14-26 4 4 63 15.8 1 12.3
15 CHI L 27-33 4 3 37 12.3 0 3.7
16 at NO L 33-52 9 6 53 8.8 2 17.3
17 at DET W 37-35 3 2 30 15.0 0 3.0

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