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Greg Olsen or Irv Smith Jr.

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Player Summaries Comparison
 
Experts' Pick
 
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
Expert
Recommendation

68%
Recommended by
62 of 91 experts
32%
Recommended by
29 of 91 experts
Most Accurate Experts 
   
Top Experts 65% 35%
Top TE Experts80%20%
Top Player Experts--
   
Rankings 
   
ECR# 23# 24
Best Rank# 10# 19
Worst Rank# 37# 35
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total71.743.1
Avg Game5.12.7
Avg Projection70.260.2
   
Schedule 
   
SOS Rank95
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
   
Expert Ranks 
Greg OlsenIrv Smith Jr.
   
Matthew BetzM. Betz
BallBlast
10 h
#27#22
   
Jacob GibbsJ. Gibbs
SportsLine
15 h
#23#25
   
Jeff BoggisJ. Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
24 h
#22#26
   
Elisha TwerskiE. Twerski
numberFire
1 d
#34#21
   
Dalton Del DonD. Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1 d
#24#23
   
Ryan NoonanR. Noonan
FTN
1 d
#27#23
   
Bill EnrightB. Enright
Sports Illustrated
1 d
#23#24
   
Michael PetropoulosM. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
1 d
#22#25
   
Nick ZylakN. Zylak
Fantasy Football Advice
1 d
#24#25
   
Jason PetropoulosJ. Petr...
BRoto Fantasy
2 d
#16#22
   
Greg SmithG. Smith
TwoQBs
2 d
#26#29
   
Matt HarmonM. Harmon
Yahoo! Sports
2 d
#17#31
   
Michael FlorioM. Florio
RotoBaller
2 d
#20#23
   
Seth MillerS. Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
2 d
#10#22
   
Brian StraitB. Strait
FTLS Fantasy Football
2 d
#25#22
   
Bart WheelerB. Wheeler
Hail to Fantasy Football
2 d
#22#33
   
Steven PintadoS. Pintado
The Fantasy Coaches
2 d
#19#34
   
Jamey EisenbergJ. Eise...
CBS Sports
2 d
#24#25
   
Dave RichardD. Richard
CBS Sports
2 d
#22#29
   
Site RankingsS. Rank...
FFToday
2 d
#20#30
   
Jordan RainsJ. Rains
Dynasty Nerds
2 d
#24#36
   
Des BielerD. Bieler
The Washington Post
3 d
#27#21
   
Brandon FunstonB. Funston
The Athletic
3 d
#27#29
   
Scott PianowskiS. Pian...
Yahoo! Sports
3 d
#23#26
   
Mark RossM. Ross
Athlon Sports
3 d
#32#25
   
Rudy GambleR. Gamble
Razzball
4 d
#36#23
   
Ken ZalisK. Zalis
Pressbox
4 d
#23#26
   
Raju ByfieldR. Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
4 d
#25#32
   
Davis MattekD. Mattek
RotoExperts
4 d
#32#29
   
Craig PhillipsC. Phil...
FF Prophet
4 d
#33#21
   
Mike TagliereM. Tagl...
FantasyPros
5 d
#28#23
   
Michael TomlinM. Tomlin
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#23#24
   
Joe BondJ. Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#24#25
   
Dennis SosicD. Sosic
Fantasy Six Pack
5 d
#32#27
   
Robert WaziakR. Waziak
The Fantasy Footballers
5 d
#23#24
   
Richard SavillR. Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
6 d
#23#25
   
Richard KingR. King
King Fantasy Sports
6 d
#24#26
   
Justin SablichJ. Sablich
5th Down Fantasy
6 d
#23#28
   
Mike RigzM. Rigz
Gridiron Experts
7 d
#28#24
   
Eric MoodyE. Moody
FantasyData
7 d
#23#24
   
Dan ClasgensD. Clas...
Get Sports Info
1 w
#25#23
   
Jennifer EakinsJ. Eakins
4for4.com
1 w
#23#25
   
Walter CherepinskyW. Cher...
WalterFootball
1 w
#30#26
   
Jody SmithJ. Smith
FantasyData
1 w
#21#23
   
Matthew HillM. Hill
DataForce Fantasy Football
1 w
#29#25
   
Dan HarrisD. Harris
FantasyPros
1 w
#23#26
   
Matt SchaufM. Schauf
Draft Sharks
1 w
#23#25
   
Donald GibsonD. Gibson
FantasyPros
1 w
#23#29
   
Rich PiazzaR. Piazza
Fantasy Shed
1 w
#37#26
   
Kyle RichardsonK. Rich...
The Fantasy Headliners
1 w
#24#25
   
Kevin WheelerK. Wheeler
Draftwize
1 w
#29#23
   
Pat FitzmauriceP. Fitz...
The Football Girl
2 w
#23#25
   
Matt MacCoyM. MacCoy
Fantasy Team Advice
2 w
#20#26
   
Brad EvansB. Evans
FTN
2 w
#18#29
   
Bobby SylvesterB. Sylv...
FantasyPros
2 w
#32#24
   
Mauricio GutierrezM. Guti...
Estadio Fantasy
2 w
#23#25
   
Chris KennedyC. Kennedy
The Fantasy Headliners
2 w
#24#25
   
Andy BehrensA. Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#23#29
   
Kyle YatesK. Yates
FantasyPros
2 w
#17#35
   
Liz LozaL. Loza
Yahoo! Sports
2 w
#23#27
   
Gerson AguirreG. Aguirre
Going For 2
2 w
#22#31
   
Nick MarianoN. Mariano
RotoBaller
2 w
#25#19
   
Ryan SkolrudR. Skolrud
SkullKing Football
3 w
#25#26
   
3 w
#23#20
   
Pierre CamusP. Camus
RotoBaller
3 w
#21#22
   
Ben RolfeB. Rolfe
The Touchdown
3 w
#19#28
   
Derek LoflandD. Lofland
FantasyPros
3 w
#25#28
   
Jacob W. DunneJ. W. D...
New Life Fantasy
3 w
#25#21
   
Andy SingletonA. Sing...
Expand The Boxscore
4 w
#23#26
   
Justin GeorgeJ. George
Take Your League
4 w
#30#25
   
Scott EngelS. Engel
RotoBaller
4 w
#21#28
   
Matt OkadaM. Okada
BallBlast
3 d
#24#26
   
Dominick PetrilloD. Petr...
Fantasy Hot Read
4 d
#30#26
   
Staff RankingsS. Rank...
Roto Ranks
06/07
#23#24
   
Andy SpiteriA. Spiteri
Razzball
4 w
#23#24
   
Lukas KacerL. Kacer
The Fantasy Stock Exchange
06/02
#19#33
   
Frank BonincontriF. Boni...
Fantasy Wire HQ
1 w
#23#25
   
Tim JablonskiT. Jabl...
The Hateful 8
05/29
#23#24
   
Heath CappsH. Capps
Fake Teams
05/24
#23#24
   
Anthony CervinoA. Cervino
Gridiron Experts
4 w
#24#25
   
Michael HauffM. Hauff
Gridiron Experts
1 w
#23#25
   
Kyle AugustK. August
FF Fellas
05/25
#25#22
   
Anthony AmicoA. Amico
FTN
05/16
#24#23
   
Heath CummingsH. Cumm...
CBS Sports
05/12
#22#31
   
Chet GreshamC. Gresham
DK Nation
05/11
#24#21
   
Mike RandleM. Randle
BettingPros
05/08
#26#23
   
Husein ShabazzH. Shabazz
SleeperWire
06/10
#24#25
   
Matt BrandonM. Brandon
Matt Brandon
05/04
#23#25
   
Walton SpurlinW. Spurlin
FantasyPros
04/27
#22#25
   
Matthew BoweM. Bowe
Razzball
04/10
#19#22
   
Steven SpaccarotelliS. Spac...
SleeperWire
01/14
#33#21
   
Player Game Logs Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2020 Schedule 
Week 1 at ATL vs. GB
Week 2 vs. NE at IND
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. TEN
Week 4 at MIA at HOU
Week 5 vs. MIN at SEA
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. ATL
Week 7 at ARIBYE WEEK
Week 8 vs. SF at GB
Week 9 at BUF vs. DET
Week 10 at LAR at CHI
Week 11 vs. ARI vs. DAL
Week 12 at PHI vs. CAR
Week 13 vs. NYG vs. JAC
Week 14 vs. NYJ at TB
Week 15 at WAS vs. CHI
Week 16 vs. LAR at NO
Week 17 at SF at DET
Player Projections Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
Receiving
   
Receptions40.143.1
Rec Yards468.3437.4
Rec TDs3.93.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points70.260.2
   
Player Fantasy Points Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2019 Points 
Week 13.60.0
Week 211.0-0.1
Week 319.56.0
Week 40.50.5
Week 50.00.0
Week 65.22.9
Week 76.0
Week 81.32.1
Week 94.03.3
Week 109.83.4
Week 115.78.0
Week 124.4
Week 132.20.6
Week 142.1
Week 156.8
Week 163.30.4
Week 171.21.1
Player Targets Comparison
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
2019 Targets 
Week 190
Week 292
Week 373
Week 441
Week 520
Week 672
Week 76
Week 823
Week 966
Week 10106
Week 1153
Week 127
Week 1333
Week 144
Week 153
Week 1653
Week 1762
Notes for Player Combination
  Greg OlsenG. Olsen
TE - SEA
Greg Olsen
Irv Smith Jr.I. Smith
TE - MIN
Irv Smith Jr.
Expert 
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
Based on where Olsen's targets took place last year, he scored 20.5 fewer fantasy points than the average tight end would've, which was the worst mark in football, just ahead of Trey Burton. He's now 35 years old and wants to go to the booth soon enough. He was the Seahawks insurance to Will Dissly. Once they know Dissly is healthy, it's back to fantasy irrelevance for Olsen. If Dissly isn't ready for the start of the year, Olsen could have some streaming appeal.I'm not certain how many people know Smith saw just one fewer target than his teammate Kyle Rudolph in 2019, but that was the case. The difference was their touchdowns, as Rudolph scored six times compared to Smith's two touchdowns. Will that change in 2020? Well, it wasn't due to lack of opportunity, as Smith saw 10 targets in the red zone compared to Rudolph's 11 targets. Touchdowns are a very fickle thing and they can flip-flop this year. Smith is the one ascending up, while Rudolph is moving towards the end of his tenure.
Kyle Yates
FantasyPros
Olsen might have enough in the tank for one final season in the NFL, but it's unlikely to amount to much from a fantasy perspective. Even if Olsen sees 80-plus targets, he lacks the athleticism now to turn them into anything of value for fantasy football. He'll be a fringe TE2/TE3 this season.Unfortunately, the opportunity doesn't exactly match the talent for Irv Smith...at least for right now. Rudolph is still ahead of him on this depth chart and this isn't an offense that's projected to have a high passing volume. Smith's unlikely to have any fantasy relevance in 2020, unless Rudolph were to miss time. He can remain on your waiver wire for the time being.
Kevin Wheeler
Draftwize
 2019: Played 53.4% of snaps in the slot, 76.6% Catch Rate, 107.7 QBR, target share: 7.6/ 20.5% Irv Smith Jr. had 47 targets in 2019 as a 21-year-old rookie. The Vikings are likely to pass more next year and lack proven receiving weapons. TEs who were 21-year-old rookies record a TE1 season almost 60% of the time in Year 2. @JackMiller02
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Despite getting up there in age, Olsen showed he still had some gas left in the tank in 2019, finishing as the 13th-ranked tight end in 1/2 PPR formats despite playing just 14 games and scoring just two touchdowns. Seattle isn't a bad place for tight ends, but with Will Dissly expected back and Jacob Hollister still on the roster, it's unlikely that Olsen will see his usual number of targets. He's worth drafting in leagues that give bonus points to tight ends but he's outside the TE1 range in standard-sized leagues.Smith played a fair amount in his rookie season, but he's still second fiddle to Kyle Rudolph. Although the two tight ends essentially split targets last year, Smith was used fairly closer to the line of scrimmage and almost never had a chance to break big plays. He may see a bit more usage now with plenty of vacated targets in the absence of Stefon Diggs, but he's nothing better than a low-end TE2.
Seth Miller
Crossroads Fantasy Football
 Is anyone going to look and see that Kyle Rudolph only out targeted Irv by 1 target despite playing 181 more snaps? Rudolph's playing time also slowly decreased over the course of the season.