Irv Smith Jr.

Irv Smith Jr.

TE - MIN
Height: 6' 2"Weight: 242 lbsCollege: AlabamaDrafted: #50 (2nd Rd. by Minnesota)

2019 Outlook

Strength of Schedule:
25th easiest for TEs
Draft Rank (ECR) #306
Best / Worst #166 / #410
ADP #204

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While Smith is a solid player, he landed on a team with two stud wide receivers, which will limit his fantasy potential, as you rarely ever see two top-20 receivers and a top-10 tight end on one single team. He's going to replace Kyle Rudolph, whose contract is set to expire after this season, and while he'll be a solid player, it's hard to see him being any more than a borderline starter in fantasy.

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Irv Smith Jr. selected No. 50 by Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have selected former Alabama TE Irv Smith Jr. with the 50th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Fantasy Impact

It’s an exciting move for a Vikings team that already features a talented receiving tandem of Adam Thielen and Stefon Diggs. Smith Jr. is a solid blocker and excellent receiver, especially after the catch. Minnesota upgraded its offensive line in Round 1, and Kirk Cousins now has another dangerous weapon at his disposal. Smith Jr. is the heir to veteran Kyle Rudolph as the next great Vikings TE.

Zachary Hanshew - 4 weeks ago
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ECRBestWorst# of Experts
DraftTE #35TE #21TE #6224
Dynasty TE #21TE #10TE #3325
ConsensusFantrax
Overall#204#186
Tight Ends#22#17
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OppSummary
Next Gamevs. ATL22nd easiest opponent
Next 3 GamesGB, OAK, CHI18th easiest opponents
Playoffs (?)DET, LAC, GB21st easiest opponents
Rest of Season--18th easiest remaining opponents