Irv Smith Jr. to see an expanded role this season

According to ESPN’s Courtney Cronin, Minnesota Vikings tight end Irv Smith Jr. is set to see an expanded role this season.

Fantasy Impact: 

As expected, Irv Smith Jr. will see an expanded role in his sophomore season. He will be a starter in two wide sets, and should see an uptick on the 68 snaps he took out wide last season, in turn helping increase his snaps in three wide formations. A moveable chess piece who can create mismatches regardless of where he lines up, Irv Smith Jr. could have a strong season even if he plays less snaps at tight end than starter Kyle Rudolph. Smith is the superior option between the 20’s, and may very well be one of the Vikings top outside receiving options. A low cost investment whose average ADP has him available in the 17th round, he is a type of high upside flier that could propel fantasy teams to the playoffs.

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Sep 18

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