Irv Smith Jr. to undergo meniscus surgery, out for at least start of season

Vikings TE Irv Smith Jr. will undergo surgery for a meniscus injury and is expected to miss at least the start of the season.

Fantasy Impact: 

There is no timetable for Smith’s return, but this certainly puts a minor damper on what was looking like a breakout season for the third-year tight end. Tyler Conklin is next in line at the position until Smith returns. He’ll likely miss the opener against the Bengals, then we’ll keep an eye out for Week 2 at Arizona.

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