|Sep. 1, 20211:51 PM PT2:51 PM MT3:51 PM CT4:51 PM ET20:51 GMT4:51 1:51 PM MST2:51 PM CST3:51 PM EST2:51 PM CT0:51 UAE (+1)16:51 ET19:51 - Smith is expected to miss the entire 2021 season after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his knee.
Analysis: Smith was slated to be the Vikings' No. 1 tight end following Kyle Rudolph's departure in the offseason. Chris Herndon is now the favorite for that role after being acquired from the Jets on cutdown day.