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Tagged: George Kittle (56 Results)

Ask the Experts: Which struggling tight end will turn things around?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Which struggling tight end will turn things around?  more »

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Sep
9

49ers TE Kittle to miss season opener with groin injury?

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE is reportedly in jeopardy of missing Sunday’s season opener against the Chicago Bears due to a groin injury. While Kittle could attempt to play throughMore the injury, reports indicate that doing so could hinder his chances of playing the entire season. Time will tell, but the 49ers could opt to proceed with caution and hold Kittle out of action against the Bears. Less

Source: Team Blog

Sep
8

49ers TE Kittle day-to-day with groin injury

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Wednesday that veteran tight end GEORGE KITTLE is day-to-day with a groin injury. The news of this issue comes as a surprise, butMore as fantasy owners are well aware, Kittle has struggled with injuries in recent seasons. Shanahan said he was “not sure” how severe Kittle’s injury was, but the veteran tight end’s status for the September 11th season opener against the Chicago Bears is now in doubt. Less

Source: San Francisco Chronicle

Factoid: George Kittle

I won’t be drafting George Kittle this year. I don’t like the injury history, and I don’t like the potential for that passing game to slip a notch (or two) with Trey Lance at the controls. I will concede, however, that Kittle is a heck of a player.  more »

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Around the NFL: George Kittle

We're proofing the magazine this week, and just yesterday I was reading the tight ends section. "George Kittle is a huge injury risk," writes Ian. And hours later I saw the news item that Kittle will be shut down until training camp due to the nebulous "lower body injury."  more »

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Fantasy Index Weekly: NFC Championship: San Francisco 49ers

Overview: Logically, the 49ers shouldn't have much chance in this game. They failed to score an offensive touchdown while upsetting the Packers, while the Rams -- but for a trio of lost fumbles last week -- would have won both of their playoff games easily. And yet, San Francisco has won all six meetings over the last three seasons.   more »

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Dec
13

49ers TE Kittle has monster game vs. Bengals

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE had his second consecutive game on Sunday with 150-or-more receiving yards, while also adding a touchdown on behalf of his fantasy owners. Kittle had 13 receptions as he was most of the offense against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Source: Team Blog

Dec
6

49ers TE Kittle has monster outing in loss to Seahawks

San Francisco 49ers tight end GEORGE KITTLE had a game for the ages on behalf of his fantasy owners in Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Kittle had 2 touchdowns inMore the first half and finished the game with 181 receiving yards on 9 catches. Kittle even had one carry in the game, resulting in a gain of 5 yards. Every little bit helps, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Team Website

Dec
1

49ers WR Samuel out vs. Seahawks

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan said this week that star wide receiver DEEBO SAMUEL will likely miss one to two weeks due to an injury suffered last Sunday. Shanahan addedMore that fellow wideout BRANDON AIYUK has been playing better and tight end GEORGE KITTLE has been getting healthier. Aiyuk and Kittle will likely be the next men up when the 49ers play the Seattle Seahawks this weekend. Less

Source: Team Blog

Ask the Experts: Who will be the Comeback Player of the Year?

ASK THE EXPERTS appears weekly from training camp through the Super Bowl with answers to a new question being posted Thursday morning. How the guest experts responded when we asked them: Who will be the Comeback Player of the Year?   more »

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Podcast: July 27 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast available now

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff kick off the podcast preseason with a team-by-team look at the NFC West. (Get well soon, Cam Akers.) Sponsored by Fantasy Football Index magazine -- get your copy of the 2021 edition now!  more »

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Mailbag: July 15, 2021

Ian Allan answers your fantasy fooball questions. In this edition. Mecole Hardman: emerging sleeper? Or wasted mid-round pick? Slotting the elite tight ends. And the value of stockpiling less-coveted quarterbacks. more »

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Jul
15

Former WR Matthews attempting comeback as TE

Former San Francisco wide receiver JORDAN MATTHEWS has bulked up and is learning how to play the tight end position for the 49ers. Matthews has spent parts of the last twoMore seasons with San Francisco as a wide receiver but is up 15 pounds this offseason and has been working out with teammate and established star tight end GEORGE KITTLE. Matthews is familiar with the 49ers offense and may add the pass-catching element currently missing from the TE group outside of Kittle. Less

Source: Team Blog

Jun
21

49ers QB Garoppolo “slinging it” in OTAs

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE said recently that quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO has been “slinging it left and right” in OTAs, adding that his quarterback “has a fire lit under him”.More Head coach Kyle Shanahan also said earlier this month that Garoppolo has had his best offseason since joining the team. Garoppolo seems to have responded to the arrival of first-round pick TREY LANCE by stepping up his own game. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

Darren Waller keeps cranking out big games. He had another one against the Dolphins on Saturday, making a couple of contested catches over smaller defensive backs. He’s a handful, and they work hard to get him the ball.  more »

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