Fantasy Football Index cover

Subscribe to Fantasy Football Index!

Get Fantasy Football Index delivered pronto!

Tagged: George Kittle (53 Results)


49ers QB Garoppolo, TE Kittle out indefinitely

San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO is expected to miss a minimum of six weeks after aggravating a high right ankle sprain in Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Meanwhile, tight endMore GEORGE KITTLE is also expected to miss extended time due to a small fracture in his foot. Initial X-rays showed no signs of any fractures, but that information turned out to be incorrect. The 49ers have been hit hard by injuries early and often in 2020. Less

Source: Team Website


49ers lose QB Garoppolo, TE Kittle to injuries

The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO and tight end GEORGE KITTLE to injuries in Sunday’s loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Garoppolo left the game after taking a sack andMore aggravating the right high ankle sprain that caused him to miss two games earlier this season. Kittle, meanwhile, limped off the field with a foot injury – although X-rays taken after the game were negative. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said the status of both players remains unclear at this point. Stay tuned. Less

Source: Sacramento Bee

Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

George Kittle has the green light to return on Sunday, and that’s big for the 49ers. If we’re looking long term, I think he’s the best tight end in the league.   more »



49ers not ruling out Garoppolo, Samuel just yet

San Francisco quarterback JIMMY GAROPPOLO missed practice on Wednesday, but head coach Kyle Shanahan has not ruled him out for Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Shanahan is also holding outMore hope that wide receiver DEEBO SAMUEL can string together a few solid practice sessions and suit up on Sunday. Meanwhile, tight end GEORGE KITTLE returned to practice as a full participant after missing the last two games with a knee injury. Kittle is expected to play against the Eagles. Less

Source: Team Website


49ers TE Kittle not practicing, still hopeful to play vs. Jets

San Francisco All-Pro tight end GEORGE KITTLE will not practice this week after suffering a left knee sprain in the 49ers season opening loss to the Arizona Cardinals. San Francisco isMore hopeful that Kittle will be available for Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. Head coach Kyle Shanahan said he has no concerns about a healthy Kittle playing on Sunday without any practice time during the week. Less

Source: NBC Sports Bay Area


Eagles, TE Ertz end contract talks

Contract negotiations between the Philadelphia Eagles and tight end ZACH ERTZ have reportedly come to an “abrupt end”. Ertz has two years remaining on his current deal, meaning that he isMore signed through the 2021 season. After fellow tight ends GEORGE KITTLE and TRAVIS KELCE signed big extensions earlier in the offseason, Ertz was likely thinking he would be next. Based on yesterday’s news, that does not appear to be the case. Less

Source: Team Blog


49ers make Kittle highest paid tight end in NFL history

The San Francisco 49ers and star tight end GEORGE KITTLE have agreed to terms on a record setting five-year contract worth $75 million. The deal makes Kittle the highest paid tightMore end in NFL history. Kittle, 26, was entering the final season of the four-year rookie contract he signed after entering the league as a fifth-round draft choice in 2017. Less

Source: Sacramento Bee

Factoid: Tight ends as receivers

For those in leagues combining wide receivers and tight ends into one “receiver” position, where do you take those first tight ends? How do guys like George Kittle and Travis Kelce stack up against the best wide receivers.  more »

1 comment


49ers TE Kittle hints at avoiding holdout

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE has one season remaining on a four-year contract and has been clear about his desire to rework the deal. When asked recently about the possibilityMore of a holdout, Kittle said that he wanted to be there for his team as a captain and a leader. He did not comment further and deferred all other questions about his contract situation to his agent. Kittle is expected to eventually become the highest-paid tight end in the NFL with his next contract. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Around the NFL: George Kittle

San Francisco tight end George Kittle is in a contract year, but just maybe something will get done sooner rather than later. He's been the team's leading receiver in recent years, and will almost certainly be their top target again this year (especially given the Deebo Samuel injury). When he signs he'll be the NFL's highest-paid tight end -- reportedly in the neighborhood of $13 million per season.   more »


Factoid: Kyle Shanahan

Deebo Samuel should show up on a lot of Fantasy Index reader teams this year. He appears higher in our rankings than that of most other experts or ADP suggests. He's a talented guy, and should be the No. 1 wideout in San Francisco's offense. Less certain is whether he'll score a lot of touchdowns.   more »



49ers negotiations with TE Kittle going nowhere fast

San Francisco star tight end GEORGE KITTLE is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is looking for a new deal that would likely reset the tight end market.More Negotiations have reportedly made little progress since February, but 49ers GM John Lynch said previously that Kittle wasn’t going anywhere. Less

Source: Mercury News

Factoid: George Kittle

George Kittle is a great tight end. But as I look at what he’s done around the goal line, it’s hard for me to consider ranking him ahead of Travis Kelce. Kittle hasn’t been effective in that part of the field.  more »



No surgery planned for Kittle during offseason

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE reiterated on Wednesday that he is not expecting to undergo any surgeries during the offseason. Kittle has been playing with a torn labrum the pastMore two seasons but says that he is simply planning to rehab to get his body back to full health. Kittle is entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, with the 49ers expected to work on an extension in the coming weeks. Less

Source: Team Blog


Kittle one tough cookie

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE said recently that he has been playing the past two seasons with a torn labrum in his right shoulder. The All-Pro tight end wears aMore protective sleeve on the shoulder to prevent it from hurting all the time. Despite the injury, Kittle says that there is “no chance” he will get surgery in the future because he doesn’t want to miss workout days. Less


More stories