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Tagged: George Kittle (47 Results)


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 »

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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



Coach expects Kittle to play Sunday

San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan says that star tight end GEORGE KITTLE is fully expected to play in Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. Kittle skipped practiceMore on Wednesday with a sore ankle, but the move appears to be mostly precautionary. In the game against Green Bay earlier this season, Kittle generated 129 receiving yards – the most allowed by the Packers in the last five seasons. Less



Kittle misses practice with ankle injury

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE missed practice on Wednesday due to an ankle issue, according to the team’s official injury report. Kittle was not listed on last week’s injury report,More although he did previously miss two regular-season games with knee and ankle injuries. The 49ers are hopeful that they will have Kittle available for Sunday’s NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. Less

Source: NBC Sports

Factoid: George Kittle

Minnesota has allowed only one touchdown pass to a tight end all year. But I don’t think this should be scaring anyone away from George Kittle. I wouldn’t hesitate to start him on Saturday.  more »


Dynasty Leagues: Long-term TE rankings

In the middle of December, it’s roster adjustment time in dynasty leagues – time to pick up a few speculative players who might play larger roles in 2020. There are plenty of those at the tight end position.  more »



TE Kittle has impressive return

San Francisco tight end GEORGE KITTLE returned for Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers after missing the past two games with knee and ankle injuries. Kittle appears to have healed just fine, collecting 6 catches for 129 yards and a 61-yard touchdown against the Packers.

Source: San Francisco Chronicle


49ers bitten by injury bug

The San Francisco 49ers are dealing with several injuries heading into Sunday night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. While there could be some game time decisions on tap, running backMore MATT BREIDA (ankle) and kicker ROBBIE GOULD (quad) did not practice this week and are doubtful for the game. Tight end GEORGE KITTLE (knee, ankle) and wide receivers EMMANUEL SANDERS (ribs) and DEEBO SAMUEL (shoulder) were all able to practice on a limited basis throughout the week – although they do carry some fantasy risk. Less

Source: Team Blog, Various

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