Posted: 4/08/2020 1:32 am UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle was charged with only two drops on 107 targets in 2019. He was one of only five players in the league with at least 100 targets - regardless of position - to finish with a drop rate below two percent.
Posted: 4/03/2020 5:03 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle leads all players with an average of 8.6 yards after catch per reception over the last two seasons.
Huddle Up: Kittle is hitting his prime entering his fourth season, and is an elite TE1 by almost any metric. If you're going to reach for a tight end in your fantasy draft, Kittle is a more than worthy prize.
Posted: 2/23/2020 4:02 am UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle's next contract will likely make him the first tight end to earn more than $13 million per year and have more than $30 million in guarantees, according to former NFL agent Joel Corry.
Posted: 2/02/2020 5:08 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle likely will receive a lucrative contract extension this offseason.
Huddle Up: Kittle has been one of the top tight ends for several years and will continue to be a main target in the passing game for the 49ers moving forward. He will be a must-start option in fantasy leagues in 2020.
Posted: 1/27/2020 11:09 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (shoulder) said he has been playing the last two seasons with a torn labrum in his right shoulder and does not plan to have surgery on the shoulder.
Huddle Up: Kittle seems to be playing fine despite the injury and continues to be an important part of the running and passing game. He continues to be one of the top tight ends in the NFL and is a must-start fantasy option.
Posted: 1/25/2020 7:29 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle in 2019 received the highest-ever full-season grade given to a tight end by Pro Football Focus, and has been named the site's 2019 Dwight Stephenson Award winner as the best player regardless of position.
Huddle Up: In catching 85 of 107 targets for 1,053 yards and five TDs, Kittle finished as fantasy's No. 3 tight end in both standard and PPR leagues. He's made more of an impact with his run blocking so far this postseason, but he'll be near the top of fantasy TE wish lists this summer once again.
Posted: 1/17/2020 10:55 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 17, and is not on the injury report for the NFC Championship game.
Huddle Up: Kittle is one of the top options in the passing game for the 49ers and is a must-start option in all fantasy leagues.
Posted: 1/17/2020 4:33 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (ankle) said his ankle is feeling 'fabulous' Friday, Jan. 17.
Huddle Up: Kittle is by far the best tight end left in the playoffs, and he'll come at a steep price in DFS against the Green Bay Packers. He's worth it, too.
Posted: 1/16/2020 7:22 pm UTC
San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (ankle) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Jan. 16, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan.
Huddle Up: Great news for Kittle after he sat out Wednesday's workouts with the nagging ankle injury. Unless we hear of any kind of setback later this week, count on him being good to go for Sunday afternoon's NFC title tilt.
Posted: 1/16/2020 12:39 am UTC
Updating a previous report, San Francisco 49ers TE George Kittle (ankle) was held out of practice Wednesday, Jan. 15, because he was dealing with soreness in his ankle after the Divisional Round playoff game. His status for the NFC Championship game does not appear to be in question at this point.
Huddle Up: Kittle probably will be limited during practice this week but should be available to play in the NFC Championship game. He is a main part of the passing game and should be started in all fantasy leagues.