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  • 49ers' George Kittle explains why Jimmy Garoppolo is unquestionably a franchise QB
    • 49ers' George Kittle explains why Jimmy Garoppolo is unquestionably a franchise QB
    SportsPulse: Mackenzie Salmon connected with 49ers' All Pro tight end George Kittle to get his take on recent criticism directed towards Jimmy Garpoppolo. He also revealed who the biggest trash talkers are in the NFC West and his favorite team to beat in the division.        ...2020
  • • Bill Belichick indirectly puts George Kittle in same breath as Rob Gronkowski with high praise before Week 7
    Belichick's defense will go toe-to-toe with Kittle on Sunday...2020
  • • Bill Belichick: George Kittle is “as good as anybody” I’ve seen
    Some would call Rob Gronkowski the greatest tight end in the history of the game. It’s hard to argue he’s not one of the best ever with his four All-Pro nods, three Super Bowl rings and a spot on the NFL’s 100th Anniversary All-Time Team. Gronkowski played nine seasons for Bill Belichick in New England. [more]...2020
  • • George Kittle’s fourth-down touchdown gives 49ers a 14-0 lead
    The defending NFC champions aren’t going away quietly this season. The 49ers have 187 yards, nine first downs and 14 points on 22 plays. The Rams have 21 yards, one first down and no points on eight plays. San Francisco scored its second touchdown of the night on a fourth-and-two from the Los Angeles 44. [more]...2020
  • 49ers' George Kittle scores 44-yard TD on fourth-and-2
    • 49ers' George Kittle scores 44-yard TD on fourth-and-2
    San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo beats the blitz with a throw in stride to his tight end....2020
  • Belichick effusive in praise for 'great' TE Kittle
    • Belichick effusive in praise for 'great' TE Kittle
    Patriots coach Bill Belichick heaped praise on 49ers TE George Kittle, saying "he's as good as anybody that I've coached or as good as anybody that we've played against."...2020
  • • Kyle Shanahan: George Kittle should try to be himself, not Joe Staley
    49ers tight end George Kittle has spoken to retired 49ers tackle Joe Staley for advice on how to help a 2-3 team improve. 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan spoke about the dynamic with reporters on Friday. Asked whether the 49ers are missing “that kind of ‘asshole’ element” in the locker room, here’s what Shanahan said: “I [more]...2020
  • • George Kittle called Joe Staley for advice after blowout loss to Dolphins
    The 49ers have a problem, and one of the 49ers’ current captains contacted one of the team’s former captains to try to solve it. As explained by Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area, San Francisco tight end George Kittle called former San Francisco left tackle Joe Staley for advice after a 43-17 blowout [more]...2020
  • • Fantasy football rankings for Week 5: Another monster game on tap for George Kittle?
    The 49ers' George Kittle returns to the No. 1 spot among tight ends; Lamar Jackson, Ezekiel Elliott and Stefon Diggs lead their positions in Week 5.        ...2020
  • • George Kittle puts 49ers in the lead
    There aren’t that many regulars left on either side of this Eagles-49ers game. But the guy who might be the best of them — even when both teams are healthy — is there, and asserting himself. Tight end George Kittle just gave the 49ers a 14-8 lead with a touchdown in the third quarter, continuing [more]...2020

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George Kittle injury and suspension

  • • George Kittle had “unbelievable” night in return
    Not that much worked for the 49ers offense last night, but George Kittle certainly did. The All-Pro tight end had a huge night after his two-week absence with a knee injury, catching 15 passes for 183 yards in the loss to the Eagles. He stacked up those numbers with backup quarterbacks (both Nick Mullens and [more]...2020
  • • 49ers' Kittle, Samuel available for Eagles game
    49ers coach Kyle Shanahan said Friday that tight end George Kittle (sprained left knee) and receiver Deebo Samuel (fractured left foot) will be available to play Sunday night against Philadelphia....2020
  • • NFL Week 4 injuries: George Kittle set to return for 49ers, Michael Thomas and Jamal Adams ruled out
    A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into Week 4...2020
  • • NFL Week 4 injuries: George Kittle set to return for 49ers, Jamal Adams ruled out for Seahawks
    A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into Week 4...2020
  • • Biggest Week 4 injury questions for all 32 NFL teams: What's next for Michael Thomas, George Kittle and others
    Thomas and Kittle could be nearing a return, but the status of others such as Julio Jones is still unclear. NFL Nation reporters have the latest updates....2020
  • • Kyle Shanahan: We kind of expected to play well despite injuries
    The 49ers came into Sunday’s game against the Giants without players like Jimmy Garoppolo, Nick Bosa, George Kittle, Richard Sherman, Raheem Mostert, Deebo Samuel and Tevin Coleman, which led some to wonder if they might become the first team to lose to the Giants this season. Such thoughts turned out to be a waste of [more]...2020
  • • NFL Week 3 injuries: George Kittle, A.J. Brown, Henry Ruggs, Zack Moss, Tyrod Taylor among players ruled out
    A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into Week 3...2020
  • • NFL Week 3 injuries: George Kittle, A.J. Brown out but JuJu Smith-Schuster cleared to play
    A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into Week 3...2020
  • • NFL Week 3 injuries: George Kittle, A.J. Brown out but JuJu Smith-Schuster all clear to play
    A complete rundown of every single team's final injury report heading into Week 3...2020
  • • 49ers' George Kittle ruled out for Week 3 battle with Giants, joins slew of key players nursing injuries
    The Niners are a walking M.A.S.H. unit entering Sunday's battle in New York...2020



George Kittle trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Jordan Reed decided to keep playing after seeing 49ers’ postseason run
    Jordan Reed, a Pro Bowl tight end who at one point signed a $50 million contract with Washington, has suffered seven documented concussions. It appeared that his most recent concussion, suffered during the 2019 preseason, would end his career. It most definitely didn’t. With 49ers starting tight end George Kittle injured, Reed has made a [more]...2020
  • • Ertz frustrated with Eagles over contract talks
    Eagles tight end Zach Ertz, who has two years left on his current deal at an average of $8.5 million, said he believes he should be in the same $14M-$15M neighborhood as George Kittle and Travis Kelce....2020
  • • Zach Ertz opens up about ‘frustrating’ contract talks with Eagles
    It’s understandable that Ertz wants a new deal after seeing how much money George Kittle and Travis Kelce got from their respective teams....2020
  • • Eagles, Zach Ertz again talking about contract extension
    The Eagles have re-opened contract talks with tight end Zach Ertz‘s representation, Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports. After the 49ers signed George Kittle to a five-year, $75 million extension and the Chiefs signed Travis Kelce to a four-year, $57 million extension, Ertz appeared the next tight end in line for a megadeal. Austin Hooper [more]...2020
  • • Dallas Goedert “happy that the tight end position is seen as more valuable”
    The contract extensions signed by 49ers tight end George Kittle and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce got noticed in Philadelphia. Zach Ertz has two years left on his current deal and the two new contracts have raised the bar on salaries at the position. Dallas Goedert will be able to sign an extension after the [more]...2020
  • • WWE legend Ric Flair surprises 49ers TE George Kittle to congratulate him on contract extension
    Kittle is a notorious a longtime professional wrestling fan...2020
  • • George Kittle: I am blessed to play for 49ers for years to come
    Not long after the 49ers announced that George Kittle signed his five-year contract extension, the team released a statement from the tight end. Kittle expressed his gratitude for the $75 million deal that will pay him an $18 million signing bonus. “I would first like to express my gratitude and appreciation to the entire 49ers [more]...2020
  • • 49ers announce George Kittle’s five-year extension
    It’s officially official. The 49ers announced Friday that tight end George Kittle has signed his five-year contract extension through the 2025 season. It was reported Thursday the deal is worth $75 million with an $18 million signing bonus. “We are thrilled to have reached an agreement with George to keep him in red and gold [more]...2020
  • • 49ers facing tough economic reality even after George Kittle signing
    The Niners must address an uncertain cap with 22 unrestricted free agents in 2021, including Trent Williams and Richard Sherman....2020
  • • Report: George Kittle, 49ers nearing agreement on deal to become highest paid tight end
    A new contract for San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle may not be done just yet, but it appears as though the wait won’t go on much longer. According to the NFL Network, the 49ers and Kittle are nearing completion on a deal that will make Kittle the highest paid tight end in the [more]...2020

George Kittle stats

  • • 49ers' George Kittle scores 44-yard TD on fourth-and-2
    San Francisco quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo beats the blitz with a throw in stride to his tight end....2020
  • • Tevin Coleman wears massive chain after 49ers’ playoff win
    You couldn’t miss Tevin Coleman and the bling he was wearing during a postgame interview with NBC’s Michele Tafoya on Saturday. Coleman rushed for two touchdowns in the 49ers’ 27-10 win over the visiting Minnesota Vikings in Santa Clara. He was interviewed by Tafoya along with George Kittle following the game. Only Coleman had a huge chain around his neck for the interview. Coleman rushed for 105 ...2020
  • • Combine: Plenty of real -- and good -- tight ends to choose from
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The Patriots entered the 2016 season with arguably the best duo of tight ends in the NFL as Martellus Bennett arrived via trade to pair with freakish positional measuring stick Rob Gronkowski. But the position has a far different look and feel heading into the 2017 offseason. Gronkowski missed the second half of the season after undergoing the third back surgery of his career, whil...2017

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  • • Frank Clark buried Jimmy Garoppolo with savage quote after Chiefs beat 49ers in Super Bowl LIV
    Frank Clark and the Kansas City Chiefs got the better of Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers during Super Bowl LIV. Then after the game, the outspoken pass rusher absolutely buried the quarterback with a damning quote. “You paying the guy $140 million, $130 million, whatever he’s getting paid, man,” Clark told NBC Sports Bay Area. “He’s gotta throw the ball. Obviously he didn’t do that. Th...2020
  • • George Kittle, USAA, TAPs have given the family of a fallen soldier a Super Bowl trip
    49ers tight end George Kittle is doing what he can to acknowledge and support a family that suffered the loss of a man who was serving his country. Kittle, working with USAA and the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, has given the family of Martin “Mick” LaMar a trip to Super Bowl LIV in Miami. [more]...2020
  • • George Kittle sending family of fallen soldier to Super Bowl LIV
    San Francisco 49ers star tight end George Kittle is hard as granite on the gridiron, but off the field he’s got a huge heart and the means to show it. According to Alex Didion of NBC Sports Bay Area, Kittle is sending the family of former U.S. Army Sergeant Martin “Mick” LaMar, who was shot and killed during his second tour of duty in Mosul, Iraq on Jan. 15, 2011, to Super Bowl LIV. Kittle is send...2020
  • • 49ers' Kittle taking family of fallen soldier to SB
    San Francisco tight end George Kittle has awarded the surviving family of Martin "Mick" LaMar a trip to Super Bowl LIV in Miami, where the 49ers will play the Kansas City Chiefs. LaMar was killed in Mosul, Iraq, in 2011....2020
  • • Combine: Plenty of real -- and good -- tight ends to choose from

Top George Kittle news

  • • George Kittle agrees to five-year extension with 49ers worth a reported $75 million
    Kittle and the 49ers have broken the bank...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020: Offensive pass interference call denies 49ers chance at points at end of first half
    George Kittle was called for offensive pass interference on a catch that would've put the 49ers in field goal range...2020
  • • Source: Kittle, 49ers reach 5-yr., $75M extension
    Tight end George Kittle has agreed to a five-year, $75 million extension with the San Francisco 49ers, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday....2020
  • • 49ers legends Jerry Rice, Terrell Owens angry at Super Bowl penalty on George Kittle: 'Are you serious?'
    The two Hall of Fame wide receivers aren't holding back...2020
  • • 49ers' George Kittle reveals he's playing through torn labrum; he has no plans to get surgery in the future
    San Francisco's tight end is one of the toughest players in the NFL...2020
  • • 49ers to prioritize George Kittle contract extension expected to make him highest-paid tight end, per report
    George Kittle is about hit his payday with San Francisco...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020 opening night: Tight ends Travis Kelce, George Kittle provide scouting reports on each other
    Kelce has admired Kittle from afar and the same can be said for the 49ers' tight end...2020
  • • Super Bowl 2020: Ranking every starter for Chiefs and 49ers, with Patrick Mahomes, George Kittle at the top
    The Chiefs have more players in the top 10, but the Niners have more overall top talent...2020
  • • Super Bowl Sunday 2020: Shannon Sharpe says George Kittle is better than Travis Kelce
    Sharpe gives his comparisons on the two tight ends...2020
  • • 49ers' Kittle looking for more than top TE money
    George Kittle and the 49ers haven't made much progress on a new contract, with his agent saying he is looking for more than a deal that makes Kittle the highest-paid tight end in the NFL....2020
  • • WWE legend Ric Flair surprises 49ers TE George Kittle to congratulate him on contract extension
  • • Agent's Take: Why George Kittle could break the bank in what could be a banner offseason for tight ends
    The 49ers tight end ranks among the best pass-catchers in the league, regardless of position...2020
  • • 49ers' George Kittle on the catch that helped down the Saints: 'Don't let one guy tackle you'
    The All-Pro only had one man to beat, and he loves those odds...2019
  • • Super Bowl 2020: 49ers' George Kittle emotional following loss to Chiefs, vows he 'will be back'
    Kittle sounds like a man possessed...2020

George Kittle fantasy rankings and news

  • • George Kittle got Venmo requests from angry fantasy owners after huge game
    San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle was unexpectedly responsible for making and breaking some fantasy football seasons two weeks ago, and those who were on the wrong end of his monster game want to be reimbursed. During an appearance on the “RapSheet and Friends” podcast with Ian Rapoport of NFL Network this week, Kittle spoke about going off for 210 yards and a touchdown in what was the f...2018

George Kittle schedule, game

  • • Jordan Reed decided to keep playing after seeing 49ers’ postseason run
  • • Raheem Mostert gives 49ers the lead on first offensive play
    The 49ers don’t have tight end George Kittle in the lineup on Sunday, but their offense is still off to a fast start. Raheem Mostert took a toss from Jimmy Garoppolo on the first offensive play of the game and sprinted 80 yards for a touchdown. Robbie Gould‘s extra point made it a 7-0 game [more]...2020
  • • John Lynch: Would be silly not to figure it out with George Kittle
    Tight end George Kittle is looking for a new contract, but said early this month that he wants to be with his 49ers teammates to open training camp. It doesn’t look like anything has changed his view over the last few weeks. General Manager John Lynch said on KNBR Tuesday that the team expects Kittle [more]...2020
  • • George Kittle loves and hates expanded playoffs
    Expended playoffs are coming to the NFL. Like it or not. 49ers tight end George Kittle likes it, and not. “I love it and I hate it at the same time,” Kittle told #PFTPM on Friday, as transcribed by “I like games. I love the playoffs. The playoffs are some of the most exciting [more]...2020
  • • 49ers star George Kittle inviting fans to join him in workouts online amid coronavirus pandemic
    As we all continue to spend more time than we ever thought was possible in our homes amid the coronavirus pandemic, George Kittle is doing his part to continue inspiring the masses. The San Francisco 49ers superstar tight end is making his workouts, which he’s doing in his garage because he’s also stuck at home like the rest of us, available for fans to watch and participate in online. Working wit...2020
  • • Arik Armstead, 49ers in extension talks
    Faced with a genuine possibility of losing one of their five first-round defensive linemen in free agency, the 49ers are not giving up on keeping Arik Armstead in the fold. San Francisco holds barely $13 million in cap space and is in the early stages of talks with George Kittle and DeForest Buckner on what will be mammoth extensions. However, the 49ers still want to extend Armstead. And they are ...2020
  • • Super Bowl mismatches: Two chief concerns for Kansas City
    Yardbarker's Michael Nania analyzes the biggest positional mismatches during the NFL playoffs. GLOSSARY:  DVOA (Defense-Adjusted Value Over Average): A method of evaluating teams, units or players in a comparative fashion. It takes every play during the NFL season and compares each to a league-average baseline based on situation. EPA (Estimated Points Added): The measure of a play’s impact on the ...2020
  • • George Kittle’s pregame routine includes vomiting, head-butting walls
    San Francisco 49ers All-Pro tight end George Kittle is one odd duckling. We knew this long before the game’s best tight end earned a trip to Super Bowl LIV. Now that Kittle and his upstart 49ers are in the limelight ahead of their huge matchup with the Kansas City Chiefs, we’re starting to learn a bit more about him. That apparently includes Kittle throwing up and head-butting walls before every s...2020
  • • Vastly underpaid, tight ends Kittle, Kelce should cash in after Super Bowl
    Super Bowl LIV will showcase the highest-profile matchup in tight end history: Kansas City's Travis Kelce vs. San Francisco's George Kittle. Each was essential in elevating his team to the NFL’s biggest stage. Although Hall of Famers John Mackey and Mike Ditka faced off in Super Bowl V, both were on the downsides of their careers and playing in an era with limited passing volume and less NFL expos...2020
  • • George Kittle expected to be fully healthy for NFC title game
    Many San Francisco 49ers fans were in a bit of panic when George Kittle did not practice Wednesday ahead of the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers. On Thursday, head coach Kyle Shanahan put their fears to rest. Speaking with media ahead of Thursday’s practice, Shanahan said Kittle is expected to be a full participant in practice and that he should be fully healthy for Sunday’s tit...2020

George Kittle rumors, scandals

  • • Jeff Wilson calls idea of Tom Brady for Jimmy Garoppolo “ludicrous”
    Some 49ers players obviously have heard the speculation of Tom Brady to San Francisco. Not surprisingly, they have thrown their support behind Brady’s former backup, Jimmy Garoppolo, who started for the team in Super Bowl LIV last month. Tight end George Kittle posted a celebration picture of himself with Garoppolo without comment on Instagram. Running [more]...2020
  • • 49ers to prioritize extension for George Kittle
    The 2019 NFL season is officially in the books. The 49ers just lost the Super Bowl in heartbreaking fashion, but they have to shake it off quickly and turn their attention to the offseason. Star tight end George Kittle is set to enter the final year of his rookie deal in 2020, and it sounds like San Francisco isn’t going to let him get anywhere close to free agency. The 49ers are going to prioriti...2020
  • • Seven most underrated players in Super Bowl LIV
    Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers will be all about star power. Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce, Tyreek Hill and Frank Clark on one side. The NFC champion 49ers boast a ton of stars in their own right. That includes Pro Bowlers George Kittle, Nick Bosa and Richard Sherman. But this might not be where the game is won. Rather, it’s all about other players stepping u...2020
  • • Antonio Brown likes IG post of him in 49ers uniform
    We’re still not entirely too sure what happened between star receiver Antonio Brown and his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates over the past week. A report on New Year’s Eve indicated that Brown skipped practice and was benched for Week 17 over a dispute with quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Then, on Tuesday, Big Ben said that Brown is not returning calls or texts from teammates. It’s led to speculation...2019

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