George Kittle Injury Update Positive for Super Bowl Matchup With Chiefs

Zach Brunner
George Kittle led the 49ers with 1,053 receiving yards this season.
George Kittle led the 49ers with 1,053 receiving yards this season. / Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images

With Super Bowl LIV kicking off this evening, the last thing anyone wants to see is a detailed injury report. Luckily, the football Gods are blessing us on this Sunday, leaving San Francisco 49ers star tight end George Kittle off the report and good to go for the big game.

Kittle has dealt with a few lower body injuries throughout this football season, with the most recent being an ankle injury. The tight end is known to play through pain, when he has it, but this injury appeared to be relatively minor anyways.

The 49ers tight end led the team in receiving yards this season, with 1,053 on 85 receptions. However, Kittle has been relatively quiet in the playoffs, catching just four passes for 35 yards, including just one catch in the NFC Championship against the Green Bay Packers.

This lack of receiving production did not seem to be related to the ankle issue in any way. Rather, Kittle is one of the best blocking tight ends in the NFL, and the 49ers had an extreme amount of success with the running game so far this postseason.

Whether you are betting on the game or playing fantasy, treat Kittle as you normally would, as he look to be a full go this evening.

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