The Vikings gave Kelce (and other tight ends across the league) the short stuff, but if they do so against Kittle, they had better make sure they tackle the man who legitimately believes he can't be tackled. Finding Kittle further down the field will tougher than it usually is, but fortunately for the 49ers and Kittle, their offensive game-plan isn't usually completely dependent on it. … [Read more...] about Should George Kittle be worried about the Vikings’ abnormally strong tight end defense?
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And while he made Kittle's day with the response ("Am I dreaming," Kittle tweeted of the reply), Johnson isn't actually a self-proclaimed Niners fan. According to a 2007 chat Johnson did with ESPN subscribers, his favorite team is the Miami Dolphins ("You better not laugh"), which are right around the corner from where he attended the University of Miami, plus "any team that have players I played with," which at the time included the Oakland Raiders (Warren Sapp), and the Baltimore Ravens (Ray Lewis). … [Read more...] about The Rock responds to 49ers tight end George Kittle’s post-game impersonation
COLUMBIA, MO - OCTOBER 21: Former Texas A&M tight ends coach Joe Jon Finley, who was also on the Missouri Tigers' staff for three years, watches players during warm up prior to a game against the Idaho Vandals at Memorial Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about Aggies’ tight end coach headed to Mississippi
Injury report: Wide receiver Marquise Goodwin (calf) and linebacker Mark Nzeocha did not practice. ... Tight end Garrett Celek (concussion), center Weston Richburg (knee), linebacker Malcolm Smith (Achilles) and cornerback K’Waun Williams (knee) were limited. … [Read more...] about 49ers’ George Kittle has shot at NFL season record for tight-end receiving yards
Kittle’s eight-catch, 103-yard performance in a 20-7 win over the Rams was highlighted by an eye-opening 45-yard catch-and-run in the second quarter. Kittle caught the pass at the 35, broke four tackles and dragged defenders several yards before he was subdued at the 6-yard line. … [Read more...] about 49ers’ ‘hobbling’ tight end George Kittle inflicts pain on the Rams