Latest George Kittle News

Russell Wilson off to a slow start, but Niners see same QB

Sep. 22, 2022 19:03 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The only difference the San Francisco 49ers see in longtime nemesis Russell Wilson isn't in his game but his gear. “It’s so weird seeing him in a new uniform,” linebacker Azeez Al-Shaair said. “But he’s the same exact guy.” Kyle Shanahan...

Russell Wilson looks to maintain dominance against 49ers

Sep. 22, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (1-1) at DENVER (1-1) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. EDT, NBC OPENING LINE: 49ers by 1, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: 49ers 1-1, Broncos 0-2. SERIES RECORD: 49ers lead 9-7. LAST MEETING: 49ers beat...

Garoppolo's return feels just like 'Niners football'

Sep. 21, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers know painfully well from first-hand experience how an injury to the starting quarterback can derail an entire season. The Niners never recovered from early season injuries that sidelined Jimmy Garoppolo in 2018 and 2020. ...

Lance has surgery as Niners hand offense to Garoppolo

Sep. 19, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Lance underwent season-ending surgery on his broken right ankle Monday, leaving the San Francisco 49ers to go ahead with the rest of the 2022 season with former starter Jimmy Garoppolo back in the helm. Lance got hurt in the first quarter of San...

TE George Kittle out for 2nd straight game for 49ers

Sep. 18, 2022 15:04 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers star tight end George Kittle will miss a second straight game because of a groin injury. Kittle is inactive for San Francisco's game Sunday against Seattle after being listed as questionable on the injury report. Kittle also missed the...

49ers look for bounce back when they host Seahawks

Sep. 15, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

SEATTLE (1-0) at SAN FRANCISCO (0-1) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. ET, Fox OPENING LINE: 49ers by 9 1/2, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Seattle 1-0; San Francisco 0-1. SERIES RECORD: Seahawks lead 30-17. LAST...

49ers RB Jeff Wilson looks to seize opportunity as starter

Sep. 14, 2022 20:20 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers find themselves in a frustrating but familiar spot: a starting running back has gotten injured, forcing the team to scramble for a solution. Next man up after Elijah Mitchell went down with a knee injury that is expected to...

49ers lose top running back Elijah Mitchell in opener

Sep. 12, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost more than a game in a sloppy season-opener at Chicago. The Niners lost starting running back Elijah Mitchell to a knee injury in the 19-10 loss to the Bears on Sunday. Mitchell is expected to be sidelined for about two months....

Fields throws 2 TDs, Bears top 49ers 19-10 in Eberflus debut

Sep. 11, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Justin Fields rolled to his left with two defenders closing in on him. As his quarterback scrambled one way, Dante Pettis broke toward the opposite side. Fields saw his receiver wide open. He lofted a pass across the field, and Pettis took it the rest of the way for...

Lance 'frustrated' with his mistakes in 49ers' loss to Bears

Sep. 11, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trey Lance got the keys to San Francisco's offense in July. When it comes to driving in the rain, well, that still needs some work. With Jimmy Garoppolo watching from the sideline, Lance and San Francisco were shut down by the Chicago Bears in a 19-10 loss on Sunday....