NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that 49ers TE George Kittle is expected to play today against the Rams, "barring a setback." Rapoport adds that Kittle "may workout pregame to test it, but the plan is to play." Kittle was added to the injury report Friday with a hamstring issue. The situation certainly adds risk to his Week 6 outlook and damages his DFS profile. But an active Kittle will almost certainly start in your season-long lineup.
Update: ESPN's Adam Schefter hears that there's "some concern about whether [Kittle] will be able to finish the game." He remains a top-5 play in season-long leagues but now looks like a tournament-only option in DFS.
49ers TE George Kittle (calf) is active for today’s game vs. the Cardinals. He’s been out since Week 4. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported this morning that Kittle is slated to play “roughly half the game.” We’re expecting him to be out there for most passing plays, though, and would feel comfortable getting Kittle into Week 9 fantasy lineups.
49ers TE George Kittle (calf) is expected to play today but will be on a "pitch count," according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The plan is for Kittle to play "roughly half the game," Schefter adds. For perspective, Kittle played between 92-100% of San Francisco's offensive snaps in the first 4 games. Still, we'd expect him to be on the field for most, if not all, of the obvious passing situations. Consider him a lower-end TE1 with upside for Week 9.
The 49ers have activated TE George Kittle (calf) from IR, which should be the last step to him returning for Sunday's game against Arizona. HC Kyle Shanahan indicated earlier this week he didn't expect significant limitations to Kittle's role upon his return.
49ers insider Matt Maiocco confirms that TE George Kittle (calf) will be activated on Saturday and is on track to play vs. the Cardinals on Sunday. Kittle carries some added risk in his 1st action since Week 4. And Arizona ranks 2nd in adjusted fantasy points allowed to TEs. But Kittle is still a rock-solid TE1 with plenty of upside.
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