SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The last time San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle played the Denver Broncos in the regular season, he had the most productive day of his NFL career.
Which means Kittle's return from the groin injury that kept him on the sidelines for the first two weeks of this season couldn't come at a better time.
Yes, Kittle will make his season debut Sunday night against the Broncos, coach Kyle Shanahan confirmed Friday afternoon. «He's good to go,» Shanahan said. «I thought he got better each day.
He means a ton in both [the run and pass game]. Kittle has been one of our better players here over the years when he's out there.Read more on espn.com