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George Kittle (knee) officially ruled out for Week 3 vs. Giants

by Mike Maher | 49ers Correspondent | Fri, Sep 25th 1:28pm EDT

49ers tight end George Kittle has officially been ruled out for the team's Week 3 matchup against the New York Giants, according to head coach Kyle Shanahan. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Ian Rapoport adds that Kittle pushed to play on Sunday, indicating that he is close to returning. However, the team opted to hold him out for another week, especially since the team is playing on the same MetLife Stadium turf that the 49ers expressed public concerns about last week. Monitor his status this next week but look for him to return in Week 4 against the Eagles. With Kittle out, Jordan Reed should step in as the top tight end in the passing game for San Francisco.

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