San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle was officially suspended against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
Kittle didn’t practice this week with a groin injury. In a long season, it doesn’t make sense to push ahead.
Iowa State product, three Pro Bowl selections, 71 catches and 6 touchdown catches last season.
Trey Lance gets his third career start as the 49ers travel to Soldier Field to face the Bears. In two games last season, Lance went 1-1.
Other injuries we’re keeping an eye on ahead of Sunday’s Week 1 game:
- Arizona Cardinals Tight end Zach Eltz (Mavericks) likely at home against the Chiefs, assuming no Question warm up. However, defensive end JJ Watt (Mavericks) is not expected to play, according to Rapoport.
- Baltimore NFL Network Insider Mike Garafolo reports that Ravens running back JK Dobbins (knee) will be playing with Not active in Jets games. The team has since made the announcement. Dobbins, who has yet to complete a full training session, said he wanted to play but, according to Garafolo, his team stopped him.
- Detroit Lions center Frank Ragnot (groin) officially takes on Philadelphia.
- Green Bay Packers sources told Rapoport and NFL Network Insider Tom Pelisero, Left tackle David Bakhtiari (knee), right tackle Elgerton Jenkins (chest/knee) and wide receiver Alan Lazard (ankle) are expected to face the Minnesota Vikings. Yosh Nijman will start at Bakhtiari’s position in the blind spot of Aaron Rodgers.
- Miami Dolphins Defensive tackle Cameron Wolfe of NFL Network reports that Raekwon Davis (knee; has Question) should play today against the Patriots after a midweek injury. Davis has since been declared active against New England, while safety Eric Rowe (pectoral muscle) has been inactive.
- Minnesota Vikings‘ first-round pick, safety Lewis Sinn, no Participated in today’s opener against the Packers as he exacerbated knee problems this week, according to sources. It’s no big deal for Cine – he just misses too much practice. According to Pelisero, he is expected to make his debut in Week 2.
- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas (hamstring) ) is officially active and will be with Falcons game. It was his first appearance on the field since his absence last season.
- Washington Commander Logan Thomas, trying to recover from a torn ACL late last season Come on over and have a great game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Atlanta Falcons First-round pick wide receiver Drake London, has been nursing a minor knee Injured, was active against the Saints.
New England Patriots Wide receiver Jakobi Meyers is listed as a player with knee problems, Active in the game against the Dolphins. Offensive tackle Isaiah Wynn (back) was also active.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wide receiver Chris Godwin Will return from a torn ACL in Dallas’ game against the Cowboys, barring a setback in the warm-up. A source told Rapoport that he might relax, but he should play.