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49ers' George Kittle Ruled out vs. Jets Because of Knee Injury

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle will miss Week 2 against the New York Jets with a knee injury, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

The 26-year-old was an All-Pro in 2019 after catching 85 passes for 1,053 yards and five touchdowns. Football Outsiders ranked him fourth in DYAR (defense-adjusted yards above replacement) among tight ends.

Minor injuries to his ankle and knee kept Kittle out for two games, while he said in January he had been playing through a torn labrum since the 2018 season.