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49ers-Packers Injury Report: George Kittle returns to practice; Kwon Alexander, Dee Ford limited

Jan 16, 2020 at 1:49 PM--

The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for the NFC Championship Game against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California. On Thursday, the team held its second of three full practices this week, despite the rainy weather.

There was some concern on Wednesday surrounding the status of All-Pro tight end George Kittle, who sat out that practice due to what was described as "ankle soreness." Kittle was a full participant during Thursday's practice.

"The soreness did (surprised me) a little bit," head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters. "That's why I didn't bring it up in here before practice. But, I knew he had some wear and tear from the game, was a little sorer than we thought before practice. So, we held him out."

The only players who were limited were linebacker Kwon Alexander (pectoral) and defensive end Dee Ford (quadricep, hamstring).

Below are Thursday's practice participation reports for both the 49ers and Packers, which were provided by the 49ers Communications staff.

San Francisco 49ers Thursday Practice

Limited Participation in Practice
LB Kwon Alexander (pectoral), DL Dee Ford (quadricep, hamstring)

Full Participation in Practice
RB Tevin Coleman (elbow), TE George Kittle (ankle), RB Raheem Mostert (calf)

Green Bay Packers Thursday Practice

Limited Participation in Practice
WR Geronimo Allison (illness), DT Kenny Clark (back), TE Jimmy Graham (not injury related), WR Allen Lazard (ankle), TE Marcedes Lewis (not injury related), LB Preston Smith (ankle), RB Dan Vitale (knee), CB Tramon Williams (not injury related)

Full Participation in Practice
S Adrian Amos (chest), T Bryan Bulaga (not injury related), WR Ryan Grant (not injury related), LB Blake Martinez (hand), G Billy Turner (ankle)

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