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49ers-Bears Injury Report: George Kittle questionable for Week 1, Daniel Brunskill out

Sep 9, 2022 at 1:52 PM--


The San Francisco 49ers are preparing for their Week 1 contest against the Chicago Bears on Sunday at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Tight end George Kittle missed three practices this week as he deals with a groin strain. There was some hope that he might practice on Friday, but that did not happen. The tight end is officially listed as "questionable" for the game, and head coach Kyle Shanahan remains optimistic that he could still play.

"That's why he's questionable," the coach said.

A reporter asked if that meant he could play.

"Questionably," the coach responded with a slight laugh.

On Friday morning, Shanahan stated that he didn't expect to have offensive lineman Daniel Brunskill available.

Linebacker Dre Greenlaw, who has been dealing with an elbow injury, appears good to go.

"That's why I didn't give him a designation," Shanahan said.

Below are the official injury reports for the 49ers and Bears, provided by the 49ers Communications staff. Also included are Friday's practice participation reports.

San Francisco 49ers


Out
G Daniel Brunskill (hamstring)

Questionable
TE George Kittle (groin)

Chicago Bears


Doubtful
WR Velus Jones (hamstring)

Questionable
DE Dominique Robinson (knee)

San Francisco 49ers Friday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
OL Daniel Brunskill (hamstring), TE George Kittle (groin)

Limited Participation in Practice
LB Dre Greenlaw (elbow)

Full Participation in Practice
DL Arik Armstead (knee), LB Oren Burks (knee), QB Jimmy Garoppolo (right shoulder), T Mike McGlinchey (knee)

Chicago Bears Friday Practice


Did Not Participate In Practice
WR Velus Jones (hamstring)

Limited Participation in Practice
DE Dominique Robinson (knee)

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