49ers may sit TE George Kittle (knee) due to Metlife turf

Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan alluded to possibly holding star tight end George Kittle out of Week 3 due to the turf at Metlife Stadium.

Fantasy Impact: 

The 49ers suffered a rash of serious injuries in Week 2 against the Jets and have attributed them at least in part to poor field conditions at Metlife Stadium. Kittle is working his way back from a sprained knee and the 49ers will not want to take any chances with their superstar tight end that just signed a massive extension heading into this season. Hopefully Shanahan will provide updates on Kittle's status later in the week, but it's possible fantasy players will not know his status until Sunday morning inactives are released.

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