San Francisco 49ers podcast with Joe Hawkes: Kittle says he might be able to get into today’s game; Lance gets his big chance in opener today

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Trey Lance (5) takes the reigns of starting quarterback and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) will be back up as the season kicks off Sun Sep 11, 2022 at Soldier Field in Chicago (AP News photo)

On the 49ers podcast with J Hawkes:

#1 San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle says there is a chance he could play in today’s game in Chicago against the Bears. Kittle was injured during practice on Monday and not practiced since.

#2 The notice that Kittle could be available was a surprise considering players who are ruled out and who miss the last two full practices before a game could be eligible to play.

#3 Joe, taking a look at other injuries on the team, offensive linesman Daniel Brunskill is suffering a hamstring injury and has been ruled out of today’s game.

#4 Dre Greenlaw who has an elbow injury can see action today he practiced this week on a limited basis.

#5 Trey Lance gets his first full season as named starting quarterback is he as ready as he’ll ever be? or again is this a test to see if he can fulfill being the named starting quarterback?

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