When the San Francisco 49ers face the Chicago Bears in their season

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opener in 2022, their offense may not be in full force. George Kittel,

a leading tight end, missed practice on Thursday.Kittel, 28, suffered a groin injury.

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Although it is not considered critical, the 49ers are taking

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all reasonable measures to ensure that this is a temporary injury.

"At the start of the 49ers' practice on Thursday,

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George Kittel was absent. Given that it's only week 1,

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which is generally "unlikely to play this weekend." David Lombardi.

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It's not a good time, especially since the 49ers will introduce Trey Lance

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as their new starting quarterback later this week.

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San Francisco's offense isn't as strong without George Kittel in the starting lineup.

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