No. 4: Tight end George Kittle is nothing but elite
It has been one hell of a year for Kittle. He not only broke a string of 49er franchise records, but also surpassed both tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Travis Kelce for the most receiving yards by a tight end in a season.
Kittle ends his season with 1,377 receiving yards.
Kelce beat out Gronk in his earlier Sunday game against the Oakland Raiders. However, it was a title he held for a mere few hours prior to Kittle taking the lead in the fourth quarter in L.A.
Quarterback Nick Mullens threw to Kittle, who ran for a 43-yard touchdown to take his place as the No. 1 tight end:
With his breakout season, Kittle has cemented his place as one of the league’s elite tight ends.