The All-Pro tight end was a “full go” in practice on Wednesday, said 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan, the first time since he sustained a left knee sprain in a 1-week loss to the 49ers’ Arizona Cardinals.
Kightley missed the last two matches with an injury. He competed in limited practices last week, but was not cleared to play at the 497 New York Giants victory.
“I think we’ll always be smart with him,” Shanahan said. “We are not only going to throw him with his general representative and everything, but he is going to go all over. He will join it, and I am excited to see him go there. ”
Kait seperated the Arizona Cardinals in the first half of the 49th. Having sustained a late injury after losing at 49. 13. He returned to play every moment of the second half, but did not catch a pass after registering four receptions for 44 yards. First half.
The 49ers (2-1) draw a two-game winning streak in Sunday night football to face the Eagles (0-2-1) at Levy Stadium.
Kittle returned at a good time, as the 49ers plan to keep Jordan Reid in injured reserve this week. Reid is expected to miss six to eight weeks with a medial collateral ligament partially torn in his knee.
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