49ers' George Kittle (foot, injured reserve) participates in Thursday's practice

San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle (foot) practiced on Thursday.

What It Means:

Kittle remains on San Francisco's injured reserve despite practicing on Thursday. Expect Jordan Reed to play an increased role at tight end until Kittle is activated.

Reed's current projection for Week 15's contest against the Dallas Cowboys includes 3.6 receptions for 36.0 yards on 5.2 targets.