Garrett Celek (ankle) has been placed on injured reserve, CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco reports.
With Celek nursing a high-ankle sprain and the San Francisco 49ers out of contention, there wasn't much incentive to see if he might make it back for Week 16 or 17. Even before the injury, Celek was surpassed by Vance McDonald, who subsequently suffered a concussion during Sunday's win over the Bears. If McDonald isn't ready for Sunday's game against Cleveland, rookie Blake Bell will likely get most of the targets at tight end. Celek doesn't offer much in the way of long-term upside and may have to compete for a roster spot next season.
Garrett Celek (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Chicago.
With Celek missing at least one game, Vance McDonald could pick up some extra snaps and targets, following a 6-71-1 receiving line in Week 12. Both tight ends have been getting a lot of playing time, but McDonald had emerged as the superior deep-league fantasy option, even before Celek suffered the injury.
Garrett Celek (ankle) didn't practice Wednesday, Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Celek emerged from Sunday's loss to the Cardinals with a high ankle sprain, which is typically accompanied by a multi-week absence. With Wednesday's DNP, his case appears to be no different, and he could very well be ruled out for this Sunday's game at Chicago by the end of the week.
Garrett Celek was diagnosed with a high ankle sprain after Sunday's loss to the Cardinals.
If Celek misses time beyond Week 12, which seems likely, there could be a few more targets available for top tight end Vance McDonald, who caught six passes for 71 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's game. No. 3 tight end Blake Bell would also be in line for a bigger role, after catching three passes for 67 yards Sunday afternoon.
Garrett Celek (ankle) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Celek initially left the field with a leg injury, which was clarified as an ankle concern. Currently, the severity of the ailment is unknown, but the San Francisco 49ers will likely lay out a return timetable in due time.
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