San Francisco 49ers’ George Kittle Calls his Teammate the ‘Most Talented Player in Football’

Published 12/18/2021, 4:34 AM EST


NFL Pro Bowl voting closed on Thursday. The results confused some fans. It seems like some talented players did not even get in the top five. The most shocking of all was the rank of San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Trent Williams.

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It does not make sense to many people. William defended perfectly every time he stepped foot on the field. San Francisco star tight end George Kittle stepped up to defend his teammate’s honor.

Trent Williams on the field

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Trent Williams was the fourth overall draft pick by the Washington Redskins in the 2010 NFL Draft. The offensive tackle, at 6-foot-5 and 320-pound, was built for greatness. His stature is enough to send chills down the spine of the players playing against him. He can toss fully grown NFL players like rag dolls.

Williams has an old relationship with the Pro Bowl. From 2012 to 2018, he has appeared in it seven straight times.

Trent joined the 49ers in 2020. Trent joined the 49ers in 2020. In the current season, the Pro Football Focus ranked Williams 99 overall. He has made 759 snaps and allowed one sack. The offensive tackle has six quarterback hits, eight hurries, and 15 pressures.

With a rank of 99 overall, it is clear that Trent Williams is not just a good offensive tackle; he is the best. Williams is the heart and soul of the San Francisco 49ers’ defense. This is the reason why people are confused when he finishes eight in the Pro Bowl rankings this year. Williams is a big and strong player with a lot of game left in his tank. 

George Kittle steps up to defend Trent Williams

On Thursday, George Kittle expressed his issues with the Pro Bowl voting during the press conference. He had some words that he wanted to get off his chest after the 49ers’ practice session. 

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“The fact that Trent Williams is eighth in Pro Bowl voting I think is absolutely insane,” said Kittle. “He’s probably the most talented player in football.” These were not just some feel-good words for a teammate. Kettle knows what Trent Williams is capable of. To him, the number eight ranking of the best defender in the league just makes little sense. 

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George Kittle also said, “Trent Williams, the lack of respect Trent Williams gets I think, is outrageous.” The tight end does not appreciate people disrespecting the legacy of Trent Williams.

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Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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Sports journalist by day, gamer by night and a gym addict by morning. Gurjyot has been a lifelong fan of Wrestling, Contact sports, Rock music and Video games. With a degree in English Literature and Economics from Patkar College, Mumbai, he is set out to conquer every task he sets his mind to.

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