SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Despite a broken ankle and a banged-up knee, San Francisco 49ers tight end George Kittle made his return to the lineup for Sunday night's game against the Green Bay Packers.

But if you didn't know about those injuries before the game, you wouldn't have been able to tell he was still nursing them from his performance as he sparked the Niners to a dominant 37-8 victory against the Packers on Sunday night.

Playing in his first career Sunday Night Football game, Kittle appeared in his first game since Oct. 31 and finished with six catches on as many targets for 129 yards, including a 61-yard touchdown that essentially put the game away in the third quarter.

Offensively, the Packers amassed only 198 total yards and went 1-of-15 on third downs.

Another road trip for this Sunday when the Pack heads east to face the New York Giants.

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