American Thanksgiving madness swept the NFL on Thursday night, and San Francisco 49ers quarterback George Kittle was watching only the turkey.
Defeating the Seahawks 31-13 in Seattle, the visitors were treated to a traditional Thanksgiving meal on the field. The Tight End was very hungry, so much so that he grabbed the whole bird to go enjoy it in the locker room.
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Kittle started on his heels, but still stopped to throw a few thighs at the fans. Deebo Samuel also sent his portion into the Lumen Field crowd, and one lucky 49ers fan didn’t hesitate to grab a tasty piece of meat.
After the game and the feast, running back Christian McCaffrey paid tribute to the Seattle Cooks.
“It was a very good turkey. I don’t know how they managed to keep the food so hot. I was disappointed that I couldn’t eat the marshmallow potato salad. When I got there, I was eating turkey. It was very good, well cooked, not at all dry and like I said, still hot, which is impressive 20 minutes into the game,” described the man who threw the ball 114 yards and scored two touchdowns.
The 49ers (8-3) have several reasons to celebrate after extending their lead atop the National Association West. The Seahawks (6-5) missed a chance to tie with their big rivals.