Facing crucial offseason
Coach Kyle Shanahan said he wants to see Pettis "on a mission" this offseason, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
Healthy scratch for Super Bowl
Pettis (coach's decision) is inactive for Sunday's Super Bowl against Kansas City, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Practices in full Friday
Pettis (illness) was a full practice participant Friday, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Returns from illness
Pettis (illness) returned to practice Friday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Under the weather
Pettis did not practice Thursday due to an illness, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Falls completely out of favor
Pettis finished with 11 receptions for 109 yards and two touchdowns in 11 games during the regular season.
Returns to full participation
Pettis (knee) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice, Cam Inman of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Sitting out Week 14
Pettis (knee) is inactive for Sunday's game against the Saints, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Questionable for Week 14
Pettis (knee) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Saints, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Logs limited practice
Pettis (knee) practiced in a limited capacity Thursday,Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Pettis (knee) was listed as a non-participant in Wednesday's practice, Jennifer Lee Chan of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Rehabbing on side Wednesday
Pettis (knee) practiced on the side field Wednesday, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Likely out another week
Pettis (knee) isn't expected to be available for Sunday's game at New Orleans, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Won't face Ravens
Pettis (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game in Baltimore, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Avoids serious injury
Pettis is believed to be nursing a knee sprain Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Doesn't practice Thursday
Pettis (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Picks up left knee injury
Pettis injured his left knee at Wednesday's practice, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Active, but not used
Pettis was on the field for just seven snaps and went without a target in Sunday's 37-8 win over the Packers.
Playing Week 11
Pettis (back) is listed as active Sunday against the Cardinals, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Questionable for Sunday
Pettis (groin) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Still has cap on practice reps
Pettis (back) practiced in a limited fashion Thursday, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
Limited by back injury
Pettis was a limited practice participant Wednesday due to a back injury.
No catches Monday
Pettis was targeted three times, but did not record a catch in Monday's 27-24 loss to the Seahawks.
Sticks in backup role
Pettis caught his lone target for 21 yards in Thursday's 28-25 win over the Cardinals.
Role reduced, trade rumored
Pettis had one reception (three targets) for five yards in Sunday's 51-13 win over the Panthers.
Good for Sunday
Pettis (knee) doesn't have an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Panthers, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Tending to knee injury
Pettis was limited at Thursday's practice by a knee injury, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports.
No catches in win
Pettis was unable to haul in either of his targets in Sunday's 9-0 win over Washington.
Leads wideouts with 45 yards
Pettis caught three passes (six targets) for 45 yards in Sunday's 20-7 win over the Rams.
Leaves points on field
Pettis caught one pass (three targets) for 11 yards in Sunday's 31-3 win over the Browns.
Another preseason injury revealed
Head coach Kyle Shanahan revealed that Pettis has been dealing with a pectoral injury in addition to a previously-reported groin injury to begin the season, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Scores game-winning touchdown
Pettis caught four passes (five targets) for 20 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 24-20 win over Pittsburgh.
Only usage as passer
Pettis was not targeted, but completed his lone pass attempt on a trick play for 16 yards in Sunday's 41-17 win over Cincinnati.
Expects to play
Pettis said he feels healthy and expects to see more playing time Sunday in Cincinnati, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
Barely used in opener
Coach Kyle Shanahan suggested health concerns contributed to the lack of playing time for Pettis in Sunday's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay, Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com reports. "[Pettis] just got cleared to come back on Monday, so he was a little behind the 8-ball on that," Shanahan said. "Hopefully he'll work off that and continue to earn some more time out there."
Disappointing opening performance
Pettis hauled in his only target for seven yards in Week 1 against the Buccaneers.
Not listed on injury report
Pettis (groin) is not listed on the injury report and is expected to play Sunday against the Buccaneers, according to Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area.
Progress to full participation
Pettis (groin) practiced in full Thursday, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports.
Limited in practice Wednesday
Pettis (groin) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Still has Shanahan's confidence
Coach Kyle Shanahan said he's been critical of Pettis (groin) because he believes the wide receiver is talented enough to become the best player on the 49ers, Eric Branch of The San Francisco Chronicle reports. "[Pettis] can be our best player on this team," Shanahan said. "He can be our No. 1 receiver, our No. 2 receiver, our slot receiver, or just a role receiver. And he's shown that he can do all of that, but he hasn't shown it consistently enough so that we know exactly where to put him."
Nursing groin injury
Pettis disclosed Monday that he's managing a "minor" groin injury, Cam Inman of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Pettis worked on the side of the field to begin Monday's practice due to an undisclosed injury, Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Challenged by coach again
Coach Kyle Shanahan said Pettis played into the fourth quarter of Saturday's preseason win over the Chiefs because he's still in the process of competing for a role, Matt Barrows of The Athletic reports. "He's still trying to earn a role on this team and still is trying to show what he's capable of doing ... consistently," Shanahan said.
Targeted just once
Pettis couldn't haul in his lone target in Monday night's 24-15 preseason win over the Broncos.
Starting job not guaranteed
Head coach Kyle Shanahan wants to challenge Pettis to earn a starting job this preseason, Matt Maiocco of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Minimally involved versus Dallas
Pettis failed to bring in his only target during Saturday's preseason opener against Dallas.
Weighs 197 pounds
Pettis said he now weighs 197 pounds, Eric Branch of The San Francisco Chronicle reports. "I know I'm a little slimmer," Pettis said. "So that's something I've always been trying to work on: Just trying to gain a little more weight, get a little stronger."