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Tyler Eifert suffers broken ankle and has surgery; posts heartfelt message on Twitter

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UPDATE (10/12): Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert shared a photo on Twitter of his ankle , which is now in cast following surgery. It’s not pretty.Here’s another angle of his ankle:Here’s to a speedy recovery for Eifert!UPDATE (10/1): Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert has already had surgery to repair his broken ankle, and it sounds like it went as well as it possibly could: Since the injury occurred in late September, it’s ‘possible’ Eifert is fully recovered by the time he becomes a free agent in March. It’s going to be interesting to see how the Bengals handle it, as they also have Tyler Kroft and C.J. Uzomah also set to become free agents. Ideally, the Bengals get one of them re-signed and give Eifert another one-year ‘prove it’ deal. Eifert deserves another shot, but he’s not going to get much interest on the market Bengals Alex Redmond Jersey , so the Bengals may be able to keep him at a minimal deal. At least he’s in good spirits.Just as his season was taking off, Tyler Eifert is out for the rest of 2018.The Bengals tight end suffered a broken ankle vs. the Falcons that will require surgery, according to Adam Schefter. Eifert has since posted an emotional message on Twitter: With Eifert playing under a one-year deal this season, Eifert’s career in Bengals stripes may have ended on the Atlanta turf. What makes this injury even harder to stomach was it came right as Eifert was starting to establish himself as one of the game’s best tight ends.Last week in Carolina, Eifert hauled in six catches on eight targets for 78 yards. Then in just over a half of work against the Falcons, Eifert caught four passes on four targets for 38 yards and his first touchdown of 2018.That score ultimately helped the Bengals escape Atlanta with a hard-fought 37-36 win. Here’s to hoping for a speedy recovery for Eifert.Ravens open as favorite over Bengals in Week 2 The Bengals are coming off an impressive road win over the Colts to begin the 2018 season.However Cheap Carlos Dunlap Jersey , the Ravens were arguably the most impressive of any NFL team in the first week of action. They absolutely demolished the Bills en route to a 47-3 win, which frankly was one of the biggest beatdowns the NFL has seen in recent memory.This isn’t Alabama vs. the little sisters of the poor. The league is created in a way that promotes parity and competitive games when even the best teams face the worst teams.So when an NFL team beats another by 44 points, oddsmakers take notice, and they currently have Baltimore as a 1.5-point favorite over Cincinnati in Week 2. Now, it has to be pointed out that the Bengals have won seven of the last nine meetings, and one of those losses was with A.J. Green out of the lineup. The other was with Ken Zampese still calling the offense Cheap John Ross Jersey , which is arguably worse than not having Green.The Bengals also went into Baltimore and knocked the Ravens out of the playoffs last season. On one hand, that gives you more confidence the Bengals can take care of business at home. On the other hand, the revenge factor is very real, and the Ravens will be hell-bent on getting theirs on Thursday Night Football.Then again, you could argue the Bengals want some measure of revenge themselves for the 20-0 home embarrassment they suffered to Baltimore in Week 1 last season. The Bengals take pride in defending their home turf, and they’ll be ready to ensure a repeat of 2017 doesn’t happen in 2018.All told Bengals Bobby Hart Jersey , I would give the Bengals an edge, but I’d only favor them by 1-1.5 points. Don’t be surprised if the line moves a point or two by Thursday to make this a pick ‘em. But if history has told us anything, don’t pick Baltimore against a healthy Green and a competent offensive coordinator.
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