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Tyler Eifert

27-Year-Old Tight End – Cincinnati Bengals

2017 Receiving Stats

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4

Yds

46

TD

0

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11.5

Tar

5

2017 Receiving Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

No tight end, not even Rob Gronkowski, has been a more dynamic touchdown man than Eifert the last two seasons. He's scored 18 times in 21 starts, and that's come on a modest 81 catches and 121 targets...

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2017 ADP:  77.56

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (TE): Hidden

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Bye Week:  6

STATUS:  OUT  (IR)     INJURY:  Back
HT: 6' 6"   WT: 255   DOB: 9/8/1990
College: Notre Dame  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tyler Eifert Contract Information:

Signed a four-year, $8.256 deal with Cincinnati in July of 2013.

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Tyler Eifert NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2010 19 CFB 8 27 352 2 0 13.0 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2011 20 CFB 13 63 803 5 0 12.7 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2012 21 CFB 12 50 685 4 0 13.7 - - - - - - 0 0 - 0 - - - - - -
2013 22 CIN 15 39 445 2 59 11.4 7.5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 CIN 1 3 37 0 3 12.3 12.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 CIN 13 52 615 13 74 11.8 8.3 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 25 CIN 8 29 394 5 47 13.6 8.4 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 26 CIN 2 4 46 0 5 11.5 9.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Tyler Eifert Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2010 19 CFB 8 5.9 9.3 7.6 3 44 - - - 0 0 - - -
2011 20 CFB 13 8.5 13.3 10.9 5 62 - - - 0 0 - - -
2012 21 CFB 12 7.7 11.9 9.8 4 57 - - - 0 0 - - -
2013 22 CIN 15 3.8 6.4 5.1 3 30 7 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 CIN 1 3.7 6.7 5.2 3 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 24 CIN 13 10.7 14.7 12.7 4 47 16 7 4 0 0 0 0 0
2016 25 CIN 8 8.7 12.3 10.5 4 49 11 6 5 0 0 0 0 0
2017 26 CIN 2 2.3 4.3 3.3 2 23 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 Proj 26 CIN Subscribe now to see our 2017 projections for Tyler Eifert

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Tyler Eifert – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

104

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Tyler Eifert was on the field for 104 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Tyler Eifert was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 751 0
2016 428 0
2017 104 0
Tyler Eifert 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Bal 54 0 1 4 0 1 4.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Hou 50 0 3 42 0 4 14.0 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3 @GB
4 @Cle
5 Buf
6 BYE Bye Week
7 @Pit
8 Ind
9 @Jax
10 @Ten
11 @Den
12 Cle
13 Pit
14 Chi
15 @Min
16 Det
17 @Bal

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Tyler Eifert  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Tight Ends
Height:   6' 6"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   255 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.68 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.32 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   6.92 sec
ELITE
Arm Length:   33.13 in
AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.13 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GREAT
Broad Jump:   119 in
GREAT
Bench Press:   22 reps
GOOD
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Tyler Eifert: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Eifert (back) will undergo season-ending back surgery Thursday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Eifert (back) is expected to make a decision on potential season-ending surgery by Thursday, JIm Owczarski of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Eifert is in Los Angeles on Wednesday to meet with doctors and determine whether or not he'll undergo season-ending back surgery, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Eifert (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bills, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

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Eifert (back) did not practice again Thursday, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

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Eifert (back) sat out practice Wednesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

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Eifert (back) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns, Katherine Terrell of ESPN.com reports.

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Eifert is expected to miss multiple games as he recovers from his back injury, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

After missing all but one game in 2014 with an elbow injury, Eifert came back strong last season, tying for fourth in the NFL with a position-leading 13 TDs and finishing third in fantasy PPG among TE. Eifert was uncoverable in the red zone, where he scored 11 TDs on 15 targets. Inside the 10, he was 6 of 7 with six scores, as defensive backs had a hard time matching up with this size (6-6, 250) and leaping ability (36-inch vertical). Eifert's yardage was inconsistent, non-existent when he was shut out Week 3. His only 100-yard game came Week 1, and he had at least 70 yards only one other time. It's a little surprising he didn't do more after the catch (3.9 YAC, 23rd), considering his 4.68 speed and 6.2 YAC (2nd) in 2013, but his YPC ranked ninth while his YPT tied for seventh. Eifert also missed three games with a neck stinger and concussion, and has yet to play a full season. He looks poised to miss time this season, too, after ankle surgery in May, which could cost him the first few games of the 2016 campaign. When he returns, he could be in store for more looks due to the departures of Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu, who leave behind 152 targets. The Bengals added Brandon LaFell, who had 74 targets with the Patriots last season, and drafted WR Tyler Boyd in the second round. An uptick in yards might help replace a regression in touchdowns.

2015

After a promising rookie season, Eifert's second season ended in the first quarter of Week 1 last year when he suffered a dislocated elbow. In 2013, he teamed with Jermaine Gresham for 85 receptions, 903 yards and six touchdowns. But that was before new offensive coordinator Hue Jackson and his run-based attack. Under Jackson last year, the Bengals passed on 52.4 percent of plays (28th in NFL) after throwing 57.1 percent under former OC Jay Gruden from 2011-2013. Gresham's numbers were nearly the same as the year before, even though he had the targets to himself with Eifert out. Gresham's gone, leaving Eifert with the workload this season. Even if Eifert only matches Gresham's 79 targets from last year, he should do more with them because he has the physical tools to be a difference-maker in the passing game. And Eifert should at least duplicate Gresham's red-zone work five touchdowns on 15 targets. At 6-6, 250, with 4.68 speed, Eifert has the size to overpower defensive backs and the quickness to get by linebackers up the seam. With A.J. Green commanding double-teams and safety help, and the return of downfield threat Marvin Jones, who missed all last season with an injury after scoring 10 touchdowns in 2013, Eifert should be open with room to make plays as a rookie he was second among tight ends in yards after the catch (6.26). Eifert, who also had offseason shoulder surgery, is expected to be healthy for training camp.

2014

Eifert turned in a solid rookie season, acclimating to the NFL game alongside tight-end mate Jermaine Gresham. They produced similar numbers, though Eifert got more work in the red zone and averaged more yards per catch and per target. With A.J. Green drawing double teams and safety help downfield, both had free reign in the middle of the field and down the seam. Eifert averaged 6.26 yards after the catch (second among qualified TE) while Gresham averaged 6.13 (fifth). At 6-6 with good speed, Eifert has the size to exploit defensive backs and the quickness to outmaneuver linebackers. He could distance himself from Gresham this season, as the four-year veteran is in the last year of contract. If so, Eifert will be in a good position to produce.

2013

Taken with the 21st overall pick, Eifert was the clear-cut top tight end in this year's draft. His career at Notre Dame included several acrobatic catches as Eifert has excellent body control and consistently wins the ball in traffic. Eifert's value will be limited in 2013 with the presence of Jermaine Gresham, but look for the Bengals to use more two tight-end sets to get him involved in the offense.