The Cincinnati Bengals let three tight ends test free agency this offseason, and two bear returned.
After C.J. Uzomah re-signed with the Bengals on a 3-year deal on Thursday, Tyler Eifert has additionally determined to rejoin Cincy. The 28-year-frail is signing one other one-year tackle the workforce that drafted him in the most well-known round of the 2013 NFL Draft, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per a source.
Eifert has struggled mightily with accidents over the direction of his six-year profession and has performed extra than eight games in ethical two seasons. The tight stop overlooked the final 12 games of 2018 with a broken ankle. Eifert is anticipated to be wholesome for OTAs.
Since his 2015 Pro Bowl season, by which he racked up 13 touchdowns, Eifert has performed in ethical 14 games, caught forty eight balls and compiled 619 receiving yards.
Here’s a low-threat transfer for all sides. Eifert signed a identical tackle Cincinnati after he entered free agency final year, agreeing to come aid to the Bengals for one season at around $5 million. The snakebit tight stop’s salary figures has to be lower this time around.
With Eifert and Uzomah aid in the fold, Cincy returns undoubtedly the same tight stop room it has had since 2015, set up for the loss of Tyler Kroft, who signed a 3-year tackle the Buffalo Payments.
Furious to be signing aid with the @Bengals! Canâ€™t thank the Brown family sufficient for giving me one other opportunity. I protect up for a broad season. Oh and signing on St. Paddyâ€™s day? Mood. â˜˜ï¸â˜˜ï¸ #WHODEY pic.twitter.com/Vkpx74pdwnâ€”
Tyler Eifert (@tylereifert)
March 16, 2019