Tyler Eifert shares post-surgery picture after broken ankle

Tyler Eifert shares post-surgery picture after broken ankle

ATLANTA, GA (WXIX) - Bengals pro bowl tight end Tyler Eifert was carted off in the third quarter of the Bengals' 37-36 win in Atlanta after suffering a gruesome injury to his right ankle on Sunday.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Eifert broke his ankle and needed to have season-ending surgery.

Eifert had four catches for 38 yards in the first half and recorded his first touchdown since the 2016 season.

The tight end tweeted a picture of his ankle wrapped in a cast after having surgery Monday night.

Eifert seemed to remain positive tweeting “at least my end zone celebration was fun!” promising Bengals fans he will be back.

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