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Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert has been placed on the team's injured reserve with the designation to return. Eifert dislocated his elbow in Sunday's victory over the Baltimore Ravens after making a catch late in the first quarter.

By SI Wire
September 10, 2014

The Cincinnati Bengals have placed tight end Tyler Eifert on injured reserve-designated to return, according to ESPN. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported the news.

Eifert dislocated his elbow in Sunday's victory over the Baltimore Ravens after making a catch late in the first quarter. He had three catches for 37 yards before leaving the game.

The tight end will miss a minimum of eight weeks, eligible to return for the Bengals' Nov. 16 game against the New Orleans Saints at the earliest.

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Eifert was the Bengals' first-round draft pick in 2013. Last season, the 24-year-old played in 15 games for Cincinnati, catching 39 passes for 445 yards and two touchdowns.

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