WATCH: Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert gives update on rehab from back surgery

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WATCH: Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert gives update on rehab from back surgery

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Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert is tackled by Buffalo Bills linebacker Zach Brown (53) and cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) during their 16-12 loss to the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Nov. 20 at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Woods was injured on the play. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert provided an update on his rehabilitation from back surgery today via his Instagram page.

Eifert had season-ending back surgery in October after re-injuring his back in a Week 2 loss to Houston. He finished the season with four receptions for 46 yards.

Eifert said he “can’t wait to be playing again a Pro Bowl level next year!”

Having 6 surgeries in 4 years.. I’ve been in great shape.. then back to square one.. feeling great.. then another surgery and have to start over. Recommitting yourself to a long road that you know is going to suck is tough. Eating right and working as hard as you can for two weeks and seeing no results is even tougher. The only way I’ve ever gotten results is when I’m 100% committed to the workout and diet for an extended amount of time. It doesn’t happen overnight. You don’t get to reward yourself with a day off after a balls to the wall week. The reward is at the end and it’s so worth it.. I’m lovin this @onepeloton bike and can’t wait to be playing again at a Pro Bowl level next year! #notanad #teammullet #businessday

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Eifert also had back surgery in December, 2016, heading into the final year of his contract with the Bengals. Eifert was the team’s first-round pick in 2013. He was limited to just 39 of a possible 80 games because of injuries.

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The 6-foot-6, 250-pounder has 127 catches for 1,537 yards and 20 touchdowns in five seasons with the Bengals. Eifert was a Pro Bowl selection in 2015 after 52 catches and 13 TDs.

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