Injury Update: Tyler Eifert

On May 25, 2016 Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati’s star tight end, underwent ankle surgery. He had a ligament repair for chronic ankle instability, suffered during the Pro Bowl. The common assumption was that Eifert underwent repair of his lateral (outside) ankle ligaments, as that is, by far, the most common ankle ligament procedure performed. Cam Newton, among others, has undergone that procedure.

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By Jeffrey E. Budoff, MD | @JeffBudoff | Archive