Tyler Eifert, Vontaze Burfict and Andre Smith miss practice

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Aug 17, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert (85) on the bench in the third quarter of a preseason game against the Tennessee Titans at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

A big win Sunday over the Minnesota Vikings did not come without some notable injuries for the Cincinnati Bengals. Rookie tight end Tyler Eifert was ruled out for the majority of Sunday’s game after suffering a forearm injury in the first quarter, though the team was saying his injury was a stinger.

He was blocking on a run-play and had a defender fell onto his arm as he was going to the ground, and he immediately grabbed hold of it and went to the sideline to seek help from the team trainers.

The Bengals are having practice today so that the players can go home for Christmas tomorrow, and several player, including Eifert, are sitting: