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Oct 4, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cincinnati Bengals tight end Tyler Eifert (85) makes a catch in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs at Paul Brown Stadium. The Bengals won 36-21. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

4. Tyler Eifert

Tyler Eifert has burst onto the scene in 2015 and has already become one of the NFL’s top tight ends in just less than half a season worth of play. What’s to say that Eifert’s success hasn’t just been a couple of lucky plays? The answer: he’s a dominant playmaker.

Eifert has already compiled 28 catches for 342 yards and six touchdowns in just six games. He’s quickly showing why he was drafted in the first round and has already lived up to his lofty draft pedigree. Eifert has been a monster in the passing game, but he’s also blocking fairly well when he needs to make some plays.

Eifert’s dominance was the most noticeable when the Bengals beat the Seahawks in Week 5. Although he didn’t put up the best statistical performance of his career, his game in Seattle was incredibly memorable for several reasons. First of all, Eifert’s clutch one-handed catch to set the Bengals up to win the game was one of the catches of the 2015 season. But let’s not forget that Eifert absolutely torched Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor on several plays, catching two touchdowns on Seattle’s enforcer who‘s Bucky Brooks tabbed as an MVP candidate just days before the game.

Eifert has been flat-out dominant, and his presence on Cincinnati’s roster both gives the Bengals the NFL’s only duo of both an elite wide receiver and tight end and makes the Bengals a potential Super Bowl contender.

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