BREAKING NEWS : FWCS to cancel classes on Red for Ed day Tuesday Full Story

Bates, Eifert help lead Bengals to season-opening win vs. Colts

Fort Wayne natives Jessie Bates III and Tyler Eifert helped lead the Cincinnati Bengals to a 34-23 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Posted: Sep 9, 2018 11:41 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2018 6:34 AM

Fort Wayne natives Jessie Bates III and Tyler Eifert helped lead the Cincinnati Bengals to a 34-23 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Bates, a Snider High School alum, made his NFL debut with eight tackles as Cincy's starting free safety. Eifert, a Bishop Dwenger grad, recorded three catches for 44 yards in his first game back since suffering a back injury last September. FOX 55 was in Indy to catch up with the former Summit City stars after the win.

Article Comments

Fort Wayne
Clear
26° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 18°
Angola
Clear
27° wxIcon
Hi: 35° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 20°
Huntington
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 19°
Decatur
Clear
30° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 25°
Van Wert
Clear
30° wxIcon
Hi: 37° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 25°
Slightly Warmer Friday
WFFT Radar
WFFT Temperatures
WFFT National

Community Events