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ZACH ERTZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Eagles sign Zach Ertz to $42.5 million extension

    The Philadelphia Eagles just gave a big-time vote of confidence to tight end Zach Ertz as a long-term building block. According to a report by Ian Rapoport of NFL.com on Monday, the team has signed Ertz to a five-year, $42.5 million extension, which includes $20 million in guaranteed money. Those numbers will be good enough to make the Stanford product the fourth-highest...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Focus: Ertz could be a factor against the Cowboys

Oct 25, 2015; Charlotte, NC, USA; Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) with the ball as Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) defends in the first quarter at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Each and every one of the Eagles’ receiving options has been an enormous disappointment thus far this season. Chip Kelly gambled...
Via isportsweb.com
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Zach Ertz is aiming for colossal third season

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz When Zach Ertz was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft fans had high expectations and, along with scouts, dubbed him as the next Rob Gronkowski. Gronk, at 6’6 and 265 pounds, is slightly larger than the 6’5 250 pound Ertz. Both were recognized in college because of their athleticism and soft hands...
Via isportsweb.com
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Toppers and Tossers from Fran Duffy’s classroom during Eagles Bye Week…

Zach Ertz runs corner route opposite 3-wide “Topper” formation. Fran Duffy “Topper” = double post route 3 Tight Ends formation (James Casey is out of frame in the slot to the left)… Fran Duffy is getting better and better each week as a writer of things which explain how Eagles football works. Best of all he throws in superb GIF illustrations to go with his written...
Via Eagles Eye
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Who Will Burst Onto the Scene in 2014?

Star players often steal the spotlight around the NFL. But every year, we also witness plenty of promising young playmakers who step out of the shadows and make a name for themselves with a breakout season. Some of these guys were merely backups or barely even played the previous year (if they saw the field at all), while others were full-fledged starters who are just on the cusp...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is poised to take off in 2014

Zach Ertz is poised to be a key contributor for the Philadelphia Eagles offense in 2014. As a rookie in 2013, Ertz started off slowly as he was still learning the ins and outs of the system. According to Pro Football Focus, he played a total of 54 snaps through the first three games, an average of 18 snaps per game.  Over the next 14 games of the season (which includes the playoff...
Via cover32 - Eagles
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tight end preview: can Zach Ertz make the sophomore leap?

Here at cover32 we are big Brent Celek fans. In fact we think he just might be the epitome of everything that is awesome about Philadelphia. That being said the future of the Eagles at tight end is all about Zach Ertz. Going into the 2013 draft the Eagles had the Stanford product ranked as a first-rounder, but they held off and were still able to nab him at #34 overall. There were...
Via cover32 - Eagles
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Zach Ertz: I Want to Be Best To Ever Play The Game

Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz said Monday he wants to go down as the greatest tight end to ever play the game.  Zach Ertz had an immediate impact on Chip Kelly's offense even as a rookie, but the Stanford University has much more loftier goals heading into his first offseason.  Just two days after hauling in his first career playoff touchdown reception in his first post-season...
Via Eagledelphia
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Snap Count: Zach Ertz Surpasses Brent Celek

Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz hauled in his fourth touchdown catch of the season against the Vikings and surpassed veteran  Brent Celek in playing time. (Image courtesy of Minnesota.com) Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz saw his most expanded workload of the season Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and surpassed veteran Brent Celek in terms of snap count.  The Stanford...
Via Eagledelphia
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles TE Zach Ertz starting to show his quality

Three months into his rookie year, Zach Ertz is starting to look like the player Chip Kelly and the Eagles organization saw when they made him a high draft choice back in April. ''For such a big target, he's kind of deceptive,'' Kelly said. ''He's deceptively fast. He doesn't look like he's moving as fast, but all of a sudden he's right on top of you. He can change direction very...
Via Associated Press
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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