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With their second round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Eagles have selected tight end Zach Ertz out of Stanford.
Ertz stands at 6-6 and 249 pounds and should be the red zone threat the Eagles have lacked over the years. Many gave him a first round grade and many ranked him higher than Tyler Eifert, the Notre Dame tight end who went in the middle of the first round.
Ertz is an athletic tight end who creates mismatches with opposing defenses. During his senior year at Stanford, Ertz racked up 69 receptions for 898 yards and six touchdowns. Oddly enough, his best game came against Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks where he recorded 11 receptions for 106 yards and a touchdown in an overtime win.
Many believed the Eagles may look to bulk up the tight end position in the draft this year, it was a matter of when they would do it. With a talent like Ertz still on the board early in the second round, it looks like the Eagles found it hard to pass up on him.
It will be interesting how Kelly fits...
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The NFL Draft continued on Friday evening, with the second and third rounds taking place. The Eagles owned the third overall pick in the second round, and the fifth pick of the third.
With their second-round pick, the Eagles selected tight end Zach Ertz from Stanford. Ertz was considered a first-round...
The Philadelphia Eagles took Zach Ertz, a tight end from Stanford, with the 35th pick in the NFL draft on Friday. Ertz, 6-5, 249 lbs, was considered the second best tight end in the draft.
"Ertz was our top choice coming in," Chip Kelly said. "We just had our fingers crossed."
Ertz finished last season with...
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