TE Zach Ertz taps Tony Gonzalez for advice: 'We talked about the steps I needed to take to go from being good to great'
Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz will have an expanded role this season with all the changes to the offense and he wanted someone who could help him take it to the next level - Tony Gonzalez came to mind. “I got his number from one of our tight end coaches while he played with Tony when they were in Atlanta together, and I just cold texted him,” Ertz said via his website...
After playing just 603 offensive snaps in 2014, Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz understood that the only way to get on the field more in 2015 was to prove to coaches he can be a plus blocker. The bar is set very high for Ertz--starting tight end Brent Celek is one of the best blockers at his position. Ertz focused on improving his blocking this offseason, but he didn't lose...
There are very few people who have played the tight end position better than Tony Gonzalez. From 1997 to 2013 Gonzalez tore up NFL fields all over the country, going for over fifteen thousand receiving yards and 111 touchdowns in an incredible 270 games. Gonzalez could probably still start at tight end for many teams but he’s hung up the cleats and now he’s passing on what he’s...
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