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Zach Ertz could reportedly miss extended time with rib injury

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz showed some nice chemistry with Carson Wentz, catching six passes for 58 yards in a Week 1 victory over the Cleveland Browns. Unfortunately, the team might be without his services for the foreseeable future. According to a report by Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, Ertz could miss “an extended period” after suffering...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Zach Ertz proposes to USWMT's Julie Johnston at Stanford

Zach Ertz and Julie Johnston met in the stands at a Stanford Cardinal baseball game, and now Klein Field at Sunken Diamond holds even more significance for the couple. The professional athletes returned to the stadium over the weekend, where the Philadelphia Eagles tight end got down on one knee and proposed to the USWNT defender. She said yes!! My best friend made this...
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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 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 paid tight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Fantasy Focus: Ertz could be a factor against the Cowboys

Each and every one of the Eagles’ receiving options has been an enormous disappointment thus far this season. Chip Kelly gambled by letting star wide receiver Jeremy Maclin walk during free agency, believing his young receiving corps would develop this year to fill the void. So far this gamble looks like a massive loss. Jordan Matthews and Nelson Agholar, the Eagles’ number...
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...
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles Zach Ertz Hurdles One Dallas Defender; Helmet to Helmet Hit By Another

This season there seems to be a hurdling epidemic in the NFL and the latest player to catch the bug seems to be Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz. In the first half of Sunday night's game against the Cowboys one of the Dallas defenders tried to cut his legs out, but it didn't work thanks to a well-timed hurdle.However, the next defender that came along was able to knock him...
Via FatManWriting
December 14, 2014  |  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 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

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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