Free Agent Tight End Preview

Zach Ertz is expected to take the "next step" next year for the Eagles, but who will be joining the tight end ranks? (Image Courtesy of Over the next couple of weeks, Eagledelphia will be addressing the Eagles free agents needs while evaluating producing a position-by-position analysis. The today’s area to be addressed: Tight End. It was an interesting...
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February 12, 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...
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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 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...
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December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Zach Ertz makes sick one-handed TD snag

It’s been a good day for one-handed touchdown grabs by tight ends in the NFL. We saw a great one from Michael Hoomanawanui earlier in the day, and now Zach Ertz of the Eagles is throwing his hat in the ring as well. Sick catch. [GIF via Buzzfeed] The post Zach Ertz makes sick one-handed TD snag appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
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December 15, 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...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles tight end’s a crucial part of the offense

The tight end position is a crucial part of the Philadelphia Eagles offense and it was a major reason for the win on Sunday. The Eagles three tight ends are crucial to move the offense. Brent Celek, the starter, is a valuable receiver out of Cincinnati and came through with an acrobatic touchdown late which broke the game open for the Eagles. The first option at tight end for the...
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October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

"The Penalty Flag" says Eagles' Tight End Tandem ranks in Top 5....

It's too early to tell, since rookie Zach Ertz just became eligible to practice with the Eagles, but apparently some outside sources already like what the Chippah is cooking up with his TE emphasis on offense. I didn't expect the preseason "tight end positional innovations" of the Eagles in 2013 to really make a dent upon the media radar. But there it...
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June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 5 potential Tight End tandems in 2013

The explosion of outstanding tight end tandems is taking the NFL by storm, and NFL teams reacted by snatching up most of the tight ends in the 2013 draft, despite already having a proven starter at the position to capitalize on this trend. Why should you only have one great tight end, when you can have two?  It drives opposing defensive coordinators nuts. However, which teams that...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Select Zach Ertz in Second Round

2.3 Philadelphia Eagles Zach Ertz, TE, Stanford, (6-5, 249) Zach Ertz was commonly placed as the next best tight end after Zach Eiffert and for good reason. It’s unknown exactly what offense Eagles’ coach Chip Kelly is going to run at the NFL level, but he clearly wanted a versatile, athletic tight end. Ertz is a well rounded player, who has solid route running skills combined...
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May 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Tight End Zach Ertz Is Birds “Surest” Draft Pick

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News Tight EndsTags: Brent CelekBrent JonesChip KellyLane JohnsonPhiladelphia EaglesZach ErtzFirst round pick Lane Johnson has the biggest upside of the Eagles draft picks, but the surest pick the Birds made during the draft was the selection of Stanford tight end Zach Ertz.  He is without a doubt just what the doctor ordered for the Eagles...
May 01, 2013  |  2 Comments

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