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Will Eagles TE Zach Ertz see the snaps necessary for a true breakout season?

A similar story has emerged during the 2015 offseason. Third year tight end Zach Ertz is once again making the media rounds as a player set to "breakout" and become one of the league's best at his position. After a strong training camp and preseason before the 2014 regular season, we heard the same proclamation.Ertz went on to be on the field just 50.3 percent of the offense's snaps...
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Eagles' Zach Ertz to U.S. women's World Cup to cheer on girlfriend

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz is taking advantage of his time off before the team meets for training camp. He is currently in Ottawa, Canada, for the Friday showdown in the women's World Cup quarterfinals between United States and China. Like any good boyfriend would, Ertz is in attendance to cheer on his girlfriend, U.S. defender Julie Johnston. The defender has been...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Darren Spoles says TE Zach Ertz is 'about to be a superstar'

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz has been developing a solid pace and is ready to have a breakout season according to his teammate running back Darren Sproles. “He has great hands, man,” Sproles said, via “His hands and his route running are just great, really. He’s about to be a superstar.” One of the most impressive players at Eagles OTAs...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Eagles tight end Zach Ertz has a very talented girlfriend

Today Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz wrote a post on his website about his girlfriend, Julie Johnston: via Julie is more than just a pretty face. As it turns out, she’s also a defender for the U.S. Women’s National soccer team: via USA! USA! Read more about Zach and Julie here. You may also be interested in: Female Friday: Eagles tight...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Rising Eagles star Zach Ertz gets a helping hand from legendary tight end

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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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford and Zach Ertz already developing chemistry

Quarterback Sam Bradford has yet to take many snaps in 11-on-11 drills for the Philadelphia Eagles, but he may have already found his favorite new target anyway. Bradford has had his ups and downs overall so far through the Eagles' OTA practices, during 7-on-7 drills, but he has been downright dominant when targeting tight end Zach Ertz. The connection between the two players has...
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18 days ago  |  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

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...
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August 29, 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...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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