Zach Ertz, Brent Celek, James Casey could thrive as Eagles take on Cardinals in Week 8

PHILADELPHIA — Eagles head coach Chip Kelly developed a reputation for putting an emphasis on the role of tight ends in his offense while at Oregon and that perception is quickly becoming a reality this season. In the absence of offensive tackle Lane Johnson for the first four games and ... CONTINUE READING: "Zach Ertz, Brent Celek, James Casey could thrive as Eagles take on...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football - Dueling Draftees: Ertz vs Rudolph

*The following fantasy football article is based on PPR -- point per reception -- scoring, as will all my article be, for I am The PPR Monster!*In today's edition of Dueling Draftees we examine two potential studs in 2014 at the tight end position. While drafting Jimmy Graham, Rob Gronkowski, or Julius Thomas early may put you ahead of the rest of your league at the tight end spot...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Eagles: Part 4, Tight Ends

This is part 4 of an 11 part series, this part will focus specifically on the tight ends on the 2013 Philadelphia Eagles and how the team can improve heading into the 2014 season. Each part will focus on a specific positional group with 11 in all (QB, RB, WR, TE, OL, DL, ILB, OLB, CB, S and ST [K, P, KR and PR]). Now let's talk Eagles' tight ends.2013 Eagles' Tight Ends: Brent Celek...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Lions may be biggest threat to Eagles late-season run

Zach Ertz caught two touchdown passes from Nick Foles in the Eagles 24-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals last Sunday. Foles, Ertz and the Eagles host the Detroit Lions on Sunday. (Photo Courtesy of As the final five games threatened a bid for the Philadelphia Eagles to win the NFC East and make the playoffs in Chip Kelly’s debut season, this was the game that seemed to...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona burned by tight end catches in every loss

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer The Arizona Cardinals' defense ranks in the upper reaches of the NFL. Except when it comes to defending the tight end. That problem has been a common theme in every defeat for the Cardinals this season. In those five losses, tight ends have caught 11 touchdown passes. In Arizona's seven wins, opposing tight ends have three TD...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Jam it or Cram it: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Playoffs (But Were Afraid to Ask)

With our fake football season winding down you are either in the playoffs, positioning yourself  for the sprint to the Shiva or crying Knowshon Moreno tears because you drafted Aaron Rodgers and Arian Foster. Need a hug? If you are in, congratulations. All those hours spent researching, analyzing stats and ignoring the family paid off. Cheers, I raise my whiskey glass to you. If...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Adds For Week 14

In most leagues the fantasy football playoffs start this week so it’s time to focus your efforts as a team owner and make a run at fantasy football glory. Everything that has happened up to this point of the fantasy football season doesn’t matter. The only thing that does matter is getting the players with the best matchups into your lineup. Many teams that have rolled through...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Tight Ends Continue To Make Big Impact For Eagles?

Nick Foles threw 34 passes in Sunday’s win against the Cardinals. Over one-third of those passes were intended for either Brent Celek or Zach Ertz. The two tight ends combined for nine receptions for 97 yards and all three Eagles touchdowns. The combination also contributed to the offense in ways that don’t appear on the stat sheet. Both tight ends contributed as blockers as...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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