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Philadelphia Eagles fans want Zach Ertz to become a top target in 2015

At the end of last season I wrote an article asking why the Philadelphia Eagles didn’t make better use of tight end Zach Ertz in his sophomore year. This came after his career game against the Washington Redskins, in which he notched 115 yards. Today the Eagles twitter account posed a hypothetical question: which player will be the team’s number one option on offense in 2015...
Via cover32
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Lost in the transition is this could be Brent Celek’s last year as an Eagle…

Any way you look at it, this is probably Brent Celek’s last season as an Eagle. I want to give props to the man before the vultures of the media and the fan base set in on him. This blurger took shape in my mind as I pondered the Tight End group for the Birds going forward into training camp. It all started with an ESPN.com review of the TE position group of the Eagles…. “Brent...
Via Eagles Eye
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Eagledelphia
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...
Via Football Nation
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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 ESPN.com) 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...
Via Eagledelphia
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
Via Razzball Football
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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
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...
Via BirdsFan.com - A Philadelphia Eagles Blog
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Hold Off Cardinals, 24-21: Five Things We Learned

 A big game in the NFC playoff picture ended with the Philadelphia Eagles hanging on for a 24-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals. It wasn't pretty but the Eagles got the job done through another pick-free game from Nick Foles. What else did we learn from this exciting game?Fitzgerald continues to be great against the Eagles. Larry Fitzgerald has always been one of the very best...
Via Football Nation
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Nick Foles, Tight Ends Lead Eagles to Fourth Straight Win

Eagles rookie tight end Zach Ertz emerged as a favorite target of Nick Foles, hauling in two touchdown passes in Philadelphia's victory over the Arizona Cardinals.  It wasn't pretty by any stretch, but then again few December victories in the NFL ever are.  But, by the end of Sunday the Philadelphia Eagles behind Nick Foles three touchdown passes had earned their fourth straight...
Via Eagledelphia
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals' rally falls short as Eagles snap win streak

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Nick Foles threw three touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles held on for a 24-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. Zach Ertz had two TD catches, LeSean McCoy ran for 79 yards and the Eagles (7-5) won their fourth straight game to remain tied with the Cowboys for first place in the NFC East. Carson Palmer threw for 302 yards and three TD passes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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