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Zach Ertz

Philadelphia Eagles
Tight End

Ht: 6.4 | Wt: 250

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush TDFum Lost
2013PHI163646913.03400000
Average:3646913400000
Total:3646913400000

Eagles | Short arms no problem for Zach Ertz

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:19:31 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly likes TE Zach Ertz's versatility, while it is believed the San Francisco 49ers skipped over Ertz and liked TE Vance McDonald more due to his physique and longer arms. Ertz will get a chance to show the 49ers what they are missing when his Eagles play in San Francisco in Week 4. "I was unaware that he had short arms," Kelly said. "They're long enough to catch a football because he does a really good job of that." Ertz has 45 receptions for 646 yards and five touchdowns since last season, while McDonald has managed just nine grabs for 128 yards and no scores.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz has emerged as a Top 10-15 option at his position, while McDonald does not crack the fantasy Top 50 at this point. Philly did a good job choosing Ertz, and FantasyScore owners will like him at $6400 this weekend.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Sacramento Bee - Matt Barrows

Eagles | Zach Ertz making big plays

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 08:13:29 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz has seven receptions on the season, and six of them have gone for 20 or more yards. He's second in the league in that category.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz ($6,500; 13% of your cap) is a cost-efficient TE1 with upside against the Washington Redskins on FantasyScore this week.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Daily News - Paul Domowitch

Eagles | Zach Ertz listed as probable

Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:07:27 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 19, and is listed as probable for Week 3.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz has been a solid contributor in the passing game so far this season and should continue his role this week. Ertz costs $6,500 on FantasyScore and should be a solid option at tight end.

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Eagles | Zach Ertz fully participates

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:36:17 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz has come out of the gates strong in the early going, and should be ready to go in Week 3. With a FantasyScore price of $6,500 (13% of cap), Ertz is worth a look.

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Eagles | Zach Ertz takes part in practice

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:06:56 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz has played well in the first two games of the season and should be ready to play in Week 3. Owners could consider using Ertz on FantasyScore with a cost of $6,500 this week.

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Eagles | Zach Ertz making big plays

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:07:27 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz leads the NFL in yards per reception (23.3) through two weeks. He also is tied with Atlanta Falcons WR Julio Jones for the most receptions of 20-plus yards (six) and has as many 20-plus-yard catches as 20 other teams.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philly.com - Jimmy Kempski

Eagles | Coach high on Zach Ertz

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:29 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz is expected to be more involved in the passing game this season and has shown the confidence to be a solid pass catcher, according to tight ends coach Ted Williams. "He's one of the best route-runners I've ever seen. He takes a lot of pride in that. He has a lot of confidence. He's hard to defeat, because he doesn't take defeat very well. He feels, 'You can't cover me,'" Williams said. Williams said the team can throw when they are in a two-tight end set and that Ertz can line up at tight end, in the slot or as an outside receiver.

Fantasy Tip: It appears that Ertz will have a bigger role in the offense than he did last season. Owners could consider Ertz as a low-end No. 1 tight end or a solid No. 2 tight end with upside.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Daily News - Paul Domowitch

Eagles | Riley Cooper practicing

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:48:54 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper (foot) is practicing again Monday, Aug. 18.

Fantasy Tip: Cooper's rapport with Nick Foles last season vaulted him into WR3 status. Jeremy Maclin's return and the emergence of Zach Ertz may temper his targets a bit, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Philadelphia Daily News - Les Bowen

Eagles | Zach Ertz shows well

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:16:22 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz had a pair of grabs for 26 yards and a touchdown in the preseason game against the New England Patriots Friday, Aug. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz is certainly heading upwards on draft boards all over as he is having a solid preseason and showing well when it counts. In Philly's up-tempo offense, he can be a legitimate TE1 in leagues of 12 or more teams.

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Eagles | Zach Ertz impressing

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:57:34 -0700

Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz is athletic, fast and a good route-runner, according to New England Patriots DE Chandler Jones. Ertz was said to be a handful after two joint practices with the Patriots this week.

Fantasy Tip: Ertz has been gaining hype all offseason and is ready for a breakout year in his second season in head coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo offense. He's a matchup nightmare for anyone and a big red zone threat. There's definitely TE1 potential with Ertz.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher

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