Zach ErtzPhiladelphia Eagles
Ht: 6.4 | Wt: 250
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|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:||| Source: Philadelphia Daily News - Paul Domowitch|
|Eagles | Riley Cooper practicing|
Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:48:54 -0700
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Philadelphia Daily News - Les Bowen|
|Eagles | Zach Ertz shows well|
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 21:16:22 -0700
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:||| Source: CSNPhilly.com - Geoff Mosher|
|Eagles | Zach Ertz confident|
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:10:58 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz said he's feeling more confident this year than he did in his rookie season. Ertz added he'll be looking to attack more this season instead of still trying to figure things out.
Fantasy Tip: Ertz is one of the more promising, young tight ends in the game. He has a good chance at a breakout sophomore campaign in head coach Chip Kelly's up-tempo offense.
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|Eagles | Zach Ertz likely to be leading red zone target|
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 05:19:30 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz is likely to be the team's leading red zone target. Ertz's blocking ability has improved, and that could help him stay on the field more often. "It's very important for tight ends, number one, to be efficient blockers," offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur said. "You don't always have tight ends that are just going to knock them into next Wednesday, but you have to be an efficient blocker, especially if your thing is to catch passes. I think Ertz is developing more and more and more. I see his confidence starting to really build."
Fantasy Tip: Ertz is a mid-to-low TE2 with upside and a good TE2 in touchdown-only leagues.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: Phillymag.com - Sheil Kapadia|
|Eagles | Offseason offensive work looks fast|
Fri, 30 May 2014 06:33:55 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles' organized team activities have displayed their intent to move a lot faster and increase the amount of plays run, in the observation of Nick Fierro. They were quick in moving to the line of scrimmage even before the whistle blew. "We're just running as many reps as we can so we can get it on tape and teach them," head coach Chip Kelly said. "... What we're trying to do is, can we get a maximum number of reps for everybody, because we do have three and four groups, both offensively and defensively? Let's just get a lot of stuff on tape so we can teach off it."
Fantasy Tip: Of course, such an overwhelming pace allowed the offense to dominate last year before they fell apart, for numerous reasons. Of course LeSean McCoy should have another elite year, but the other fantasy-relevant members of this offense in their second year with this system -- Nick Foles, Jeremy Maclin (despite his injury), Riley Cooper, Zach Ertz -- could be in line for huge steps forward with this continuity.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Morning Call - Nick Fierro|
|Eagles | Zach Ertz ready to take next step|
Thu, 29 May 2014 10:30:38 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles TE Zach Ertz said he feels much more prepared in his second round of organized team activities heading into his second season, and he thinks he's ready to make a very big impact in the offense. "I think I can make a big jump," Ertz said. "I mean, I'm not a predictions guy. At the end of the day, all I really care about are the wins. But at the beginning of the year, I kind of started off slow. As the season went on, I think the numbers and the plays started to pick up, and hopefully it's more of the same." Ertz had 36 catches for 469 yards and four touchdowns in his rookie year.
Fantasy Tip: Ertz, in this offense, definitely has a high ceiling, and he makes for a solid backup tight end in fantasy leagues this season.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: ESPN.com - Andy Jasner|
|Eagles | James Casey could be in jeopardy|
Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:33:20 -0700
The Philadelphia Eagles could consider releasing TE James Casey if they want to keep four running backs and five wide receivers on the roster next season. The Eagles would only keep TEs Brent Celek and Zach Ertz in that scenario.
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Jeff McLane|
|Eagles | Zach Ertz expected be top receiving TE|
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 18:49:39 -0800
|Comment (0)||| Share:||| Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer - Zach Berman|
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