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Philly TEs Present Matchup Nightmare

Having a dynamic tight end like Zach Ertz can effectively open up an offense’s options—but when there’s a room of three different but dangerous tight ends like those of the Philadelphia Eagles, it's a matchup nightmare for the opposing defense. The Philly roster has undergone numerous changes since ZE’s arrival five years ago, but since [...]

By | 2017-08-10T14:51:42+00:00 08.10.17|News|0 Comments

86 Outlines Eagles Expectations

For the Philadelphia Eagles, entering year two of the Carson Wentz era, expectations are high, but tight end Zach Ertz isn't shying away from the lofty goal in front of he and his Philly brethren. “We don’t come out here to just play. We come out here to win football games. We want to be [...]

By | 2017-08-08T20:44:28+00:00 08.08.17|News|0 Comments

Zach Excited as Camp Opens

Zach Ertz is back in Philadelphia for his fifth Eagles training camp, and the Stanford product is feeling more like a veteran than ever. Now married and approaching 27 years old, ZE is embracing his role as one of the leaders in the Philly locker room. And No. 86 is playing with more confidence than [...]

By | 2017-07-25T17:42:42+00:00 07.25.17|News|0 Comments

Zach and Julie Appear in ESPN’s Body Issue

Zach Ertz and his wife Julie are one of the most athletic couples in the sporting world, and they showed why in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue. The newlyweds showed off their physiques and talked about using one another as accountability partners in the gym, their favorite part of each other's body and more. "Zach takes care [...]

By | 2017-07-25T19:02:14+00:00 07.05.17|News|0 Comments

Eagles Embracing the Learning Curve

As Zach Ertz enters his fourth year in the NFL, he knows it'll bring a new set of challenges—but No. 86 is ready to meet them head-on. The Philadelphia Eagles have been hard at work through May and June, during OTAs and minicamp, digesting the new offensive scheme brought in by head coach Doug Peterson. [...]

By | 2017-06-05T22:32:20+00:00 06.10.16|News|0 Comments

Focus Is Sharp at OTAs

The word out of OTAs is clear: Zach Ertz and the Philadelphia Eagles are focused on football. The buzz around Philly has been all about the quarterback situation for the Birds. Incumbent starter Sam Bradford returns under center, and he is joined by No. 2 overall draft pick Carson Wentz out of North Dakota State. [...]

By | 2017-06-05T22:32:20+00:00 05.19.16|News|0 Comments

ZE’s 2015 Top 5: No. 5

The 2015 season brought its ups and downs both individually and collectively for Zach Ertz and the Philadelphia Eagles. But while the Birds fell short of their playoff aspirations, the year brought several remarkable performances and victories. As No. 86 and Co. work toward attaining those goals in 2016, we're counting down the Top 5 games had [...]

By | 2017-06-05T22:32:20+00:00 03.22.16|News|0 Comments

Eagles Playoff Dreams End vs D.C.

Zach Ertz had one of the best individual games of his career Saturday night against the Washington Redskins, but it wasn’t enough to keep the season alive for the Philadelphia Eagles. ZE caught 13 Sam Bradford passes, amassing a career-high 122 yards. But unfortunately, Philly saw its playoff hopes come to an end in a [...]

By | 2017-06-05T22:32:21+00:00 12.28.15|News|1 Comment

Zach Delivers Donation in Norristown

Zach Ertz made a special delivery to some youth football players in the Philadelphia community this week. Zach headed to Norristown, Pa. to present a shipment of helmets, pads, practice jerseys and cheerleading uniforms to Norristown's Youth Football League. The Eagles, in partnership with Dunkin' Donuts, delivered $20,000 worth of football equipment to the Pee Wee football [...]

By | 2015-11-19T00:58:57+00:00 11.19.15|News|1 Comment

Philly Feeling Fresh Going to Dallas

Zach Ertz and the Philadelphia Eagles are coming off their bye week and flying straight in to Dallas for a critical NFC East rematch with the Cowboys. The Eagles (3-4) haven’t had the start they hoped for, but the offense has found its footing lately. They scored a combined 66 points as they trounced the [...]

By | 2017-06-05T22:32:21+00:00 11.06.15|News|0 Comments