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Eagles Fall to Chiefs in Week 2

Zach Ertz made the NFL highlight reels with his improbable catch near the end of the first half, but the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't pull off a road win for their coach against his former team. ZE finished with a team-high 97 yards on five receptions, but Philly fell 27-20 on the road against the Kansas City [...]

By | 2017-09-19T19:16:51+00:00 09.19.17|News|0 Comments

86 Hauls in Eight Passes in Philly’s Week 1 Win

For Zach Ertz and the Philadelphia Eagles, it doesn't get much better than opening the season with an NFC East victory on the road. Zach had a great first day of the 2017-18 season, hauling in all eight of his targets for a team-high 93 yards as Philly secured a 30-17 win over the Washington Redskins. [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:23:50+00:00 09.11.17|News|0 Comments

Zach Ertz: Wide Receiver?

One of Zach Ertz's biggest plays in last week's preseason contest came when he wasn't lined up at tight end at all. ZE was sent out wide 1-on-1 with former Philadelphia Eagles corner Byron Maxwell—and it wasn't Zach's size that sprung him free for a big gain. The tight end used his athleticism and footwork [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:15:29+00:00 08.30.17|News|1 Comment

The Wentz-Ertz Connection

In his second year catching passes from Carson Wentz, Zach Ertz is liking more and more what he's seeing out of the Philadelphia Eagles offense. CSN Philly's Reuben Frank recently detailed the connection between ZE and his quarterback and how the tight end is finally benefitting from some continuity under center. “I think we’ve definitely [...]

By | 2017-08-28T13:39:10+00:00 08.28.17|News|0 Comments

ZE Hits Airwaves to Talk Wentz, Body Issue

The day after hauling in three receptions for 43 yards in the Philadelphia Eagles' win over the Miami Dolphins, Zach Ertz joined Talk Radio 1210 WPHT to talk Carson Wentz, the ESPN Body Issue and more. Fresh off some light work in his squad's 38-31 victory in Week 3 of the preseason, ZE joined Chris Stigall to [...]

By | 2017-08-25T21:19:04+00:00 08.25.17|News|0 Comments

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 | 2017-08-25T21:17:38+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