2019 NFL Draft Guide Player Profile: Zach Ertz
Colby Conway takes an in-depth look at Zach Ertz and tells us what to expect from the Philadelphia Eagles tight end for this upcoming season.
Will Philadelphia’s tight end Zach Ertz be one of the first three tight ends drafted in your fantasy league? Absolutely, and he deserves it. Over the past two seasons, no tight end has caught more passes than Ertz. Furthermore, he ranks in the top three at his position in targets, yards, and touchdowns. Here’s the thing, Nick Foles is out of town and may have pulled off some heroics in Philadelphia, but Ertz is Carson Wentz ’s guy. In a pinch, the ball is going to Ertz. Additionally, with an average core of wide receivers, Ertz gets to split out a bit and serve as the team’s top option in the passing attack. As the TE2 last season, there is only one spot for Ertz to move up, and believe it or not, there is a path to a TE1 season for Ertz.
Yes, Dallas Goedert is in town, but there is plenty, and I mean PLENTY to go around in this Philadelphia offense. Both tight ends were better under Wentz compared to Foles, and while Goedert’s numbers may look slightly more gaudy, Ertz’s...