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Eagles training camp preview: Tight end

July 13th, 2017 at 8:54 AM
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On July 24, there will be football again, as quarterbacks, rookies, and select veterans will report for training camp. Leading up to camp, we’ll be taking a look at each positional group. Today we’ll preview the tight ends.


First, here’s a look at the depth chart at tight end:

Zach Ertz Brent Celek Trey Burton Anthony Denham Billy Brown 

Over the last two years, Ertz suffered early season injuries, limiting his effectiveness in the first half of the season. Also in each of the last two seasons, he turned up his production big-time late in the season.

Ertz’s production by month the last two years:

Zach Ertz Rec Yards YPC TD 
 September14 151 10.8 
 October25 269 10.8 
 November37 347 9.4 
 December/January77 902 11.7 

While Ertz’s production was less meaningful to Eagles teams that were already out of the playoff hunt, and something of a tease, he has shown that he can be a major weapon in the Eagles’ offense if he can stay healthy.

There’s also the …

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