TE Zach Ertz - Philadelphia Eagles

6-5, 249Born: 11-10-1990College: StanfordDrafted: Round 2, pick 35 (2013)

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Summary

For years Zach Ertz was a solid NFL contributor, but not an offensive lynchpin. From 2015-2017, Ertz consistently netted 70+ receptions and 800+ yards on 100+ targets. It wasn't until 2017 when Ertz earned Pro Bowl honors, mainly because he scored eight touchdowns (after scoring six combined in the prior two seasons). His consistency led many to conclude his upside was limited, but Ertz proved his doubters wrong with a historic 2018. The former Stanford Cardinal set a new NFL record with 116 receptions, breaking Jason Witten's mark. He gained 1,163 yards and scored eight touchdowns again. It was a season for the ages, and he'll be counted on as the team's top target once again in 2019. Ertz should be a priority on draft day, particularly in points-per-reception (PPR) leagues. Only Travis Kelce and George Kittle warrant higher draft picks at the position. (May 2)

FBG Staff Rankings

TE Redraft - 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 4
Overall Redraft - 27, 12, 17, 20, 21, 23, 31, 33, 37, 45, 48
TE Redraft PPR - 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 3, 3, 3, 3, 3
Overall Redraft PPR - 23, 10, 16, 18, 20, 21, 22, 22, 23, 23, 25, 29, 33, 37
TE Dynasty - 3, 2, 3, 3, 3
Overall Dynasty - 34, 25, 26, 38, 52

Stats and Projections

YEARGRECYDTD
2016 PHI 14 78 816 4
2017 PHI 14 74 824 8
2018 PHI 16 116 1163 8
2019 PROJ-Dodds 15.2 90.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Henry 15.0 90.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Wood 16.0 88.0 * *
2019 PROJ-Tremblay 16.0 111.4 * *

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Weekly Performance vs TE 1, TE 12, TE 24

Percentile ranks

Zach Ertz's percentile rank in each category, among TE with more than 50 fantasy points.

Average Draft Position

Overall: 22
TE: 2
Overall-PPR: 22
TE-PPR: 2

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