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Zach Ertz: Philadelphia Eagles tight end traded to Arizona Cardinals |  NFL News


The Cardinals send cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round pick to the Eagles for the 30-year-old, triple pro bowler; So far this season, Ertz has received four receptions for 29 yards and a touchdown in Thursday night’s 28-22 loss to Tampa Bay.

Last update: 10/15/21 6:20 p.m.

Zach Ertz ended his career with the Philadelphia Eagles with a touchdown in Thursday’s 28-22 loss to Tampa Bay

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz was traded to the Arizona Cardinals with cornerback Tay Gowan going in the opposite direction.

The deal also sees a 2022 fifth-round pick going to the Eagles for three-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl LII champion Ertz.

So far this season, the 30-year-old has collected four receptions for 29 yards and scored a touchdown in Thursday night’s 28-22 loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

Ertz joined Philadelphia as a second-round pick in the 2013 draft and has 579 receptions for 6,267 yards and 38 touchdowns in 123 career regular-season games.

He also caught the winning touchdown pass in the fourth quarter of the Eagles’ 41-33 victory over the New England Patriots in the 2018 Super Bowl.

Upon leaving, Ertz said: “What a trip it has been. What an amazing trip, what amazing years and more, nine years here.

“Obviously, I’m extremely excited to go to the Arizona Cardinals and play for a team that’s riding right now and to be able to add my skills to that team.”

Zach Ertz: Philadelphia Eagles tight end traded to Arizona Cardinals |  NFL News

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Eagles CEO Jeffrey Lurie added, “He (Ertz) will always be a member of the Eagles family, not only because of what he has accomplished on the pitch, but also because of the person. wonderful, dedicated leader and exemplary role model who spent nine seasons in Philadelphia. “

Although he is not eligible to play this Sunday when Arizona (5-0) visit the Cleveland Browns (3-2), Ertz is set to take over from injured Maxx Williams who is out for the season due to a knee injury suffered last Sunday. Victory 17-10 against the San Francisco 49ers.

Meanwhile, Gowan was selected by the Cardinals in the sixth round of this year’s draft with the rookie who has yet to appear in a regular season game,

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