SHOCKING! Philadelphia Eagles Trade Pro Bowl TE Zach Ertz To Arizona Cardinals For Fifth Round Pick

Published 10/15/2021, 12:24 PM EDT
Oct 10, 2021; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Panthers safety Jeremy Chinn (21) breaks up a pass intended for Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) during the second half at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Douglas DeFelice-USA TODAY Sports


In shocking news broken by Adam Schefter of ESPN, Philadelphia Eagles have traded their starting tight end, Zach Ertz, to the unbeaten Arizona Cardinals for cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round draft pick.

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And with this, it seems crystal clear the Super Bowl winning aspirations of the Cardinals this season as, along with an unbeaten streak, they have gathered missing pieces of the puzzle. With the valuable addition of the three-time Pro Bowler to their offensive side, the Cardinals look even more deadly than before.

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Zach Ertz making way to Arizona after leaving Philadelphia Eagles

Although Ertz was looking for a new contract but the report stated that he hasn’t discussed that with the Cardinals as of now. Ertz, however, is not eligible to debut for the Cardinals this week on Sunday as according to the rules a player can only play once a week. And since he has already started off the week with the Eagles against the Bucs, Ertz might show off his Pro Bowl standards starting week 7.

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Ertz has been a valuable player for the Eagles throughout his eight seasons with them. He has even started off all the six games of the season for the franchise, and scoring a touchdown on his last ever game for them against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Arizona Cardinals are up to something big this season

For the Eagles, after having an unfortunate game with the Tom Brady led Bucs, losing an experienced offensive player like Zach Ertz could bring in some unplanned trouble for the squad. And as Ertz makes way to the only undefeated side of the NFL so far, it looks as if to be undeniable that the Cardinals are planning something enormous this season.

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Zach Ertz has won a Super Bowl with the Eagles back in 2017, but it’s about to be seen how many will he win with the Cardinals side as they appear to be the strongest one to break out of all the teams this season. After facing a defeat against the Bucs this week, it is time for Ertz to seal a victory in his next appearance for the Cardinals.

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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