Ertz, who was on the Eagles’ Super Bowl championship team, was traded to the アリゾナカージナルス for cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round pick, ESPN 報告. The Cardinals later confirmed the trade.
Zach Ertz of the Philadelphia Eagles walks to the locker room after the first half of the preseason game against the New England Patriots at Lincoln Financial Field on Aug. 19, 2021, フィラデルフィアで, ペンシルベニア. The Patriots defeated the Eagles 35-0. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
The tight end had started the 2021 season with the Eagles amid an offseason of uncertainly. He’s recorded 18 のためのキャッチ 189 yards and two touchdowns in six games. しかしながら, it appeared he may have been on his way out of Philadelphia by the end of last season.
Ertz was given permission to seek a trade in March, NFLネットワークによると. There were several teams reportedly interested in the tight end as Philadelphia sought “proper compensation” 彼のために.
Zach Ertz of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on prior to the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Lincoln Financial Field on Oct. 14, 2021, フィラデルフィアで, ペンシルベニア. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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He said in January he wanted to stay with the Eagles.
“I want to be here, even if for some reason something were to happen, maybe I come back at the end,” Ertz said, 経由 Philadelphia Inquirer. “I don’t know what’s going to happen next year.”
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, 左, avoids the rush from Los Angeles Rams outside linebacker Leonard Floyd during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, 10月. 3, 2021, イングルウッドで, カリフォルニア. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
“You never know when your time is going to be up anywhere,” Ertz added.
He spent more than eight seasons with Philadelphia. He has 579 のためのキャッチ 6,267 ヤードと 38 タッチダウン.
今, Ertz becomes another target for Cardinals quarterback カイラーマレー. The MVP candidate already has DeAndre Hopkins, A.J. Green and Christian Kirk at his disposal.