The Eagles are brazenly purchasing tight finish Zach Ertz however have been unable to search out the proper commerce associate and Philadelphia common supervisor Howie Roseman closely implied that the explanation for the delay is that groups do not make affordable provides for the veteran tight finish.
“For us to commerce any participant, it’s gotta make sense for either side,” Roseman advised reporters. “None of us had the 12 months we wished to have final 12 months, however that doesn’t outline us. We all know who he’s on and off the sector and we worth that.”
Ertz had his worst season as a professional final 12 months, catching solely 36 passes for 335 yards and a landing whereas lacking 5 video games after struggling a excessive ankle sprain. Groups appear to be making provides based mostly on that stage of manufacturing, which is clearly too low for the Eagles, who nonetheless consider that Ertz is able to being a high-performing tight finish within the NFL.
The 30-year-old has spent his whole profession in Philadelphia, making three Professional Bowls over eight seasons with the Eagles. Ertz hoped to succeed in a brand new take care of the Eagles however negotiations reached a stand-still in September when the tight finish was sad with the quantity of assured cash supplied by Philly. Earlier this week, the Eagles gave Ertz’s camp permission to hunt a commerce.