Zach Ertz’s time in Philadelphia has come to a close.
The Eagles are trading their longtime tight end to the Arizona Cardinals, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo reported. Philadelphia is receiving cornerback Tay Gowan and a 2022 fifth-round pick. Both teams later confirmed the deal.
The Cardinals were in the market for a tight end after losing Maxx Williams to a torn ACL in Week 5. In Ertz, they acquired a three-time Pro Bowler whose production has waned in the past year-plus while caught in a timeshare with Dallas Goedert. Three years removed from winning a Super Bowl, Ertz has the opportunity to reset with the league’s lone unbeaten team.
The 30-year-old had played his first eight-plus seasons with Philadelphia, which selected Ertz in the second round of the 2013 draft.
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