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Eagles HC Doug Pederson said Saturday that he doesn't believe TE Zach Ertz (ankle) will be ready to return for Monday night's game against the Seahawks. Pederson was more optimistic earlier this week, so it seems like Ertz didn't progress as hoped over the past few days. We'll see if he can make it back for Week 13. Dallas Goedert is as good a target bet as any TE not named Kelce or Waller in Week 12.

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The Eagles have given TE Zach Ertz permission to seek a trade, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. The relationship between these 2 sides has been cold since they refused to agree to a contract extension last summer. Ertz didn't do his trade value any favors by missing 5 games and averaging just 30.5 yards in the other 11 last season. The 30-year-old looked like a guy running out of gas. We'll see where the situation goes, but consider Ertz just a low-end TE2 in fantasy drafts for now. TE Dallas Goedert, meanwhile, will be a good bet for new career highs in 2021 if Ertz departs.

Eagles TE Zach Ertz (ankle) is expected to return for Sunday’s game against the Packers. HC Doug Pederson said Friday that he’ll “have to be smart” with how much Ertz plays. In something less than a full-time role, Ertz isn’t a viable Week 13 fantasy play.

Eagles HC Doug Pederson said TE Zach Ertz (ankle) is "trending in the right direction" to play against the Seahawks on Monday night. Ertz has been sidelined since Week 6 but was having a disappointing season even before going down, averaging just 4 catches and 30 yards per game, despite seeing 7.5 targets.

Eagles HC Doug Pederson admitted Friday that TE Zach Ertz (ankle) is unlikely to play against the Browns this weekend. He returned to practice this week but "probably needs a little more time," according to Pederson. Ertz's continued absence makes TE Dallas Goedert a relatively strong target bet.

The Eagles have designated TE Zach Ertz (ankle) to return from IR. We'll see if he's ready to play against the Browns this weekend. Ertz, of course, was struggling before the injury, averaging just 4 catches, 30 yards and 0.2 TDs across 6 games. Philly has 3 weeks to decide whether to add Ertz to the active roster.

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