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Zach Ertz Is Shaping Up to Be a Great Fantasy Football Value

By August 12, 2017 No Comments
Fantasy Football Advice 2017 - NFL

Think of all the changes the Philadelphia Eagles offense has underwent in the last four years.

Chip Kelly went from revolutionary to castoff. Nick FolesMark SanchezSam Bradford? Hello and goodbye. Lesean McCoyDeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin have all gone, too.

One of the few constants for Philadelphia has been tight end Zach Ertz, who has caught 247 passes for 2,840 yards and 13 touchdowns since being drafted in the second round in 2013. In this time, he is 12th at his position in standard fantasy points and was 8th in 2016 alone, along with being 6th in PPR leagues last season. He was somewhat more valuable in terms of real-world production, though -- he ranked sixth among tight ends in our Net Expected Points (NEP) metric, which is how we track efficiency, showing the expected points lost or gained on every play throughout the season.

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