Zach Ertz, TE (ARI)

Racks up 74 receptions in 2021

Ertz posted 74 catches (on 112 targets) for 763 yards and five touchdowns in 17 games between the Eagles and Cardinals during the 2021 campaign.

One day removed from the Eagles' Week 6 loss to the Buccaneers on Thursday Night Football, the only team Ertz ever knew shipped him to the desert after eight-plus mostly fruitful campaigns. At the time of his arrival in Arizona, he only had an 18-189-2 line on 31 targets through six games, so his final marks are telling for his increasing importance as the months wore on. The biggest catalyst in Ertz's revival was an injured DeAndre Hopkins, who missed eight of the final 10 games (including playoffs) with hamstring and knee issues. Kyler Murray turned to Ertz often, especially during a four-game stretch Weeks 15-18, when he earned 43 targets and eventually matched the franchise record for catches by a tight end in a single season with 56. After Sunday's wild-card loss to the Rams, Ertz told Darren Urban of the Cardinals' official site that he "would love to be a part" of the team moving forward, but the upcoming unrestricted free agent likely will be fielding multiple offers from other organizations as of mid-March.

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WR | ARI

Won't appeal suspension

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WR | ARI

Handed six-game suspension

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Cameron Thomas

DL | ARI

Heads to desert

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