The Philadelphia Eagles have activated veteran tight finish Zach Ertz from the reserve/COVID-19 checklist, the franchise introduced Saturday.
Ertz, who’s vaccinated, was positioned on the reserve/COVID-19 checklist Monday after testing constructive for the virus. Per NFL protocols, a vaccinated and asymptomatic participant can return after offering two detrimental check outcomes 24 hours aside.
The 30-year-old has performed in each of Philadelphia’s video games this season, catching three passes for 40 yards.
Earlier than Ertz was activated, the Eagles had been anticipated to make use of Dallas Goedert and rookie Jack Stoll at tight finish. Now Jalen Hurts has one other top-tier goal for Monday’s divisional battle in opposition to the Cowboys.
Ertz has spent his complete nine-year profession with the Eagles and his contract expires after the 2021 season. He drew commerce curiosity following the 2020 season after he was unable to strike a brand new take care of the Eagles. Nonetheless, his relationship with the franchise has since been mended.