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, he’ll hit a lot more than personal milestones. Brian Westbrook’s franchise record of 90 catches in a season will almost certainly fall if Ertz remains healthy and he is on pace to set an NFL record for tight ends as well.Jason Witten set a record for receptions by a tight end in a single season with 110 in 2012, but Ertz’s average of over 7.6 catches per game would leave him with 122 for the year if it remains in place. As Jeff McLane of Philly.com points out, Ertz is also on pace for over 1,300 receiving yards and no tight end has ever had that many yards and 100 catches in the same season.“Well, he’s a big guy and he’s got excellent play strength, a really good catch radius and strong hands,” offensive coordinator Mike Groh said of Ertz at a Tuesday press conference. “So he can catch it away from his body Malcolm Jenkins Jerseys 2019
, and even in those tight spaces like you talk about, he’s able to create a little bit more space for himself by using his body and his length.聽He’s got absolutely fantastic hands, so Carson has a lot of confidence in that and puts it in the right spot for him to be able to make a play.”Ertz may not wind up rewriting the record book in the final five weeks, but he’ll likely get every chance to do so unless the Eagles start doing something radically different on offense. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles will get another shot to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to the playoffs.Coming off a record-setting performance in a 32-30 comeback win over Houston, Foles will start when the Eagles (8-7) visit Washington (7-8) in a must-win game Sunday.Coach Doug Pederson announced Monday that Foles will remain under center, though it’s no surprise because Carson Wentz hasn’t been cleared to return from a back injury that has forced him to miss the last two games.“As he goes through this natural healing process and the rest and everything, our medical team will continue to evaluate him and we’ll see where he’s at Black Zach Ertz Jerseys
,” Pederson said of Wentz. “Right now, Nick is the guy, and we’re going to finish at least this last game with Nick, and then we’ll evaluate next week again.”The defending Super Bowl champs will earn the NFC’s second wild-card spot if they beat the Redskins and the Vikings (8-6-1) lose at home to the Bears (11-4).Wentz will stay on the active roster so there’s a chance he could return if the Eagles stay alive. It would be tough to bench Foles, however, if he continues to play at a high level.“Those are obviously conversations we have to have,” Pederson said. “Those are tough decisions to make. I’ve said all along that Carson is our guy and if he’s cleared and 100 percent and ready to go Zach Ertz Jerseys 2019
, then we’ll address that at that time.”The Eagles have a chance because Foles again stepped in for Wentz and has been outstanding. Foles was the Super Bowl MVP 10 1/2 months ago after a spectacular performance against New England led Philadelphia to its first NFL title since 1960.He set a franchise-record with 471 yards passing against the Texans and tossed four touchdown passes. A week earlier, he led the 13 1/2-point underdog Eagles to a 30-23 victory on the road over the Los Angeles Rams.“He’s just an unbelievable player and an unbelievable person,” tight end Zach Ertz said. “His demeanor is so calm and he’s a really good player.”The Eagles are 8-2 with Foles the past two seasons, including the playoffs and a loss to Dallas in a meaningless game in Week 17 in which the starters only played one quarter.Going back to Foles’ first stint in Philadelphia, he’s 22-7 as a starter for the Eagles since going 1-5 his rookie year in 2012 on a 4-12 team that cost Andy Reid his job as coach.Notes: WR Mike Wallace was activated from injured reserve and CB Josh Hawkins was promoted from the practice squad. CBs Chandon Sullivan and De’Vante Bausby were released. Wallace hasn’t played since he broke his right fibula in Week 2.