Philadelphia Eagles tight end and fantasy stud, Zach Ertz, posted some of the best numbers at his position in the NFL this season without playing with a chip on his shoulder.
So, just imagine how he must feel heading into Sunday's NFC Wild Card game against the Chicago Bears after being snubbed for any All-Pro recognition?
Zach Ertz, who set an NFL record for tight ends this year with 116 receptions, has been snubbed by the All-Pro voters.https://t.co/rcQvCmMCoq— NBC Sports Philadelphia (@NBCSPhilly) January 4, 2019
From @NFLMatchup — The #Bears have to game plan for #Eagles TE Zach Ertz in the red zone...Here’s how Vic Fangio’s defense can re-route the TE and play aggressive coverage inside the 20 yard line. pic.twitter.com/XvIV243gTr— Matt Bowen (@MattBowen41) January 6, 2019
Regardless of extra motivation, Ertz will still have his hands full against the Bears' No. 1 scoring defense in the league. They allowed just 17.7 points per game on the year and 12 PPG over the last three games prior to Sunday's matchup.
However, the Bears passing defense isn't quite as stout as their scoring defense, allowing nearly 220 passing yards to opponents per game.
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