Zach Ertz's Week 1 status still uncertain - [Full Article]

When the Eagles take the field for the regular season opener against the Atlanta Falcons on Monday Sept. 24, they may do so without tight end Zach Ertz.

Ertz underwent core muscle surgery on Aug. 14 and was expected to miss the entire preseason with an eye towards the season opener as a return date.

"No comment yet," Ertz told NJ Advance Media following Tuesday's practice at the NovaCare Complex when asked if he was still on target for playing Week 1. "I should know soon, though."

Fantasy Impact: 

On Monday Ertz was seen catching balls from the JUGS machine and getting extra work in after practice for the first time since suffering the injury earlier this month. To make it worse for fantasy owners, the Eagles play Monday night of Week 1. Brent Celek is a possible late, emergency replacement at the position if you're really counting on Ertz.

Filed Under: 2015, Preseason

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