Zach Ertz Injury Status for the Arizona Cardinals

Zachary Adam Ertz (born November 10, 1990) is an American football tight end for the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals. He was drafted in the second round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Philadelphia Eagles, who went on to win Super Bowl LII against the New England Patriots. He played college football at Stanford and was named a unanimous All-American.

What about the Zach Ertz injury?

What about the Zach Ertz injury?

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Injury: Knee – ACL + MCL

Status: Injured Reserve

UPDATE (Dec. 12): Ertz revealed Thursday, according to Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official website, that the season-ending surgery he underwent in late November addressed ACL and MCL damage in his left knee.

UPDATE 3: According to Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official website, Ertz (knee) was placed on injured reserve on Saturday.

Following Ertz’s departure from the Cardinals’ Week 10 win over the Rams, rookie Trey McBride took over as the team’s three-down back, but Arizona could also use Stephen Anderson down the stretch.

UPDATE 2: According to’s Josh Weinfuss, Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury confirmed Wednesday that Ertz (knee) will undergo surgery and miss the rest of the 2022 season.

Ertz will not be able to play again this season, according to a second opinion.

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UPDATE: Arizona Cardinals tight end Zach Ertz suffered a knee injury during the first quarter of Arizona’s Week 10 game against the Los Angeles Rams.

Zach Ertz was able to walk away from the field by himself, but he went straight to the blue medical tent. He was quickly carted into the locker room, however. His return was deemed “questionable” by Arizona.

In 2020, Ertz’s career appeared to be on the decline after the veteran tight end posted abysmal efficiency and career-low fantasy production while missing five games.

Ertz started all 17 games last season and finished fifth in fantasy points. That’s all right.

Ertz will not be able to play again this season, according to a second opinion.

Zach Ertz of the Arizona Cardinals was injured in the first quarter after making a 12-yard catch.

During his 11 games with the Cardinals, he had a 21% target share (7.5 per game) and finished sixth in fantasy PPG.

Ertz returns as one of Kyler Murray’s top targets in 2022 after finishing third in total and end zone (10) targets last season. Ertz should have another top-10 fantasy season.

About Zach Ertz

No. 86 – Arizona Cardinals
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: November 10, 1990 (age 32)
Orange, California
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
High school: Monte Vista
(Danville, California)
College: Stanford (2009–2012)
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35
Career history
Roster status: Active