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Sports Eagles place tight end Zach Ertz on COVID-19 list ahead of Cowboys matchup

17:06  21 september  2021
17:06  21 september  2021 Source:   usatoday.com

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The Eagles announced Monday that tight end Zach Ertz was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list.

NFL Network reported that Ertz is fully vaccinated and tested positive for COVID-19.

If so, Ertz could return in time for the upcoming game next Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. For that to happen, he would have to be asymptomatic and have two negative tests at least 24 hours apart during this week.

Ertz, a three-time Pro Bowl selection, has 3 catches for 40 yards this season for the Eagles (1-1). He's 26 catches away from setting the Eagles' all-time record for receptions, as Hall of Famer Harold Carmichael has 589 in his career.

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a football player kicking a football ball: Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) is stopped after catching a pass by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (24) in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth) © Michael Ainsworth, AP Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) is stopped after catching a pass by Dallas Cowboys cornerback Chidobe Awuzie (24) in the second half of an NFL football game in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 27. 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

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In July, Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said more than 90% of the team was vaccinated. Since then, two teams have reported being 100% vaccinated – the Atlanta Falcons and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

As of Aug. 30, nearly 94% of all players had received the vaccine. Those who didn't have to wear masks outdoors and inside the facility, among other restrictions.

This article originally appeared on Delaware News Journal: Eagles place tight end Zach Ertz on COVID-19 list ahead of Cowboys matchup

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