Zach Ertz

Zach Ertz

Zach Ertz Player Overview

After making it through all 16 games in both of his first 2 NFL seasons, Ertz has had some trouble since. He needed sports hernia surgery prior to the 2015 campaign and missed a game later that year with a concussion. This past season, Ertz displaced his ribs in the opener and missed the next 2 games. He also suffered an MCL injury while at Stanford back in 2011.

Preseason

Chance of Injury in 2017: question mark 76.9%
Chance of Injury per Game: question mark 8.8%
Projected Games missed for 2017: question mark 3.2
Durability: question mark 7

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Zach Ertz Injury History

Date League Injury Details
Sep 11, 2016 NFL Chest Rib Bruise Ertz took a hard hit to his side and suffered displaced ribs sidelining him for the following two weeks.
Nov 22, 2015 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 1 Ertz went down in a very scary way after getting his legs taken out underneath him. He was lucky to escape with just a concussion after what looked like a definite neck/spine injury from the way he landed.
Nov 22, 2015 NFL Head Cranial Concussion Grade 3 Ertz went down in a very scary way after getting his legs taken out underneath him. He was lucky to escape with just a concussion after what looked like a definite neck/spine injury from the way he landed.
Aug 12, 2015 NFL Inguinal Groin Pull Grade 1 Ertz suffered a groin pull during the preseason which needed surgery. He received the surgery and was back in action a month later.
Aug 11, 2015 NFL Inguinal Groin Tear Grade 3 Ertz tore his groin and had to be operated on in the preseason but didn't miss any games as a result.
Nov 23, 2014 NFL Abdomen Muscle Strain Grade 2 Ertz sustained a muscle strain in his abdomen against the Titans and was sidelined for the last quarter of the game but returned the following week.
Oct 29, 2011 Non-NFL Knee MCL Pull Grade 1 In college, Ertz injured his MCL against USC and missed the next 3 games.