"I really just had to talk to a couple people and reset my mind, lean into my faith that I can’t really control this situation," he said.
Ertz mentioned how his family — which is from the West Coast — is now based in Philly. He emphasized he wants to stay an Eagle for life.
"I always said, from the moment I got here: I wanted to be like Kobe. Kobe was a guy I always looked up to, Kobe Bryant. And he played with one organization his entire career, and that’s kinda what my goal was to always do — was to play here."