Philadelphia Eagles middle Jason Kelce debuted an uncommon coiffure Thursday, and it wasn’t by selection.
The newly blond Kelce instructed reporters he had misplaced a wager to Eagles tight finish Zach Ertz, wagering Ertz can be traded earlier than Week 1.
“I used to be betting that he was going to get traded — as a result of I believed he was gonna get traded,” Kelce matter-of-factly stated.
Not the vote of confidence Ertz may need been on the lookout for, however commerce rumors swirled many of the offseason after the tight finish missed time final season with an ankle damage.
Ertz acknowledged his offseason struggles earlier this month.
“Final yr, I used to be harm. I had an ankle damage that was freaking debilitating at occasions — had surgical procedure within the offseason — and practising on the finish of final yr simply wasn’t enjoyable as a result of it was a grind every day. Now, I really feel nice. The ankle feels nice,” Ertz stated.
“In the end — like I’ve stated all alongside — that is the place I wish to be. That is the place I wish to retire. And people emotions haven’t modified.”
Kelce added that Ertz may need agreed to the wager already understanding he’d be again in Philly.
“I believe he may need identified at that time, which is why I am sitting right here with this hair,” Kelce stated.
Neither Kelce — neither is spouse, for that matter — like the brand new look, however, “It is a wager I am pleased to lose,” the Eagles middle stated.