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Zach Ertz: Sam Bradford 'wants to be in Philadelphia'

Newly anointed Eagles coach Doug Pederson made it clear last week that Sam Bradford is his kind of signal-caller, saying: "I think he's a top-notch quarterback."

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Sounds like a match, but will Bradford stick around?

"I think he's excited," Eagles tight end Zach Ertz said Monday, per CSN Philly. "He wants to be in Philadelphia."

Bradford is coming off an up-and-down season, but he's bound to draw interest on the free-agent market if the Eagles don't lock him down. Pederson, though, hinted at Bradford as an offseason priority, saying last week: "He's a quarterback that would fit perfectly into a system I'm going to bring."

"Whether he's back here or not, that's none of my business," Ertz said of Bradford. "Obviously, he's going to do what's best for him and the Eagles are going to do what's best for us. But at the end of the day, I think he does want to be here."

Bradford is one of the most overpaid quarterbacks of his generation. He inked an outrageous six-year, $78 million pact with the Rams -- with $50 million guaranteed -- before even playing a snap. With just 25 wins over six seasons, the Eagles have little proof that he's about to morph into a reliable franchise passer.

Still, if Pederson truly likes what he sees, Bradford is about to make another hill of cash.

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