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Jason Avant

Jason Avant - #81 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 212 lbs.
Birthday 04/20/1983
Birthplace Chicago, IL
College Michigan
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 4th round, 12th pick by Eagles

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
53 648 0

Eagles release CB Asomugha

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
The Eagles released CB Nnamdi Asomugha just minutes before the 2013 league year began on Tuesday. 

Philadelphia Eagles: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Philadelphia Eagles, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Former NFL WR Mitchell pleads guilty in tax scheme

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 6:35 p.m. ET
Former Eagles WR Freddie Mitchell has admitted to his role in a tax-fraud scheme.

Eagles release DT Jenkins

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles released DT Cullen Jenkins, the team announced Monday. 

Cincinnati's Kelce tries shedding character, health concerns

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Cincinnati TE Travis Kelce is a high-risk, high-reward prospect with a mission on his mind: prove to NFL teams they should feel good about him.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Eagles' Kelly supports Foles, hazy on Asomugha

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wasn't giving too many indications which way the team was headed with key personnel.

Foles still very much in Eagles' plans

Posted Feb. 16, 2013 @ 1:29 p.m. ET
Michael Vick is still in Philadelphia. Dennis Dixon also joined the mix this offseason. But conversations about trading Nick Foles have yet to occur.

Eagles sign QB Dixon

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed QB Dennis Dixon to a two-year contract on Thursday, the team announced.

Buccaneers sign P Henry

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed P Chas Henry, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles hire Gamble as VP of player personnel

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 2:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles hired Tom Gamble as the team’s vice president of player personnel. Gamble spent the past two seasons as the 49ers' director of player personnel.

Eagles, Vick agree to restructured deal

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles and QB Michael Vick agreed to terms on a restructured contract, allowing Vick to return for 2013.

Report: Eagles peg Davis as defensive coordinator

Posted Feb. 07, 2013 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Former Browns LB coach Billy Davis will be the Eagles new defensive coordinator, according to Geoff Mosher of Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia.

Eagles release OT Bell

Posted Feb. 06, 2013 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles cut OT Demetress Bell and signed DE/OLB Chris McCoy on Wednesday.

On the clock: Roseman launching new era for Eagles

Posted Jan. 19, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m. ET
Howie Roseman's star has risen within the Eagles organization in recent years, and he and the Eagles are kicking off a new era in Philadelphia.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 18, 2012
Avant is active for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.||||||| Avant missed three straight games with a hamstring injury.
Posted Nov. 28, 2011
Avant had eight receptions for 110 yards and scored his first TD of the year in Sunday's 38-20 loss to the Patriots.||||||| Avant, who had just four receptions for 35 yards in his previous three games combined, may have emerged as a favorite target for Vince Young.
Posted Oct. 10, 2011
Avant had nine catches for 139 yards in a loss to the Bills on Sunday.||||||| Avant has 23 receptions for 310 yards. He also had a fumble Sunday.
Posted Jan. 10, 2011
Avant had seven catches for 93 yards and a score in a 21-16 loss to Green Bay on Sunday.||||||| Avant has been steady with 20 career postseason receptions in five games.
Posted March 08, 2010
The Philadelphia Eagles and wide receiver Jason Avant have agreed on a five-year contract. Avant was a restricted free agent. He had a career-best 41 receptions for 587 yards and three touchdowns last season as Philadelphia's slot receiver. "Jason Avant has developed into one of our most dependable and productive players on offense," coach Andy Reid said. "He's physical, he's tough and he has the respect of all of his teammates."||||||| Selected in the fourth round in 2006, Avant has 103 catches and eight TDs in four seasons. He has a knack for making clutch catches. Avant has 37 receptions on third down, including 32 that have resulted in first downs. "Jason plays the game of football the right way, he competes on a daily basis, whether it's in the game or in practice," Reid said.

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