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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

Foles not lock as Eagles' backup QB

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Rookie Nick Foles had a great debut in the preseason opener, but let's not annoint him the backup to Michael Vick just yet.

Eagles QB Vick injures hand

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:06 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick left the Eagles’ preseason opener after injuring his left (throwing) hand. Vick hit teammate Jason Kelce’s helmet on his follow through.

Reid returns to Eagles after son's funeral

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
Andy Reid has returned to the Eagles a day after his 29-year-old son's funeral.

More than 900 people attend Garrett Reid's funeral

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 3:22 p.m. ET
More than 900 people packed a Pennsylvania church for the funeral service of Garrett Reid, son of Eagles coach Andy Reid.

Reid releases statement after son's passing

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid released a statement Monday on behalf of his family one day after the death of his son, Garrett.

Eagles owner says Reid will be coaching again later this week

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie said he believes Andy Reid will be back coaching later this week.

Oldest son of Eagles' Reid found dead

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Eagles head coach Andy Reid, was found dead at the site of Eagles training camp Sunday morning.

Eagles send Fokou, Lloyd to Colts for Thomas

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded LBs Moise Fokou and Greg Lloyd to the Colts for CB Kevin Thomas and a conditional seventh-round pick for 2013.

Report: Eagles' Babin out 2-3 weeks

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 9:02 a.m. ET
Eagles DE Jason Babin is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a calf injury, Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com reported Tuesday.

Eagles WR Cooper fractures collarbone

Posted July 28, 2012 @ 5:37 p.m. ET
Eagles WR Riley Cooper suffered a left collarbone fracture in Saturday’s practice, the team confirmed.

Notebook: Pondering the NFL rushing-title race

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening handicaps the contenders for the NFL rushing title, a subject which can be wagered upon in Las Vegas.

Eagles hire six coaching interns

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced the hiring of six interns for the 2012 coaching staff, including Correll Buckhalter and Greg Lewis.

Eagles sign P McBriar

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 8:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed former Cowboys P Mat McBriar to a one-year deal, the team announced Wednesday.

Eagles place DT Patterson on non-football injury list

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
The Philadelphia Inquirer's Jeff McLane reports that the Eagles have placed DT Mike Patterson on the non-football injury list.

Eagles acquire DT Ogbu via trade

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles traded CB D.J. Johnson to the Colts in exchange for DT Ollie Ogbu.

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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