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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 could take care of Maclin next

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Eagles’ front office has done a good job of locking up young talent and WR Jeremy Maclin could be next.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Cowboys, Giants, Eagles and Redskins in training camp.

Biggest regrets: These 2012 moves will be rued

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
These will be the 10 biggest regrets when we look back at moves made in 2012.

Eagles QB Vick launches sports clothing line

Posted July 11, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick is launching a sports clothing line called V7 that will be sold exclusively at East Coast sporting goods shop Modell's.

Eagles to hold camp at Lehigh through 2013

Posted July 10, 2012 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they signed a contract to keep training camp at Lehigh University through the summer of 2013.

Report: Eagles RB Lewis arrested

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
Eagles RB Dion Lewis was arrested early Saturday after banging on locked glass doors to the lobby of a Hampton Inn and pulling a fire alarm.

McNabb wise to job hunt, but not to fool himself

Posted June 29, 2012 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
I don’t blame Donovan McNabb for wanting to come back to the NFL, but he's no starting quarterback.

Atogwe gives Eagles depth, experience

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Eagles GM Howie Roseman slow played making a move at safety, and we believe he did so as a way of not sending the wrong message to their young players.

Reports: Eagles add S Atogwe

Posted June 19, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with S O.J. Atogwe, according to multiple media reports.

Eagles sign first-round DT Cox

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have signed first-round DT Fletcher Cox. All of Philly's draft picks are now under contract.

Best NFL defense: 49ers or Eagles?

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Chargers sign veteran RB Brown

Posted June 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to a one-year deal with veteran RB Ronnie Brown, the team announced on Friday.

Eagles' Banner out as club president

Posted June 07, 2012 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
Longtime Eagles executive Joe Banner will no longer be club president, the club announced Thursday.

Donahoe added to Eagles front office

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
Tom Donahoe, the former GM of the Bills and Steelers, has been named to a management position with Eagles.

NFC East players in the crosshairs

Posted May 23, 2012 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC East team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Eagles QB Michael Vick.

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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