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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 go three straight on 'D'

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 11:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles came into Friday’s portion of the draft with options, and they left it with more depth on what looks like a monster front seven.

Eagles' Patterson still in the picture

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
Eagles DT Mike Patterson still should be a big contributor despite the team drafting DT Fletcher Cox in Round One.

Eagles rightfully pounce on DT Cox

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles had problems maintaining leads and stopping the run, and Fletcher Cox helps solve both of these issues.

Falcons acquire CB Samuel for seventh-round pick

Posted April 25, 2012 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
Philadelphia has traded veteran CB Asante Samuel to the Falcons for a seventh-round pick. Samuel has agreed to a restructured contract.

Dawkins announces retirement

Posted April 23, 2012 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Brian Dawkins, one of the most feared defensive players in football over the past 16 seasons, announced on Monday he has retired.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Eagles re-sign DT Landri

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 9:38 a.m. ET
The Eagles have agreed to terms with DT Derek Landri on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not announced.

Eagles' Asomugha, Avant see greener pastures ahead

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Eagles teammates Nnamdi Asomugha and Jason Avant took time out from a service project to talk about their excitement for next season.

Philadelphia Eagles

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:47 p.m. ET
Here are the Philadelphia Eagles top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Eagles sign former Bills OLT Bell

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
The Eagles found a potential replacement for OLT Jason Peters, signing Demetress Bell to a five-year deal.

NFC East draft needs

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
With the Redskins set to draft QB Robert Griffin III, Eric Edholm identifies the top three draft needs for all four teams in the NFC East.

Connecting the draft dots

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers a creative, draft-related perspective on five of the biggest NFL moves so far this offseason.

Samuel willing to re-do deal to help trade

Posted March 31, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel reportedly has taken a key step to help him leave Philadelphia's crowded CB corps.

Eagles OLT Peters ruptures Achilles tendon

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that OLT Jason Peters ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg.

Eagles re-sign OT Dunlap

Posted March 30, 2012 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Friday that they have agreed to terms with OT King Dunlap on a one-year contract.

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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