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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

Jets tab Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Former Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg was hired Friday as the Jets’ offensive coordinator on Friday.

Eagles' QB options: Vick, Foles or other

Posted Jan. 18, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
New Eagles head coach Chip Kelly wasn't saying who his starting QB would be, but there are a few clues to consider.

Kelly hire smacks of grand success or colossal failure

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles' hiring of Chip Kelly either will be a tremendous hit or a massive fail. But we can't wait to find out.

Eagles hire Chip Kelly as head coach

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Chip Kelly has changed his mind and was named the new head coach of the Eagles on Wednesday.

Eagles sign OT Barbre

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed veteran OT Allen Barbre, the team announced Tuesday.

Brian Kelly staying at Notre Dame

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Brian Kelly decided Saturday to stay at Notre Dame after interviewing this past week with the Eagles.

Chiefs hire Sutton, Pederson, nine assistants

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced several coaching hires on Friday to join Andy Reid’s staff for 2013, including their new coordinators.

Gruden confirms interviews, but plans to stay with Bengals

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden confirmed he will interview for head-coaching jobs but intends to stay in Cincinnati.

Eagles to interview Lovie Smith

Posted Jan. 08, 2013 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed they will interview former Bears coach Lovie Smith on Thursday for their vacant head-coaching position.

Report: Kelly returning to Oregon

Posted Jan. 06, 2013 @ 11:06 p.m. ET
For the second year in a row, Chip Kelly flirted with becoming an NFL head coach, but is returning to Oregon.

Eagles granted permission to interview Bradley, Arians

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles were granted permission to interview Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians.

Reid, Chiefs were made for each other

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Andy Reid couldn't have landed in a more apppropriate spot. Both he and the Chiefs know heartache and disappointment intimately.

Report: Kelly to interview with Browns, Eagles, Bills

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 6:58 p.m. ET
Oregon head coach Chip Kelly has interviews set up with the Browns, Eagles and Bills, according to Mike Garafolo of USA Today.

Eagles sign DE Brown, CB Lindley

Posted Jan. 02, 2013 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DE Everette Brown and CB Trevard Lindley each to a two-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

Rumors grow tying Reid to Arizona

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
Multiple reports from around the league on Tuesday are tying ex-Eagles head coach Andy Reid to the Cardinals' job opening.

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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