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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

NFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
The Vikings are looking for a successor to QB Brett Favre, as PFW identifies the top three draft needs of each NFC team.

Eagles fans voted worst in the league by GQ

Posted March 18, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Philadelphia Eagles finished tied with the city's baseball team, the Phillies, as having the worst fans in sports, according to a recent GQ story on the subject.

Mornhinweg: Eagles must protect Vick better

Posted March 14, 2011 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg has gone through the offensive scheme evaluation from last season's tape, and he knows the pass protection must improve.

Vick wants to retire as an Eagle

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
Michael Vick hopes there's a long-term future for him in Philadelphia, and he knows that another standout season on the field as the team's franchise player in 2011 will help his cause.

Mornhinweg among those honored at Ed Block

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly presented Eagles assistant head coach/offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg with the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year Award at the Ed Block Courage Awards last night.

Eagles OT Dunlap charged with reckless driving

Posted March 05, 2011 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Eagles OT King Dunlap was charged with reckless driving and disorderly conduct for driving his Escalade onto a sidewalk outside the SEC women's basketball tournament.

Eagles tender six, add coach

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles have tendered six of their free agents and added an offensive quality-control coach.

NFC East free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is almost certain to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the NFC East featured here.

Vick signs franchise tender

Posted March 02, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick signed his one-year franchise tender on Wednesday, netting him $16 million for 2011.

Roseman won't talk future plans for Kolb

Posted Feb. 24, 2011 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a tough decision to make at quarterback, but GM Howie Roseman wasn't tipping his hand as to what the club will do with QB Kevin Kolb.

More coaching additions for Bengals

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's former position coach takes a new job with the Bengals.

Justice may need major knee surgery

Posted Feb. 21, 2011 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Eagles ORT Winston Justice is scheduled to undergo surgery on Tuesday in Alabama to treat a bone chip in his left knee, but may need a second procedure done to fully heal.

Eagles could make run at Asomugha

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 9:29 p.m. ET
With Raiders CB Nnamdi Asoumugha slated to become a free agent March 4, Philadelphia is rumored as a potential landing site for the shutdown corner, according to NFC Whispers.

Eagles sign versatile LB Jeanty

Posted Feb. 20, 2011 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
LB Rashad Jeanty was signed to a one-year contract by the Eagles as a versatile backup who can also contribute on special teams.

Vick cancels 'Oprah' appearance

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick canceled his interview with Oprah Winfrey for "personal reasons."

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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