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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 East Spin cycle: Redskins claim first division title since 1999

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
The Redskins are in the playoffs and everyone else is home for the rest of the holidays. Surprised? So are we.

Reid's time in Philadelphia comes to an end

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 10:25 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced the end of Andy Reid's 14-year tenure of head coach on Monday morning.

Giants rout Eagles in Reid's expected finale

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
Eli Manning threw five TD passes in the Giants' 42-7 win over Philadelphia on Sunday in what might have been Andy Reid's final game as the Eagles' coach.

Eagles' Kendricks shows strength on weak side

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 11 a.m. ET
The Eagles moved Mychal Kendricks to the weak side once the wide-9 was scrapped, and he has played better.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Vick can resurrect career once more

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's Eagles career could end after Sunday's start. But bank on it: His career will begin somewhere else as a starter in 2013.

Eagles sign DT Dixon, place QB Foles on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract and placed QB Nick Foles on injured reserve.

Eagles QB Foles has broken hand, won't play

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Nick Foles broke his hand in Sunday’s loss to the Redskins and will not play in the team’s season finale against the Giants.

NFC East Spin cycle: Setting up a D.C. showdown

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
The Giants can’t win the NFC East. But the Redskins and Cowboys both have a shot to claim the division, and they both could make the postseason.

Redskins beat Eagles, extend win streak to six

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Robert Griffin III threw two touchdown passes and the Redskins held on to beat the Eagles 27-20 Sunday for their sixth straight win.

Asomugha's options: Redo deal or be cut

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
CB Nnamdi Asomugha could return next season, but not at the massive salary he's scheduled to make.

The greatest sack season ever

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Two players are chasing Michael Strahan’s sack record this season. However, neither is having a better year than Reggie White did in 1987.

Eagles sign TE Moore

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed TE Evan Moore to the active roster, the team announced Thursday.

Key matchup: Eagles QB Nick Foles vs. Redskins pass defense

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
In Thursday's key matchup, we take a look at the Redskins' key battle with the Eagles in Philadelphia.

Eagles place TE Harbor on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed TE Clay Harbor on injured reserve, the team announced Tuesday.

Pa. prosecutor: Steroids found in Garrett Reid's room

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
An investigation into the fatal heroin overdose of Garrett Reid, the oldest son of Andy Reid, revealed there were steroids in his room the day he died.

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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