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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

Titans name Rocker as DL coach

Posted Feb. 16, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Titans named Tracy Rocker as the team's defensive line coach on Wednesday, replacing Jim Washburn.

Eagles place tags on Vick, Akers

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
The Eagles had a busy Tuesday morning, placing the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick and the transition tag on PK David Akers.

NFC East 2010 season-in-review team reports

Posted Feb. 15, 2011 @ 9:22 a.m. ET
The re-emergence of Michael Vick as a star player helped the Eagles soar all the way to first place in the NFC East.

Eagles sign CFL star DE Hunt

Posted Feb. 11, 2011 @ 11:17 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced late Friday that they have signed CFL star DE Phillip Hunt to a three-year deal.

Top 10 stories of 2010 season

Posted Feb. 10, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
As players, owners and fans enter an offseason filled with uncertainty, Pro Football Weekly takes a look back at the 10 stories that shaped the 2010 season, both on the field and off.

Eagles fill staff, sign CB Trufant

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles finalized their coaching staff on Tuesday by making six coaching hires. They also claimed CB Isaiah Trufant off waivers from the Jets.

Eagles promote two defensive coaches

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Eagles have promoted a pair of former players to coach on their defensive staff.

Eagles, Saints put end to rumors

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Saints both had to deny Internet rumors about their coaching staffs following Super Bowl XLV.

Vick wins AP comeback award

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 2:47 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has won The Associated Press' Comeback Player of the Year award.

Eagles' Castillo move a smart stunner

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles' unusual decision to promote former OL coach Juan Castillo to defensive coordinator caught a lot of people by surprise, but at least one prominent head coach approves of it.

Eagles make Castillo new defensive coordinator, add Mudd to coach O-line

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles have named former offensive line coach Juan Castillo as their new defensive coordinator and added Howard Mudd to take his spot as the O-line coach.

Doesn't Roethlisberger owe us more?

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger is getting the royal treatment at Super Bowl XLV, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, but what has he done to earn it?

Eagles interview Hoke for DC position

Posted Jan. 31, 2011 @ 7:37 p.m. ET
Bears DB coach Jon Hoke interviewed for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position, the team confirmed Monday.

Report: Eagles to give Vick franchise tag

Posted Jan. 30, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Eagles reportedly are preparing to place the franchise tag on QB Michael Vick next month, keeping the Pro Bowler in Philadelphia for at least one more season.

Packers might lose DB coach to Eagles after Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
Packers DB coach Darren Perry already might have agreed to take over the Eagles' defensive coordinator job after the Super Bowl.

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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