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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

Saints assistant Allen to interview with Eagles

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Saints secondary coach Dennis Allen will interview for the Eagles' vacant defensive coordinator position on Sunday, according to multiple reports.

Mornhinweg earns praise for rebuilding Vick, Eagles' offense

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:08 p.m. ET
For his work in fine-tuning the offense of the surprising Eagles, offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg is the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year.

Redskins trying to build value of McNabb, Haynesworth

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Many were surprised when Redskins GM Bruce Allen hinted that QB Donovan McNabb and DT Albert Haynesworth possibly could return in 2011. Don't buy it.

Washburn will be big boon to Eagles

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The question isn't whether new DL coach Jim Washburn will help the Eagles but by how much, one Washburn colleague tells PFW.

Eagles hire Washburn to coach defensive line

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have hired Jim Washburn as their defensive line coach. He previously held the same position with the Titans.

Vick is Comeback Player of the Year

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick put controversy behind him and turned in a season for the ages.

Report: Panthers hire McDermott as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
Just a couple days after being fired by the Eagles, Sean McDermott will be the new defensive coordinator for the Panthers, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported.

Eagles fire defensive coordinator McDermott

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles confirmed an earlier report that they have fired defensive coordinator Sean McDermott. McDermott had spent 12 seasons with the Eagles and was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2009.

Eagles mull Vick contract, Kolb trade options

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles might say they want both Michael Vick and Kevin Kolb back, but they would be crazy not to investigate how much Kolb would return in a trade.

Packers-Falcons matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ divisional playoff game against No. 1 seed Atlanta at the Georgia Dome Saturday evening.

Eagles sign two to futures contracts

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed a pair of players to a futures contract on Thursday, with OL Fenuki Tupou and S Jamar Wall agreeing to deals.

Reid on Eagles' 2011 QB: 'We'll see'

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid would not commit to either Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb following the 21-16 loss to the Packers in the playoffs.

Eagles sign three, including WR Moss

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
One day following their elimination from the playoffs, the Eagles signed WR Sinorice Moss, WR Rod Harper and OL Dallas Reynolds.

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Packers-Eagles second-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 6:11 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the second half of the Packers' Wild-Card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

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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