Pro Football weekly

Philadelphia Eagles


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

Packers-Eagles first-half relrections

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his reflections on the first half of the Packers' wild-card playoff games against the Eagles in Philadelphia

Packers-Eagles prediction

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the first-round playoff game between the Packers and Eagles Sunday in Philadelphia.

Eagles need to shore up defensive line

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
Philadelphia's four-man rotation at defensive tackle has to improve, and it's quite possible that DT Brodrick Bunkley or one of his DT mates may not return next season, according to NFC East Whispers.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

Eagles must do best to protect Patterson

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dimitri Patterson has gone from feel-good story to the man under the microscope because of his recent struggles in coverage.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.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’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon.

Bad memories

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
As the Packers and Eagles prepare for another playoff clash, one play — a down and distance, to be precise — has been brought to the forefront.  

Packers-Eagles fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
It should be an aerial assault Sunday as two of the league's top QBs, Michael Vick and Aaron Rodgers, face off when the Eagles take on the Packers.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Eagles announce surgeries for two players

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced on Thursday that two players — DB-KR Jorrick Calvin and DT Jeff Owens — underwent surgical procedures earlier this week.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the second of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia this coming Sunday afternoon:

Eagles playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 2:49 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Eagles as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 11:50 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the first of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia next Sunday afternoon.

MVP Meter: Brady simply the best

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
Tom Brady faced a lot of obstacles during the 2010 season, but overcame them all to put together a season worthy of the MVP award.  

Vick, Eagles must deal with blitz

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Giants and Vikings showed that Eagles QB Michael Vick can be neutralized at times with blitzing defensive backs and linebackers, and you can expect the Packers to do the same.

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.

ABOUT TRUST ONLINE