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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

Cowboys grab late win over Eagles

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Stephen McGee threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jason Witten with 55 seconds left to lead the Dallas Cowboys to a 14-13 victory over the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Eagles make Vick emergency third QB

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
Playing their second game in five days, the Eagles will be without their top offensive weapon this afternoon vs. the Cowboys.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Eagles' pass rush finding no answers

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
The Eagles' defensive woes have come to light down the stretch, raising concerns for how long this team can last in the playoffs with such an unbalanced team.

Forgotten: Harold Jackson

Posted Dec. 31, 2010 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
When he walked away from the NFL in 1983, Harold Jackson was one of two wide receivers in history with 10,000 or more yards. Mike Beacom examines why, almost 30 years later, all of Jackson's accomplishments have been ...

Report: Kolb will start Sunday

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Kevin Kolb will return to the starting role for the Eagles in Sunday's season finale against the Cowboys.

Eagles add veteran DE McCray

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed DE Bobby McCray and released DE Derrick Burgess on Thursday.

Eagles sign DT Clark to three-year deal

Posted Dec. 30, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The Eagles signed DT Jeremy Clark to a three-year deal on Thursday. Clark orignally signed with the Eagles as a rookie free agent in 2007.

Webb, Peterson help Vikings upset Eagles 24-14

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 11:43 p.m. ET
Joe Webb threw for 195 yards and ran for a touchdown in his first career start filling in for an injured Brett Favre, and the lowly Minnesota Vikings beat Michael Vick and the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles 24-14 in ...

Patriots 60-second rant: No discussion needed, Brady is MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
For some reason, people are still debating who should be the league MVP. To me, it's pretty clear-cut that Patriots QB Tom Brady should win the award.

No need to postpone game due to snow

Posted Dec. 28, 2010 @ 1:50 a.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush, who is in Philadelphia for the Vikings-Eagles game, asks: Was it really necessary to postpone the game from its originally scheduled Sunday-night slot? Arkush also wonders why it was moved back two days instead of one.

Favre still doubtful, Peterson should play

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
Even with an extra two days, Brett Favre likely will not play on Tuesday night against the Eagles.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Vikings react to postponed game with Eagles

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:44 p.m. ET
Snow in the Northeast and concerns over travel difficulties have pushed the Vikings' game against the Eagles to Tuesday night.

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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