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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

Snow postpones Vikings-Eagles to Tuesday

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The NFL has postponed Sunday night's Vikings-Eagles game to Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET because of snow.

Vikings-Eagles prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
Everything points to an Eagles win Tuesday night, a very big win, PFW's Eric Edholm writes.

Coleman next Eagle who must rise up

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
Just as Jamar Chaney was asked to fill a big pinch-hitting role when MLB Stewart Bradley went down with an elbow injury, now Kurt Coleman must step up with Nate Allen out for the season.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
Let's take a look at one final key matchup as the Eagles and Vikings get set to face off Sunday night in Philadelphia.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
Here's yet another crucial matchup as the Vikings get set to face the Eagles in Philadelphia in Week 16.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 22, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Here's another key matchup to consider as the Vikings get ready to head to Philadelphia to face the Eagles in Week 16.

Vikings-Eagles matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 11:36 p.m. ET
Let's take a look at a key matchup for the Vikings as they prepare to face the Eagles on Sunday night in Week 16.

Can Eagles' offensive weapons compensate for 'D'?

Posted Dec. 21, 2010 @ 2:57 a.m. ET
The Eagles are still buzzing following their epic comeback against the Giants, but their defensive injuries are starting to mount.

Eagles' Jackson turns it up a notch

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 11:25 p.m. ET
Say what you will about the sometimes petulant and immature DeSean Jackson, but he's the most lethal open-field threat in the NFL.

Eagles FS Allen done for the year

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
Eagles rookie FS Nate Allen will have season-ending surgery on a ruptured patellar tendon in his right knee.

Avant delivers knockout block for Eagles

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Jason Avant threw a huge block on DeSean Jackson's game-winning punt-return TD, but didn't see the play after he was temporarily knocked out.

Week 15 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Eagles QB Michael VIck, Chiefs DE Wallace Gilberry and Eagles WR-RS DeSean Jackson as its Players of the Week.

Eagles stun Giants with fourth-quarter comeback

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson scored on a 65-yard punt return on the final play of the game and the Eagles scored 28 points in the final 7:28 to stun the New York Giants 38-31 and take over first place in the ...

Eagles put hopes in rookie MLB Chaney

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
With no time to work him in slowly, the Eagles will turn to Jamar Chaney at middle linebacker in the place of Stewart Bradley, whose elbow likely will keep him out at least until the playoffs.

Spencer, Middleton fined for QB hits

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 10:31 a.m. ET
Cowboys LB Anthony Spencer and Jaguars DB Will Middleton were fined this week for hits to quarterbacks during last Sunday's games.

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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