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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

Eagles sign DE Burgess

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
DE Derrick Burgess has been signed by the Eagles, who are in need of pass-rush help after placing rookie Brandon Graham on injured reserve Monday.

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Graham tears ACL, Bradley should return for postseason

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Eagles DE Brandon Graham will miss the rest of the season with an ACL tear while MLB Stewart Bradley will miss the rest of the regular season with a dislocated elbow.

Eagles-Cowboys notch best 'SNF' overnight rating

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
Sunday night's Eagles-Cowboys game scored the best overnight rating in "Sunday Night Football" history.

Jackson, Eagles too much for Cowboys

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson's go-ahead touchdown early in the fourth quarter was among many big plays for him and the Philadelphia Eagles, sending them to a 30-27 victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night.

Eagles red-faced about defensive failures

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 10:36 p.m. ET
The Eagles are on pace to be historically bad in terms of red-zone efficiency on defense, and that could have negative ramifications come playoff time.

Samuel, Justice out for Eagles vs. Cowboys

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles have ruled out CB Asante Samuel and ORT Winston Justice for their NFC East battle with the Cowboys on Sunday night.

Vick out for revenge on his fantasy skeptics

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 5:56 p.m. ET
Sometimes having too much fantasy football experience can be detrimental to your success. Take the case of Michael Vick, for instance.

McCoy rivals Vick in Eagles' offense

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
There is no question that Michael Vick plays a vital role in the Eagles' offense, but RB LeSean McCoy has been almost as important.

Reports: Eagles make NFL aware of hits on Vick

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
Multiple media outlets are reporting that the NFL has been made aware of the Eagles' concerns involving hits on QB Michael Vick.

Vick rallies Eagles past Texans 34-24

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 302 yards and accounted for three touchdowns, rallying the Philadelphia Eagles to a 34-24 victory over the Houston Texans on Thursday night.

CB Samuel out for Eagles

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Asante Samuel is inactive for tonight's game vs. the Texans, who will be without No. 1 TE Owen Daniels.

Week 14 Eagles-Cowboys game remains in primetime

Posted Nov. 30, 2010 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
The Eagles-Cowboys game on Dec. 12 will remain the Sunday-night primetime game, as the NFL chose not to flex a different game into the slot.

Jackson-Reid spat won't divide Eagles

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Multiple sources are reporting that Eagles WR DeSean Jackson was called out by head coach Andy Reid in the coach's postgame address, but this will not linger.

Bears alone in first after win over Eagles

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 7:49 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler tied a career high with four touchdown passes and the Bears beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 31-26 to take sole possession of the NFC North lead on Sunday.

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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