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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

NFL announces two game time changes

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
The NFL has announced changes in kickoff times for a pair of Week 12 games.

Vick, Eagles embarrass McNabb, Redskins 59-28

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles embarrassed the Washington Redskins, spoiling Donovan McNabb's big contract day with a 59-28 victory Monday night. Vick completed his first 10 passes and finished 20 for 28 for 333 yards with four touchdowns ...

Report: Torain tweaks hamstring in pregame

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 10:35 p.m. ET
Redskins RB Ryan Torain appeared to have reinjured a hamstring injury during pregame warm-ups for the Monday-night home game against Philadelphia, The Washington Post reported. As a result, Keiland Williams started at running back while Torain was riding an exercise ...

Report: Portis inactive; Torain, Banks cleared for Monday night

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Redskins will have dynamic returner Brandon Banks and RB Ryan Torain, but reportedly will be without RB Clinton Portis for their Monday night game vs. the Eagles.

Injury report for Eagles-Redskins MNF game

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week 10 Monday-night game, Philadelphia at Washington, showing the status of each injured player.

Eagles down two starters in secondary

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Nate Allen and CB Ellis Hobbs have been ruled out for the team's Week 10 game vs. the Redskins.

Vick will remember Eagles' loyalty in 2011

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 9:43 p.m. ET
Although Michael Vick said his agents have not spoken to the Eagles about a new deal yet, the QB will remember who helped him return to prominence.

Report: Eagles want Vick back, haven't discussed new deal

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 12:17 p.m. ET
The Eagles have shown interest in keeping QB Michael Vick beyond this season but have not yet discussed a contract extension with their quarterback, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

NFC East midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Hakeem Nicks' nine TD catches in eight games has delighted the Giants, and fantasy owners as well. Read our midseason reports on the NFC East teams.

Eagles' pass defense passes with flying colors

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:35 p.m. ET
The Eagles went to work during the bye on fixing the pass defense problems and did that in a terrific performance against Colts QB Peyton Manning in Week Nine.

No change for Week 11 schedule

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced that there is no change to the Week 11 schedule, meaning the Sunday night game between the Giants and Eagles has not been flexed out for another contest.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Eagles expecting more out of LB Sims

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
So far this season, Eagles WLB Ernie Sims has become best known for two big hits he has dished out, one that earned him a $50,000 fine, and inconsistent playmaking.

Redskins might have multiple concerns with McNabb

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
There is a lot of haze in the aftermath of the Week Eight benching of QB Donovan McNabb, but we hear that the various reasons Mike Shanahan gave may all have merit.

Eagles LB Sims fined $50,000

Posted Nov. 04, 2010 @ 9:28 a.m. ET
Eagles LB Ernie Sims was fined $50,000 for striking a defenseless receiver in the Eagles' loss to the Titans on Oct. 24.

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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