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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

Four players out, but Vick back at Eagles practice

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Eagles missed a group of key players during their Thursday practice but saw the return of one of their top stars.

Eagles QB Kolb to get Week Seven start

Posted Oct. 20, 2010 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said QB Kevin Kolb would get the Week Seven start in Tennessee.

Eagles' Reid faced with tough QB call

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The bad news is that Eagles head coach Andy Reid has a brutally difficult decision to make at quarterback. The good news? He has two very strong options to choose from.

Reid: Jackson likely out, Kolb set to start Week Seven

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Head coach Andy Reid said it would be a "real stretch" for WR DeSean Jackson to play in Week Seven and that Kevin Kolb will likely start at quarterback vs. the Titans.

No matter who’s at QB, Maclin coming up huge

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
Whether it has been Michael Vick or Kevin Kolb under center this season, WR Jeremy Maclin has been a force to be reckoned with.

Report: Eagles WR Jackson has 'severe concussion'

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
DeSean Jackson has a "severe concussion" with memory loss following a helmet-to-helmet hit with Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, according to FOX Sports' Jay Glazer.

Eagles offense explodes in 31-17 win vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin caught TD passes of 8 and 83 yards, leading Philadelphia to a 31-17 win over Atlanta, snapping the Falcons' four-game winning streak.

Vick dropped to No. 3 QB vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 11:07 a.m. ET
Michael Vick will be the Eagles' No. 3 QB vs. the Falcons, as his sore ribs have not healed enough for him to be the starter or primary backup.

Eagles admit mistake on RB Bell

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
Because they have a good situation right now, the Eagles could afford to admit they made a bad call in having signed RB Mike Bell, whom they traded to Cleveland this week.

Eagles name QB Kolb as starter vs. Falcons

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb will get the Week Six start against the Falcons, with Michael Vick still suffering from a rib injury.

Former Eagles OL Peoples dies

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Former Eagles OL Woody Peoples died Tuesday evening at the age of 67, the team announced Thursday.

Browns trade Harrison to Eagles for Bell

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
The Browns have traded RB Jerome Harrison to the Eagles for RB Mike Bell, the Eagles announced Wednesday. 

DT Bunkley (elbow) likely done for the year

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
Eagles DT Brodrick Bunkley will likely miss the rest of the season after tearing a ligament in his elbow, the team reported on its Web site.

Eagles OLT Peters will undergo MRI

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 12:51 p.m. ET
Eagles starting OLT Jason Peters will undergo an MRI on his sprained left knee on Monday, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Kolb leads Eagles past winless 49ers 27-24

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 a.m. ET
Kevin Kolb passed for 253 yards while capably filling in for injured Michael Vick, and Quintin Mikell returned Alex Smith's fumble 51 yards for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter of the Philadelphia Eagles' 27-24 victory over the ...

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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