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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

NFC East Spin cycle: Three-team race in NFC East

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a logjam at the top: The Redskins, Cowboys and Giants are all at 8-6 with two weeks left to settle things.

Brown's offseason goal: Hang on to the ball

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
Eagles RB Bryce Brown has shown some impressive flashes, but his lack of ball control is disconcerting.

Opportunistic Bengals defense crushes Eagles

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:05 a.m. ET
An opportunistic defense forced five turnovers, including Wallace Gilberry's fumble-return TD, and the Bengals beat the Eagles 34-13.

Eagles disappoint and Colts surprise in 2012

Posted Dec. 13, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The PFW staff voted on its most disappointing and surprising teams of 2012, and the Eagles and Colts came out on top.

Eagles place DT Patterson on reserve list

Posted Dec. 12, 2012 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed DT Mike Patterson on the reserve/non-football injury list and promoted FB-TE Emil Igwenagu from the practice squad.

Eagles might have QB to build around

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles’ late-game heroics — and eight straight quality quarters of football now — have the team thinking it might have something.

NFC East Spin cycle: Clean sweep as race thickens

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFC East remains a three-way race with all four teams winning Sunday. David Wilson had a record day in the Giants' win.

Foles leads Eagles to thrilling win over Buccaneers

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Nick Foles threw a pair of touchdown passes in the final four minutes, as Philadelphia rallied to beat the Buccaneers 23-21 and end an eight-game losing streak.

Foles, Cousins join in on rookie QB fun

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Kirk Cousins and Nick Foles are the two latest rookie-QB phenomenons; plus, are Norv Turner, Ron Rivera and Andy Reid too late?

NFC East Spin cycle: Eagles' defense needs major overhaul

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The NFC East race is officially on after the Cowboys beat the Eagles Sunday night and the Redskins took down the Giants on Monday.

Eagles fire Washburn

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced early Monday morning that they have relieved defensive line coach Jim Washburn of his duties.

Romo sets franchise record in Cowboys' win over Eagles

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:01 a.m. ET
Tony Romo threw three touchdown passes to break Troy Aikman's career franchise record, and the Cowboys beat the Eagles 38-33 on Sunday night.

What Babin's release means for Eagles' future

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Eagles' release of DE Jason Babin is murky on some levels, crystal-clear on others. But either way you look at it, the move had major ramifications.

Eagles QB Vick not cleared to practice

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick did not pass his imPACT test on Wednesday and will not be cleared to practice on Thursday, the team’s website reported.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Eagles demise began with Washburn hiring

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Things started going downhill for Andy Reid and the Eagles when they hired DL coach Jim Washburn before hiring a defensive coordinator.

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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