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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

Report: Browns ask about Kolb's availability

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
WIP 610-AM in Philadelphia reported Wednesday that the Browns called the Eagles Tuesday to check on the availablity of benched QB Kevin Kolb.

NFL faces uphill battle on concussions

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 2:56 a.m. ET
The Eagles faced criticism throughout the week for allowing QB Kevin Kolb to re-enter the game vs. the Packers after he had suffered a concussion. It also raises again the question of whether the players will buy into the NFL ...

Reid changes mind, goes with Vick as starter

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Just one day after maintaining that Kevin Kolb is his starting QB, Eagles head coach Andy Reid changed his mind Tuesday and announced that Michael Vick will start in Week Three.

Eagles add RB, release WR Baskett

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed RB Joique Bell off the Bills' practice squad and cut veteran WR Hank Baskett.

Kolb must prove he's Eagles starter all over

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid said that Kevin Kolb, and not Michael Vick, will be the team's starting quarterback, but Kolb must prove his coach made the right call.

Kolb will start for Eagles

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:35 p.m. ET
Michael Vick will go back to the bench and Kevin Kolb will return to the lineup for the Eagles' Week Three game against the Jaguars following a concussion he suffered in Week One.

Eagles’ QB situation could create fantasy disarray

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
For fantasy owners' sake, it probably would have been better if Michael Vick had simply tanked on Sunday.

Vick, Eagles hold on to top Lions

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Michael Vick's second touchdown pass put the Philadelphia Eagles ahead just before halftime and they had to hold on to beat the Detroit Lions 35-32.

Eagles still tweaking DL rotation

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
One of the team's goals has been to find a better mix of pass rushers to complement DE Trent Cole. Through one game, the results remain unclear.

Eagles rule Kolb, Bradley out for Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Eagles head coach Andy Reid officially ruled QB Kevin Kolb and MLB Stewart Bradley out for Sunday's game at Detroit, the coach told reporters at the team facility on Friday.

Vick will start for Eagles in Week Two

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
QB Michael Vick will be the Eagles' starter in Week Two as Kevin Kolb has yet to recover from a concussion he sustained in Week One.

Eagles' Kolb, Bradley fail post-concussion tests

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb and LB Stewart Bradley, both of whom suffered concussions in Sunday's loss to the Packers, have failed their concussion tests on Wednesday.

Teams getting foggy on concussions

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
It’s clear that despite the NFL’s best efforts to make more stringent and closely monitored guidelines on players’ safety regarding concussions, teams are getting a little foggy with the rules and with information pertaining to these ailments.

Eagles place two on I.R.; sign two

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Two Philadelphia starters were placed on injured reserve following a physical Week One loss, and two free agents were signed to fill the roster spots.

Lions move forward with Hill at helm

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
Head coach Jim Schwartz said QB Shaun Hill can lead the Lions during Matthew Stafford's absence.

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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