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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 lose one DE, add another

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed DE Ricky Sapp on I.R. and signed former Texans DE Pannel Egboh.  

Eagles trade FB Scott to Cardinals for CB Calvin

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have traded FB Charles Scott to the Cardinals for CB Jorrick Calvin, a swap of 2010 sixth-round draft picks.

Eagles excited about TE Harbor's potential

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
One of the standouts of the Eagles' impressive draft class has been TE Clay Harbor, who was somewhat of an unknown coming into the NFL from Missouri State.

Eagles starters Jackson, Cole leave game with injuries

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
WR DeSean Jackson and DE Trent Cole both left Friday night's preseason game against the Chiefs because of injury.

Chiefs rookie Sheffield carted off field

Posted Aug. 28, 2010 @ 7:11 a.m. ET
Chiefs rookie LB Cameron Sheffield was carted off the field Friday night with a neck injury after a helmet-to-helmet hit with Eagles RB Mike Bell.

Eagles TE Ingram to miss Friday's game

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 11:33 a.m. ET
Eagles TE Cornelius Ingram had a Baker's cyst drained from the back of his left knee and calf on Thursday and will miss Friday's preseason game against the Chiefs.

49ers land RB Westbrook

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 8:03 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed veteran RB Brian Westbrook to a one-year deal, creating one of the league's top backfields.

Eagles rookie Graham exceeding expectations

Posted Aug. 15, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Eagles are trying to downplay the big strides being made by first-round DE Brandon Graham in training camp, says "NFC Whispers," but he'll soon crack the starting lineup.

Eagles' Sims has been 'animal' in camp

Posted Aug. 13, 2010 @ 1:49 p.m. ET
The Eagles are known as one of the hardest-hitting teams in training camp, but even they had to hold back LB Ernie Sims, who appears to be on a mission to prove his doubters wrong.

Eagles add TE Lawrie, drop Rucker

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Monday that they have signed TE Nate Lawrie. To make room for him on the 80-man roster, the team released TE Martin Rucker.

It's official: League won't suspend Vick

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 2:46 a.m. ET
The NFL will not suspend Michael Vick as a result of a shooting that occurred at his 30th birthday party June 25. Word that the league wouldn't punish the Eagles' quarterback surfaced more than a week ago, but the ...

Maclin suffers bone bruise in knee

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 2:19 a.m. ET
Eagles WR Jeremy Maclin suffered a bone bruise in his left knee during afternoon workouts Tuesday but no ligament damage, CSNPhilly.com reported, citing a league source.

Eagles sign ex-Ravens WR Washington

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles have come to terms with unrestricted free-agent WR Kelley Washington, an eighth-year veteran who is coming off his most productive season.

Broncos trade Arrington to Eagles for Mays

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Eagles and Broncos made a trade Friday night, sending LB Joe Mays to Denver and RB-RS J.J. Arrington to Philadelphia.

Eagles still have questions in offensive backfield

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:06 p.m. ET
Offensively, there's little not to like about the Eagles' potential, but the offensive backfield is an area with some unknowns.

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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