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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 come to terms with first-rounder Graham

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
The Eagles reached a contract agreement with first-round pick DE Brandon Graham late Thursday. Terms of the deal weren't immediately available.

Eagles sign S Antoine Harris

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed S Antoine Harris and waived/injured S Brett Johnson.

Eagles sign second-rounder Allen, cut Hall

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 9:18 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Tuesday that they have officially signed S Nate Allen to a four-year contract. To make room on the 80-man roster, the Eagles released LB-DE Alex Hall, whom they had acquired in early April in a trade with ...

Eagles' Vick cleared to take part in training camp

Posted July 26, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The NFL has completed its investigation into the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party and will not suspend him as a result.

NFC East training-camp reports

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
In the fifth part of our series of training-camp reports, we look at NFC East teams, including a Redskins club with newcomer Donovan McNabb at the helm.

Eagles, Graham have yet to start negotiations

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Eagles and first-round DE Brandon Graham have yet to begin contract negotiations, a source close to the situation told PFW late Tuesday night.

NFC East sleepers few and far between

Posted July 20, 2010 @ noon ET
The NFC East stands as one of the toughest divisions, top to bottom, and there are not a lot of quality sleeper candidates with so many established stars.

Eagles have no plans to cut Vick

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
The Eagles plan to keep QB Michael Vick on the team despite vague reports indicating that he was present the night of a shooting at his 30th birthday party.

Considering Kolb as a fantasy starter

Posted July 12, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
Although Eagles QB Kevin Kolb might not be an ace fantasy starter from the outset, I do believe you’re going to be looking at a top-10 fantasy QB when the dust settles.

Report: Vick barred from leaving Pennsylvania

Posted July 11, 2010 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick has been barred from traveling outside of Pennsylvania by probation officials following a shooting at his birthday party last month, Vick's spokeswoman told NBC 10 in Philadelphia.

Prosecutor: Vick involved in confrontation before shooting

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
In a new development surrounding the shooting at Michael Vick's 30th birthday party, the prosecutor in Virginia Beach, Va., said Wednesday that the Eagles quarterback was involved in a confrontation at the scene prior to the shooting.

No charges filed in shooting at Vick's party

Posted July 06, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Virginia Beach police say investigators have identified the shooter of an unidentified person at the birthday party of Eagles QB Michael Vick, but no charges will be filed in the case.

Eagles deny report they're considering release of Vick

Posted July 03, 2010 @ 11:41 a.m. ET
The Eagles issued a statement Saturday refuting an Associated Press report that they are considering releasing QB Michael Vick in the wake of a shooting that occurred a week ago at his 30th birthday party.

Eagles claim S Johnson from Bills

Posted June 28, 2010 @ 6:53 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed S Brett Johnson off waivers from the Bills.

Eagles know running game remains vital

Posted June 26, 2010 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
With all of the talk about how the offense will be different with the change from Donovan McNabb to Kevin Kolb at quarterback, it's easy to forget how important the run game might be in the big picture.

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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