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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

Vick co-defendant shot outside QB's birthday party

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
According to multiple reports, the man shot outside a club that hosted the 30th birthday party for Eagles QB Michael Vick is one of the co-defendants in Vick’s dogfighting case.

Eagles sign third-rounder Te’o-Nesheim

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed versatile rookie DE Daniel Te’o-Nesheim, their third-round pick in April’s draft.

Eagles sign QB Kafka, TE Harbor to deals

Posted June 15, 2010 @ 1:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signings of two 2010 draft picks, QB Mike Kafka and TE Clay Harbor, both fourth-rounders.

Eagles want to extend, finish drives better

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
New Eagles QB Kevin Kolb made it clear that he hopes one thing will be the same from last year's offense. "We love the quick strike," Kolb said.

McNabb: Contract extension will take care of itself

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
In an interview with PFW, Redskins QB Donovan McNabb said he feels no rush to get an extension with his new team.

Eagles, Sapp agree to four-year deal

Posted June 08, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have announced the signing of fifth-round DE-OLB Ricky Sapp to a four-year contract.

Eagles sign four draft picks

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed contracts with four 2010 draft picks: fourth-round CB Trevard Lindley, and seventh rounders LB Jamar Chaney, DT Jeff Owens and S Kurt Coleman.

Eagles sign sixth-round pick Scott

Posted June 02, 2010 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Eagles announced Wednesday that they have agreed to terms with RB Charles Scott on a four-year contract. Scott was the team's sixth-round draft pick.

Achilles injury may be season-ending for Eagles' Jackson

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Eagles FS Marlin Jackson ruptured the Achilles tendon in his right leg at OTAs on Tuesday. Although the team didn't estimate the recovery time Jackson will need, this type of injury is usually season-ending.

Eagles offer intriguing flexibility in secondary

Posted May 22, 2010 @ 4:41 p.m. ET
One of the themes of the Eagles this offseason has been change, and it's in the secondary where there is some real intrigue about who will end up playing where, when the chips are all settled.

Expect Eagles to use some 3-4 looks

Posted May 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
Eagles defensive coordinator Sean McDermott appears ready to experiment with some 3-4 alignments in training camp.

Center battle could be Eagles' most significant

Posted May 08, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Some of the more important position battles are starting to shape up, and with new QB Kevin Kolb in place, the Eagles' most significant competition could happen at center.

Eagles sign QB Kolb to one-year extension

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced they have signed QB Kevin Kolb to a one-year contract extension through the 2011 season.

Eagles claim OG Murphy from Bucs

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed OG Shawn Murphy, who was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

2010 draft choices by team: Eagles

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:07 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2010 NFL draft.

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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