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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 take risk on Sims' aggressiveness, health

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
If the Eagles can get recent trade acquisition Ernie Sims to play within the scheme and keep him healthy, he could he a valuable and versatile weapon.

Chiefs' choice of McCluster shocks Eagles

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles were poised to draft Dexter McCluster, writes Eric Edholm, but K.C. beat them to the punch. In "Around the NFL," Edholm will be posting blog entries throughout the draft.

Eagles pay price to land Graham

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 9:13 p.m. ET
I have to say I wasn’t expecting Brandon Graham to be the pick at No. 13 once I heard the Eagles had traded up to that spot.

Eagles land Sims in three-team deal; Lions get Scheffler

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Eagles have acquired LB Ernie Sims from the Lions in a three-way trade on Monday. The Lions also landed TE Tony Scheffler from Denver, with the Broncos getting draft picks.

Eagles OG Jean-Gilles signs one-year tender

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have signed OG Max Jean-Gilles, a restricted free agent, to a one-year contract.

Eagles surprisingly deal McNabb to rival Redskins

Posted April 04, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
In what is the most surprising move of the entire NFL offseason, the Eagles have traded QB Donovan McNabb to the division-rival Redskins.

Eagles ship Brown, Gocong to Browns for Hall, picks

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 12:06 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Browns completed a trade Friday, sending CB Sheldon Brown and LB Chris Gocong to Cleveland in exchange for LB Alex Hall, plus fourth- and fifth-round draft picks in 2010.

Eagles extend Banner's contract

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Eagles announced Thursday that they have extended the contract of president Joe Banner and promoted Don Smolenski to chief operating officer.

Eagles re-sign LB Gaither

Posted March 31, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m. ET

Draft's second day won't lack for intrigue

Posted March 30, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m. ET
The second day of the NFL draft could be very interesting this year, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening, with the Eagles and Browns two teams to watch.

Trading McNabb right move for Eagles

Posted March 29, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Eagles fans have not known a full-time quarterback other than Donovan ­McNabb for the past 10 seasons, but they better get used to hearing a new QB's name in 2010.

Reid: Eagles willing to listen on QB offers

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles have a wealth at quarterback, and other teams are calling to gauge the team's interest in trading one of them, head coach Andy Reid said this week at the NFL spring meetings.

Saints allow RB Bell to sign with Eagles

Posted March 24, 2010 @ 2:11 a.m. ET
The Saints have decided not to match the Eagles' offer to restricted free-agent RB Mike Bell, allowing him to join Philadelphia.

Maclin ready for more in Year Two

Posted March 20, 2010 @ 8:50 a.m. ET
Jeremy Maclin might have hit the rookie wall by the end of his first season in Philadelphia, but it was otherwise an unquestioned success.

DE Babin joins Titans

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
DE Jason Babin will join the Titans after the Eagles declined to match an offer sheet the restricted free agent signed with Tennessee on Wednesday, the Titans announced Friday. Babin reportedly signed a one-year, $1 million deal with Tennessee.  

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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