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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

Jaguars claim DE Babin

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Jaguars claimed former Eagles DE Jason Babin off waivers, ESPN’s Adam Schefter first reported.

Eagles release DE Babin

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Eagles released DE Jason Babin, the team announced on Tuesday. He had only 5½ sacks this season after 18 a year ago.

Eagles place WR Jackson on I.R.

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
The Eagles will place WR DeSean Jackson on injured reserve with fractured ribs, head coach Andy Reid announced Tuesday.

NFC East Spin cycle: Giants do selves big favor

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 10 a.m. ET
The NFC East is a two-horse race, and the Giants did themselves a big favor by trouncing the Packers and keeping a two-game divisional lead.

Newton leads Panthers past Eagles

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:47 a.m. ET
Cam Newton threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to lead the Panthers to a 30-22 victory over the Eagles on Monday night.

Eagles' Vick, McCoy will not play vs. Panthers

Posted Nov. 24, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Eagles QB Michael Vick and RB LeSean McCoy have officially been ruled out of Monday night's game against the Panthers.

Eagles-Cowboys remains Sunday night game in Week 13

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
The NFL announced Monday that the Week 13 Sunday-night game between the Eagles and Cowboys on NBC will not be flexed out.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys, Redskins win to set up Thanksgiving showdown

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins both won in Week 11 to set up a Thanksgiving Day showdown between the longtime rivals.

Secondary mess for Eagles gets worse

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 5:22 p.m. ET
The Eagles' problems are well-documented, and Kurt Coleman is the latest member to suffer through a forgettable game.

RG3, Redskins roll past Eagles

Posted Nov. 18, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Redskins QB Robert Griffin III threw for 200 yards and ran for 84 in a 31-6 win over the Eagles.

Eagles rookie QB Foles to start Sunday

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
As expected, rookie QB Nick Foles will start for the Eagles on Sunday for the injured Michael Vick, according to multiple reports.

Wednesday's 60-second rant: Head coaches not only ones to blame

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Everyone is ready to can the head coach when problems arise. But what about some of the assistants, like Eagles OL coach Howard Mudd?

Eagles sign veteran OL Scott

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed OL Jake Scott on Monday and released OG Julian Vandervelde.

NFC East Spin cycle: Cowboys closing the game with Giants

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Should the Giants be concerned? They're now only 1.5 games up in the East over the Cowboys, who won in Philly.

Cowboys rally past Eagles in 38-23 win

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Tony Romo threw a pair of touchdowns to lead the Cowboys to a 38-23 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

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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