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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

Key matchup: Eagles CBs vs. Cardinals WRs

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
In today’s “Key Matchup,” PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Eagles' CBs vs. the Cardinals' WRs in the Week Three duel in the desert.

Eagles place C Kelce on I.R.

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 11:08 a.m. ET
The Eagles placed starting C Jason Kelce on the season-ending injured reserve list and signed C Steve Vallos.

NFC East Spin cycle: Week Two

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
The Cowboys and Redskins take two big steps back, the Giants avoid 0-2 and the Eagles keep winning. But how exactly?

Eagles C Kelce tears MCL, partially tears ACL

Posted Sept. 17, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
The Eagles won their second straight close game Sunday but suffered a big loss in the process.

Vick's late TD gives Eagles win over Ravens

Posted Sept. 16, 2012 @ 5:40 p.m. ET
Michael Vick scored on a 1-yard TD run with 1:55 left, helping the Eagles overcome a slew of turnovers to beat the Ravens 24-23 on Sunday.

Eagles sign WR Gilyard, release S Jarrett

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
The Eagles signed WR Mardy Gilyard and released 2011 second-round pick S Jaiquawn Jarrett.

Eagles' Jackson to make $50K donation to charity

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Eagles WR DeSean Jackson will donate $50,000 to the Wounded Warrior Project. 

NFC East Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Giants are 0-1, the Eagles barely survived Cleveland and the Redskins and Cowboys appear to be top dogs in the division.

Eagles sneak past Browns despite four Vick INTs

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Michael Vick overcame four interceptions as the Eagles opened the season with a nerve-racking 17-16 win over the Browns.

Pressure mounting on Eagles' Watkins

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
The Eagles say second-year OG Danny Watkins is better, but he has to prove it on the field.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Former Eagles OL Savitsky passes away

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Former Eagles OL George Savitsky passed away on Sept. 4 because of complications stemming from pneumonia.

Jaguars waive TE Miller injured, claim TE Brackett

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have waived TE Zach Miller injured and claimed former Eagles TE Brett Brackett off waivers.

Giants awarded OT Jones on waivers, cut Petrus

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
The Giants have been awarded OT D.J. Jones on waivers from the Eagles.

Reid faces win-or-else directive from Eagles

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Andy Reid enters his 14th season as head coach of the Eagles with no promises he'll be back for No. 15 unless he wins big in 2012.

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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