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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' Asomugha, Avant see greener pastures ahead

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Eagles teammates Nnamdi Asomugha and Jason Avant took time out from a service project to talk about their excitement for next season.

Eagles can't stress fundamentals enough

Posted Oct. 10, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The 49ers and Bills have done the rest of the league a favor: They have shown how you beat the Eagles, who fell to 1-4 after Sunday's five-turnover loss in Buffalo.

Maclin to rejoin talented, crowded Eagles' receiving corps

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Are there enough footballs to go around in a talented Eagles receiving corps? William Del Pilar examines.

A way to find No. 3 fantasy wide receivers

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Slot receivers make up many No. 3 wideouts in the NFL and on fantasy teams. How do you go about finding the best one to consistently score in fantasy?

Mornhinweg among those honored at Ed Block

Posted March 09, 2011 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly presented Eagles assistant head coach/offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg with the PFW/PFWA Assistant Coach of the Year Award at the Ed Block Courage Awards last night.

Avant delivers knockout block for Eagles

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
Jason Avant threw a huge block on DeSean Jackson's game-winning punt-return TD, but didn't see the play after he was temporarily knocked out.

Eagles sign WR Avant to five-year deal

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The team announced it has re-signed restricted free-agent WR Jason Avant, 26, to a five-year deal. Financial terms were not released.

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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