Avant is active for Sunday's game against Tampa Bay.|||||||
Avant missed three straight games with a hamstring injury.
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.
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.
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.
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.