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Jason Avant's personality has fit his game over the last few seasons- quite, but there when you need him whether it be for a quote or a 3rd down conversion.
But this season, Avant has been a little bit more of a wild card. It was Avant that called the team meeting before the Washington Redskins game, and he has become one of the vocal leaders of the team through the media. His game has also become a bit of a wildcard, as he has uncharacteristically fumbled away balls he usually would hold on to.
Which is why it should come as no surprise that Jason Avant would not back down from his comments following the Eagles victory over the Cowboys, where he said that he did not want Eagles fans to "jump on the bandwagon." Here is what Avant had to say today after practice.
"Let’s get this clear: I will not apologize for what I said,” said Avant to Tim McManus of PhillySportsDaily.com. "What I’m saying is we have an underdog mentality. Whether you cheer us or boo us w...
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Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant is taking some heat this week since he made some remarks about “bandwagon fans” in Philly. I, for one, respect his remarks and think it shows he has some heart.
First, here is the quote, as provided by Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com, of what Avant initially stated earlier this week after the game against the Dallas Cowboys...
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Jason Avant has made it clear he stands behind his comments about the fans and will not apologize. We broke it down today on Broad Street Radio as well, and we are still confused as to what in the world Jason Avant was thinking.
A comment left on Eliot Shorr-Parks' post earlier today, really spoke for a lot of people so we thought it was worth sharing with everyone. The comment...
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I understand the emotions which Jason Avant was expressing on Sunday night after the Eagles beat the Cowboys, but there was no reason for him to attack the fans for criticizing them as they got out to a 1-4 record. This was team was underachieving and giving games away. Even Avant was critical [...]
Jason Avant refuses to apologize for his remarks. He's more than willing to explain them.
Eagles slot receiver Jason Avant made it clear today at his locker in the Nova Care Complex, he’s not apologizing for what he said, but he did stress that he wasn’t trying to criticize Eagles fans as much as he was trying to motivate his teammates. and everybody has a right to free speech. [...]
The Eagles returned to practice for the first time on Thursday in preparation for Monday Night’s matchup with the Chicago Bears. Jason Avant explained that he wouldn’t apologize for his comments calling fans fair weather, Nate Allen looked ahead to how to slow down Matt Forte, and Evan Mathis explained how the offensive line is [...]