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Appreciating the entertainment value of ex-Eagles in the divisional playoff rounds…

Jason Avant balled out in prime time for the Chieves…proving he was far from washed up for the Eagles… Maybe I am a victim of selective memory, but I can’t remember a divisional playoff Saturday more entertaining than the games we just witnessed between KC-New England and Arizona-Green Bay. No secret here that I was rooting for Andy Reid and his Chieves. What I didn’t expect...
Via Eagles Eye
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Chiefs - Patriots Takeaways

Take Some More Time, Sir10) Danny Amendola went head hunting with an absurd spear, but since he did it at his 4 yard line, it only cost the crafty Patriots 2 yards9) Andy Reid's magical clock management skills prevented the team from being able to use running plays late in the firt half in the red zone, and that wasn't even his worst moment of clock management in the game8) The Patriots...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Avant lays out to make spectacular diving catch

The Kansas City Chiefs were in desperate need of a first down fighting for their playoff lives in Saturday’s AFC Divisional Round matchup, and wide receiver Jason Avant delivered in a big way. Faced with a 4th-and-8 situation late in the fourth quarter, trailing 27-13, the Chiefs needed to move the chains, so of course they looked to Avant. He had already made a few big catches...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith escapes sack, somehow completes third-down pass

If the Chiefs come back to beat the Patriots in Saturday’s AFC divisional playoff game, this play will be looked at as the turning point. Great play by Alex Smith to Avant. #ChiefsKingdom — uSTADIUM (@uSTADIUM) January 16, 2016 The Patriots pretty much had Alex Smith sacked on third down, but the Chiefs’ quarterback avoided Jerod Mayo, Chandler...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Smith miraculously evades pressure to hit Jason Avant

The Kansas City Chiefs are hanging on by a thread against the New England Patriots, thanks to their quarterback, Alex Smith. Kansas City was trailing by 15, facing a third-and-six deep in their own territory. Failure to pick up a first down would likely have led to the Patriots getting the ball back and Tom Brady with good field position is not a good thing for opponents. Alex Smith...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Avant released two days after criticizing Panthers coaches

Jason Avant was released by the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday, two days after he criticized the coaches for their mentality at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Atlanta Falcons. The Panthers got the ball with 2:08 left in the game down 19-17 to the Falcons. They drove to the Atlanta 28 and kicker Graham...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers: 53-man roster and team captains set

The Carolina Panthers announced their final 53-man roster Saturday, and making the team were three undrafted rookies, two late camp additions, and two practice squad players. Wide receiver Brenton Bersin, a Wofford College alumnus, and linebacker Ben Jacobs made the team after being practice squad players last season. Running back Fozzy Whittaker and guard Fernando Velasco were signed...
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Avant Signed With Carolina, Could See New Career Highs As A Result

Yesterday it was announced that former Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant signed a one year contract with the Carolina Panthers.  The 30 year old former 4th round pick in 2006 out of Michigan quickly became a leader on the Eagles as they transitioned away from their Super Bowl core and into two different eras.  Avant is known for his sure handedness and locker room presence. The...
Via Eagledelphia
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Panthers Close To An Agreement With WR Jason Avant

  According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, it “sounds” like the Panthers have an agreement in place with veteran WR Jason Avant. Person adds that an official announcement could come soon. Avant was visiting with the Panthers Monday after finding some interest from teams like the Patriots and Chiefs. The Panthers have checked in on a number of receivers, but have...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Goodbye Jason Avant

Philadelphia Eagles: Goodbye Jason AvantWide receiver, Jason Avant “I just want them to know that I played the game with them on my mind. Also, that I will miss them and the city. I will always be a Philadelphia guy. I wish them the best. Hopefully, I showed them that being a good person supersedes being a good athlete.” These were the words that former Philadelphia Eagles...
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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