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3 in the Kee: Avant signing is safe, not sexy; AFC playoff chase could be nuts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Avant can get up to speed quickly, even if his top speed isn't what it used to be. The newest Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver is a plug-and-play fallback plan, a veteran who knows what coach Andy Reid and offensive coordinator Doug Pederson like to do, someone who can hit the ground running with a new team in late November. The former Eagles-turned...
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Kansas City Chiefs Sign WR Jason Avant

Jason Avant, who was dumped earlier this week by the Carolina Panthers, now finds himself as the newest member of the Kansas City Chiefs mediocre receiving group. The Chiefs announced the signing of Avant, who only had 21 receptions and 201 receiving yards while with the Panthers, on Friday evening. Perhaps the presence of a mature Avant working under his old coach Andy Reid will...
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Chiefs Signing WR Jason Avant

Update: Aaron Wilson is now reporting that the Chiefs are in fact signing WR Jason Avant to a contract. ———- Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Kansas City Chiefs worked out veteran WR Jason Avant on Friday and could sign him to a contract following his visit. The Panthers waived Avant a few days ago to give some of their younger receivers an opportunity...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers are working out AFL superstar

Today the Carolina Panthers are working out former Southern Utah wide receiver Tysson Poots. Poots went to Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League and has been dominating the league. The 6’2 wide out caught 85 passes for 1028 yards and 26 touchdowns. The Panthers cut Jason Avant, so Poots could be a great addition. […] The post Carolina Panthers are working out AFL superstar...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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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
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Avant cut after critiquing Panthers’ play-calling

The Carolina Panthers apparently have seen — and heard — enough of Jason Avant. Avant’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, sent out a cryptic tweet on Tuesday, implying the veteran receiver has been given his walking papers. Much better things ahead and role for Jason Avant. Definitely deserves better. — Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) November 18, 2014   FOX Sports...
Via Helmet2Helmet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Cut Jason Avant After he Complained About Play-Calling

Very rarely does complaining to your coach reap benefits, and Carolina Panthers wide receiver Jason Avant learned that the hard way on Tuesday. The team cut the veteran receiver after he complained about the team’s play-calling, according to his agent. Much better things ahead and role for Jason Avant. Definitely deserves better. — Doug Hendrickson (@DHendrickson41) November...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers release veteran wide receiver after he complained about playcalling

Today is a wild day.  NFL players are learning that you cannot complain because you will be dealt with. Earlier today Ben Tate, the Browns free agent signing was released after whining about touches.  Another player complaining about play calling was Jason Avant, who is no longer with the team today. According to the Panthers […] The post Panthers release veteran wide receiver...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  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

Jason Avant: Comments Show Eagles WR Cares About His Team

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, of what Avant initially stated earlier this week after the game against the Dallas Cowboys...
Via Eagles Addict
November 03, 2011  |  Discuss

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