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Jason Avant: I butted heads with Chip Kelly

Former Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant admits that he butted heads with Eagles head coach Chip Kelly last season. “When it came to certain things, we butted heads sometimes – route running and route technique. So I knew I didn’t fit his system.” Avant knew the Eagles would cut him. “I knew that was coming maybe four games into last season,” Avant said. “When they stop...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots have reportedly checked out Jason Avant, Lance Moore

According to the Boston Globe,  the New England Patriots recently checked out free agents Lance Moore and Jason Avant. . Even by bringing Edelman back and adding LaFell, the Patriots probably aren’t done adding bodies at receiver. They still brought in former Titan Kenny Britt for a visit on Monday, a source told the Globe, and have checked out names such as Jason Avant and Lance...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles release Jason Avant

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to,  the Eagles have released wide receiver Jason Avant. Eagles release WR Jason Avant, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 4, 2014 Avant should draw plenty of interest as a free agent. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Avant Could Become a Cap Casualty. It’s a Complete Numbers Game

  With the Philadelphia Eagles 2013 season in the books, finishing with an impressive 10-6 regular season record which made the Birds the NFC East champion, the offseason is upon us which is an exciting time as fans begin to search who could help improve this roster. But it also […]The post Jason Avant Could Become a Cap Casualty. It’s a Complete Numbers Game appeared first on Eagles Pulse.
Via Eagles Pulse
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason Avant: There are no shutdown corners in the NFL

Eagles wide receiver Jason Avant doesn’t care how many interceptions Patrick Peterson has or how many Pro Bowls he’s been too because Avant doesn’t believe he’s a shutdown corner since he thinks there aren’t any at all in the NFL. “There’s no shutdown corners in this league,” said Avant via “That’s just the honest truth. There are very, very, very...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Avant rose from gang life to a man of Christ

Jason Avant raises his hands to the sky after every reception in celebration for much more than catching a ball. Playing football for the Philadelphia Eagles doesn't define Avant. After everything he's endured, the 29-year-old wide receiver is not your ordinary professional athlete. Avant was 12 when he started selling drugs. He went to elementary school drunk and high...
Via AP on Fox
December 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Avant makes an amazing one-handed catch

For those of you unable to watch today's Philadelphia Eagles/Tampa Bay Buccaneers game, you need to check out this amazing catch from Eagles wide-out Jason Avant. Watch as Avant hauls in this pass from rookie quarterback Nick Foles as he snares it one-handed over his head:
Via Outside the Boxscore
December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jason Avant Hauls In Catch Of The Year Candidate

Not much has gone right this year for the Philadelphia Eagles, but on Sunday they had at least one highlight which can make their fans smile. Jason Avant hauled in one of the best catches of the year from Nick Foles during the second quarter of their match-up against the Buccaneers. Enjoy. Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 09, 2012  |  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

Week 9: Waiver Wire Sleepers

While checking out the NFL schedule, you’re probably going to have a window open to search your waiver wire. It is important to try and find that player (or unit) to put you over the edge in your next fantasy matchup. Here are five sleepers including Michael Crabtree to watch for week nine.
Via Red Zone Offense
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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