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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
January 16, 2016  |  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
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
November 22, 2014  |  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 Gano missed a 46-yard field goal to help Atlanta maintain the lead. The Panthers...
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...
Via isportsweb.com
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Carolina Panthers’ Jason Avant named 51st best fantasy WR, Cotchery is 60th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
Via cover32 - Panthers
July 28, 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

Report: Former Eagles WR Jason Avant Visits With The Patriots

  Doug Kyed of NESN reported earlier in the day that former Eagles WR Jason Avant visited with the New England Patriots on Wednesday. Avant had been spent all eight years of his career with the Eagles before they elected to cut him loose a little over a week ago. The Kansas City Chiefs were mentioned as a potential option for Avant and the Patriots have already showed interest...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 12, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Eagles release wide receiver Jason Avant

According to Pro Football Talk, the Eagles have released veteran wide receiver Jason Avant. Eagles release WR Jason Avant, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) March 4, 2014 Avant’s salary would have been just north of $2.2 million for this upcoming season, with a cap hit of just under $4 million. He struggled last year, catching only 38 passes for 447 yards...
Via cover32
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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