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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

It's Avant's time to step up or be left behind...

A lot of PR juice out there about Eagles' WR Jason Avant being challenged to step up and take over a leadership role not just on the offense but on the team... That's a lot of pressure to put on a guy who's simply trying to make the team. It sure doesn't help when your new head coach says, "Hey buddy! How's about taking some reps at cornerback?"...
Via Eagles Eye
May 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

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 CSNPhilly.com, 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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