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Look: Jason Avant holds dummy for young Chiefs fan after practice

After practice Wednesday, Kansas City Chiefs veteran wide receiver Jason Avant took some time out to let fans sharpen their skills with a pro. Check it out: Chiefs head athletic trainer Rick Burkholder shared the photo, writing "Some guys just get it." Well said. According to Burkholder, Avant worked with a whole line of people at the bag.   An 8-year NFL veteran, Avant spent most...
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August 05, 2015  |  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...
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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...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

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...
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July 28, 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...
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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

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...
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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