The latest example that Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly might prepare his team a little different than most: Wide receiver Jason Avant and tight end Clay Harbor both took snaps on the defensive side of the ball during organized team activities last week.
But it's not going to be a permanent change. Harbor says he was tried out just in case of emergency.
WR Jason Avant is happy to play wherever his team needs him. Image via Sports-Kings.com.
We’ve heard much about Chip Kelly’s energetic and efficient style of running Philadelphia Eagles practice: the loud music, the nonstop pace. But Kelly has more tricks up his sleeve and is having his offensive players try their hand on defense in practice.
So far, TE Clay Harbor has taken...
Chip Kelly's offensive philosophy may or may not bring success to the field for the Philadelphia Eagles, that remains to be seen. But if you were looking for immediate surprises during training camp, look no further.Veteran wide receiver Jason Avant and tight end Clay Harbor were recently assigned to spend a day practicing on defense, with Avant taking reps at defensive back...
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The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired WR Arrelious Benn and a seventh-round pick from Tampa Bay in exchange for a sixth-round pick and conditional draft pick in 2014.
Benn is a 6′ 2″, 220 lbs former second-round pick by the Bucs in the 2010 NFL draft. In his three year career, he has posted 59 receptions for 862 yards and five touchdowns. He also has some experience returning...
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...
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December 25, 2012
WHO'S THAT ACROBAT?
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:
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
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...
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.