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Jason Avant

33-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Free Agent

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2016 Fantasy Football Outlook

There was no outlook written for Jason Avant in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 210   DOB: 4/20/1983  College: Michigan  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Jason Avant Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $950,000 contract with the Chiefs in March of 2015.

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Avant finished the 2015 season with just 15 catches for 119 yards on 24 targets.

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Jason Avant NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2008 25 15 32 377 2 51 11.8 7.4 - - - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2009 26 16 41 587 3 57 14.3 10.3 11 2 - - - 0 0 0.0 0 - - - - - -
2010 27 Phi 16 51 573 1 74 11.2 7.7 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 Phi 16 52 679 1 81 13.1 8.4 9 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
2012 29 Phi 14 53 648 0 76 12.2 8.5 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2013 30 Phi 16 38 447 2 76 11.8 5.9 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2014 31 Car 11 21 201 1 40 9.6 5.0 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 KC 5 13 152 0 22 11.7 6.9 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 32 KC 16 15 119 0 24 7.9 5.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Jason Avant Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2008 25 15 3.3 5.4 4.4 2 25 8 - - 0 0 0 - -
2009 26 16 4.8 7.4 6.1 3 37 13 5 2 0 0 0 0 0
2010 27 Phi 16 4.0 7.1 5.6 3 36 17 10 5 0 0 0 0 0
2011 28 Phi 16 4.6 7.9 6.2 3 42 7 3 2 0 0 0 0 0
2012 29 Phi 14 4.6 8.4 6.5 4 46 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 30 Phi 16 3.5 5.9 4.7 2 28 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 Car 11 2.4 4.3 3.3 2 18 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 31 KC 5 3.0 5.6 4.3 3 30 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 32 KC 16 0.7 1.7 1.2 1 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Offensive Snaps in 2016

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

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Year Off ST
2014 554 5
2014 554 5
2015 345 62
Jason Avant 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5

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Jason Avant: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Avant caught both of the passes thrown his way Sunday for 26 yards against the Chargers.

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Avant saw limited action in Sunday's game against the Steelers, collecting two passes for 11 yards.

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Avant caught four passes for 43 yards in Sunday's game against the Bengals.

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Avant caught just two passes for eight yards in Monday's loss to the Packers.

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Avant (hip) played just nine snaps in Thursday's game against the Broncos.

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Avant (hip) is active for Sunday's game at Houston.

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Avant (hip) is officially listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Texans.

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Avant (hip) was a full participant in practice Wednesday

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Avant continues to suffer from a hip sprain.

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Avant signed with the Chiefs on Friday.

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Avant caught one pass for seven yards on three targets in the regular season finale against the Chargers.

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Avant caught four passes for 37 yards Sunday against the Steelers.

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Avant caught one pass for 14 yards Sunday against the Raiders.

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Avant caught five passes for 64 yards Sunday against the Cardinals.

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Avant caught two passes for 30 yards in his Chiefs debut Sunday against the Broncos.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

There was no outlook written for Jason Avant.

2015

Avant began the 2014 season as a member of the Carolina Panthers but was released following comments he made after a loss to the Falcons in Week 11. He was subsequently snatched up by the Chiefs, and his familiarity with Andy Reidís offense allowed him to make an instant impact. Over the final five games with the team, the veteran wideout accumulated 152 receiving yards on 13 catches. Due to the offseason additions of Jeremy Maclin and Chris Conley, Avant will likely contend with Conley and Albert Wilson for snaps on Sundays, but his outlook heading into 2015 isnít as bright as it was in his brief finish with the team last season.

2014

Avant's 2013 season was strangely quiet despite the prodigious output of the Eagles' offense in Chip Kelly's first season at the helm, and he headed to Carolina in the offseason looking for a chance at a starting gig. The Panthers' depth chart at WR is unsettled, but Avant's lack of top-shelf size or speed could limit him to a no. 3 role even against lackluster competition like Jerricho Cotchery and Tiquan Underwood.

2013

What's been the case with Avant his whole career remained the same in 2012: He can serve as an effective short-route option, but he has very little big-play ability. He remarkably has just 10 touchdowns on 259 career receptions and as Philadelphia's third receiver at best in 2013, he's unlikely to make a fantasy impact in most cases.

2012

Avant was efficient as the teamís No. 3 receiver last year, averaging 8.4 YPT and 13.1 YPC in a possession role. At 6-0, 212, heís strong, stoutly built and more able to take a shot over the middle of the field than the faster, more dynamic Jeremy Maclin/DeSean Jackson combo. Heís got good hands, and heís a solid route-runner, but heís not fast and will not provide anything down the field Ė zero catches of 40-yards or more in the last two years. Heís a better option in PPR leagues, and even then it would be nice if the Eagles looked his way more in the red zone (eight targets).

2011

DeSean Jackson and Jeremy Maclin are the team's stars, but Avant emerged as the clear No. 3 last year with 73 targets, 51 catches and 7.7 YPT. At 6-0, 209, Avant has more strength and bulk than his explosive teammates and is able to make tough catches in the middle of the field. Avant has good hands (3 drops) and knows how to find space on shorter routes. In short, he's a reliable chain mover and could be asked to take on a bigger role in the Eagles' pass-happy offense should anything happen to one of the starters.

2010

Avant will be the team's No. 3 wide receiver. He'll be playing in a productive system in a pass-happy scheme, but Avant is no better than the fourth or fifth option in Philadelphia's offense.

2009

Avant will battle to be the team's No. 4 or No. 5 wide receiver, as the team has plenty of depth at the position. He's unlikely to make much of an impact with so few targets.

2008

Will fight for third or fourth receiver role in training camp. Could be cut.

2007

Avant, who was selected in the fourth round of the 2006 draft, was virtually nonexistent during his rookie season - catching just seven balls all season long. He enters 2007 as the fifth wide receiver in Philadelphia.

2006

Rookie receiver who will likely just provide depth to the receiving corps.