And yes, that's indeed the case. WR Jason Avant waived by the Panthers today.
Jason Avant (thigh), Jerricho Cotchery (thigh) and DeAngelo Williams (thigh) all questionable. Fozzy (thigh) is doubtful.
Charlotte Observer "Slowly but surely, the Carolina Panthers are rebuilding their depleted wide receiver corps. The Panthers have signed free agent wideout Jason Avant to a one-year contract, the team announced Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Avant becomes the third free agent receiver to sign..." April 08
Pro Football Talk "The Eagles spent last week re-signing several of their pending free agents, including a pair of wide receivers. This week brings the other side of the transaction wire. With Riley Cooper and Jeremy Maclin in the fold at receiver for 2014, Jason Avant won’t be. PFT has learned via a league..." March 04
SB Nation "Philadelphia has a bevy of talented players on offense and might be letting one go to create some cap space. The Philadelphia Eagles are expected to release wide receiver Jason Avant, according to Jeff McLane of Philly.com. Philadelphia general manager Howie Roseman has some very tough..." February 26
Philly.com "All season long during his press conferences, Chip Kelly avoided labeling the Eagles' offense like the plague, often pointing out that a term like "zone read" refers to one of many play concepts they run, as a opposed to an offense. "Here is our offense," explained Kelly. "We run the See Coast..." February 15
Just talked to Clay Harbor & Jason Avant. Harbor spent 1 day practicing at OLB. Avant has seen time at DB.