Avant has been targeted 13 times over his past two games, but has managed just 54 yards from those opportunities. Avant will face a mediocre Dallas Cowboys offense Sunday, but the possession receiver is not a recommended start.
Avant is asked to run the short routes in this high-powered Chip Kelly offense, leaving very little room for big plays in his arsenal. As such, he is often the check-down receiver. In other words, he is targeted often, but the results are not sexy. With Riley Cooper exploding last week as well, Avant remains more of an afterthought than anything else in this offense.
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