Avant, a former fourth-round draft pick, had 38 receptions for 447 yards and two touchdowns last season. He played eight seasons with the Eagles before being released March 4. Over those eight years with the Eagles, Avant reeled in 297 receptions for 3,646 yards and 12 touchdowns.
"We are happy to have Jason with the Panthers," head coach Ron Rivera said. "He provides a versatile player at receiver and brings good size as well as experience to the position."