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Donnie Avery

Donnie Avery - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 06/12/1984
Birthplace Houston, TX
College Houston
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 2nd pick by Rams

Chiefs ink TE Fasano to four-year deal

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:16 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and former Dolphins TE Anthony Fasano agreed to terms on a four-year deal on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Chiefs add CB Robinson

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 8:58 a.m. ET
Arguably no team in the league has gotten a better head start on free agency than the Chiefs, who continued their spending spree Friday by signing former Falcons CB Dunta Robinson, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Kansas City Chiefs: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Kansas City Chiefs, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Chiefs release ORT Winston

Posted March 07, 2013 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released ORT Eric Winston, the team announced Thursday.

Chiefs tag Albert; re-sign Bowe, Colquitt

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs applied the franchise tag to OLT Branden Albert and re-signed WR Dwayne Bowe and P Dustin Colquitt to long-term deals.

Three takeaways from Smith deal

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Instead of declaring a winner in a trade that won't become official for two weeks, Arthur Arkush offers three takeaways from San Fran sending Alex Smith to K.C.

Report: 49ers trade QB Alex Smith to Chiefs

Posted Feb. 27, 2013 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The 49ers have agreed to trade QB Alex Smith to the Chiefs, Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer first reported. The deal is not official until March 12.

Chiefs' Dorsey eyes '333 players' for first pick

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
New Chiefs GM John Dorsey was evasive when talking about his options for the first overall pick, plus his own impending free agents.

Reid: Chiefs open to trading top pick

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Chiefs head coach Andy Reid said the possibility exists that the team could trade its top overall draft pick.

Chiefs release WR Breaston, TE Boss

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released WR Steve Breaston and TE Kevin Boss on Tuesday, the team announced. 

Chiefs add WR Gilyard, DL Dixon, TE Brock

Posted Feb. 11, 2013 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed WR Mardy Gilyard, DL Marcus Dixon and TE Kevin Brock on Monday, according to the NFL’s transactions.

Signs point to TE involvement, success in Chiefs offense

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
History tells us that Andy Reid's arrival in Kansas City should bode well for the Chiefs' tight ends, writes contributor Herbie Teope.

On the clock: Chiefs consider options at top of draft

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
Holders of the No. 1 overall pick in April's draft, Andy Reid and the Chiefs are beginning to consider their options in re-stocking the K.C. roster.

Chiefs add Toub to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 15, 2013 @ 6:29 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday the hiring of Dave Toub as the team's new special-teams coordinator.

Autopsy: Belcher drunk at time of murder-suicide

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Jovan Belcher had a blood-alcohol level more than twice the legal limit when he shot his girlfriend nine times and then killed himself, an autopsy showed.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
Avery agreed to terms on a three-year deal with Kansas City, a person familiar with the terms told The Associated Press, speaking on condition of anonymity because the transaction had not been announced.||||||| The speedy wide receiver showed promise after the Rams selected him in the second round in 2008, but he missed the entire 2010 season with a knee injury. Avery spent last year with Indianapolis, where he caught a career-best 60 passes for 781 yards and three touchdowns in helping the Colts reach the playoffs.
Posted Dec. 03, 2012
Avery caught five passes for 91 yards and two touchdowns on Sunday, including the game-winner as time expired against Detroit.||||||| Avery is a respect No. 3 option for owners who are thin at WR, particularly in PPR formats.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Avery caught nine passes for 111 yards in Sunday's 23-20 win over the Vikings.||||||| Avery tied his career high in receptions
Posted March 23, 2012
The Indianapolis Colts have signed Avery.||||||| The move completes a frantic day of change for the Colts, who lost center Jeff Saturday to Green Bay and tight end Jacob Tamme to Denver, traded for quarterback Drew Stanton and lost offensive lineman Ryan Diem, who retired.
Posted Sept. 28, 2011
The Tennessee Titans have placed receiver Kenny Britt on injured reserve and signed Donnie Avery to fill his spot on the roster. The Titans announced the moves Wednesday just before practice.||||||| Britt tore both his ACL and MCL in his right knee during last week's 17-14 win over Denver. He will need surgery within the next two weeks to repair the damage, but the injury left Tennessee (2-1) with only four receivers on the roster. The 5-foot-11 Avery was a second-round pick in 2008 out of Houston by St. Louis. He had 100 catches for 1,263 yards and eight touchdowns but missed the 2010 season after tearing his right ACL in an exhibition game.

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