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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

Baldwin, Albert missing from Chiefs practice

Posted June 01, 2012 @ 10:01 p.m. ET
Jonathan Baldwin was absent from Chiefs practice Friday because of an illness, and Brandon Albert missed the workout because of a personal matter.

Chiefs don't envision drop-off from Carr to Routt

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Chiefs lost CB Brandon Carr in free agency and replaced him with Stanford Routt, a move the team believes helps it overall.

AFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each AFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Chiefs RBs Jamaal Charles and Peyton Hillis.

Bowe and Chiefs both have valid arguments

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
WR Dwayne Bowe wants a long-term deal. The Chiefs want him for just 2012. What will happen to Kansas City's most valuable player?

Chiefs sign second-rounder Allen

Posted May 16, 2012 @ 10:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed second-round OL Jeff Allen and fifth-round CB DeQuan Menzie on Wednesday.

Rams add LB Haggan, OT Richardson

Posted May 15, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The Rams signed veteran free agents LB Mario Haggan and OT Barry Richardson, the team announced Tuesday.

Chiefs sign DE Pitoitua

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent DL Ropati Pitoitua. He is expected to play defensive end in Kansas City.

Three factors determine risers, sliders in 2012 standings

Posted May 08, 2012 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
It’s time to think about who will win and lose in the 2012 season, and you might want to consider these factors when determining the order of finish.

Pressure rises in AFC West

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
The four QBs in the AFC West — Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Carson Palmer and Matt Cassel — have a lot to prove this season. 

Chiefs opt to not add to LB corps

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 3:50 p.m. ET
By adressing other needs and not adding any linebackers, the Chiefs are banking on Jovan Belcher and Justin Houston taking the next step.

Chiefs roll the dice on Poe

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 10:17 p.m. ET
NT Dontari Poe is a boom-or-bust pick, but a risk worth taking for the Chiefs.

Jackson agrees to pay cut to stay with Chiefs

Posted April 22, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Chiefs DL Tyson Jackson agreed to restructure his contract, cutting his salary from $8 million in 2012 to $4.25 million.

Chiefs sign DB Baker

Posted April 17, 2012 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent DB Mikail Baker on Tuesday, the team announced.

Report: Several teams contact Browns about No. 4 pick

Posted April 14, 2012 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Several teams have contacted the Browns about their fourth overall pick in the draft, The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reported Friday night.

Chiefs may go with QB early in draft

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 5:33 p.m. ET
With a new offensive system, the Chiefs may be looking to draft a young quarterback to build around for the long term.

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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