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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

Steelers sign TE Pope

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed veteran TE Leonard Pope on Tuesday, the team announced.

Kansas City Chiefs

Posted April 05, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Here are the Kansas City Chiefs top three needs going into the draft, subject to any free-agent signings it may make before then.

Chiefs re-sign DB Daniels

Posted April 04, 2012 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed unrestricted free-agent DB Travis Daniels, the team announced Wednesday.

AFC West draft needs

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
With three of the division's teams having needs at defensive tackle, they're likely to be paying close attention to Memphis DT-NT Dontari Poe.

After adding offensive depth, Chiefs will draft for 'D'

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have targeted improving their offense in free agency, which likely means they will go after defenders when it comes to the draft.

Chiefs re-sign LB Belcher

Posted March 22, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed ILB Jovan Belcher, who had been a restricted free agent. He will earn $1.927 million on the one-year deal.

Pioli says Chiefs made early run at Manning

Posted March 21, 2012 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli said his team was interested in signing QB Peyton Manning, but the feeling was not mutual.

Chiefs sign OT Winston, QB Quinn

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 8:37 p.m. ET
The Chiefs continue to beef up their offense, signing free agents OT Eric Winston and QB Brady Quinn on Saturday.

Chiefs sign TE Boss

Posted March 15, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
After getting limited production out of their tight ends in 2011, the Chiefs have signed free agent Kevin Boss to bolster the position.

Chargers add RB McClain

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Le'Ron McClain has signed with the Chargers, giving them a bigger back to presumably replace free agent Mike Tolbert.

Chiefs sign RB Hillis

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent RB Peyton Hillis, the team announced on Wednesday.

Cowboys reach deal with CB Carr

Posted March 14, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
The Cowboys, in desperate need of help in the secondary, have agreed to terms with former Chiefs CB Brandon Carr.

Chiefs re-sign DE Gordon

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday they have re-signed DE Amon Gordon.

Free-agent scouting report: Chiefs QB Kyle Orton

Posted March 10, 2012 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
QB Kyle Orton has both been a starter and a backup during his NFL career and could be a valuable piece to a contending team.

Manning meets with Broncos brass

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning began his tour of NFL suitors Friday, being flown to Denver to meet with the Broncos' decision makers.

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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