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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 name Smith assistant offensive-line coach

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday that they have hired Steven Smith as assistant offensive line coach.

Free-agent scouting report: Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe

Posted March 09, 2012 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe has posted back-to-back seasons with more than 1,150 receiving yards and is now set to cash in on the free agent market.

Report: Chargers agree to terms with LB Williams

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Chargers agreed to terms on a one-year deal with LB Demorrio Williams, according to Adam Caplan of The Sideline View.

Handicapping the odds for Manning's next team

Posted March 07, 2012 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
The question on everyone's mind: Where will Peyton Manning sign?

Chiefs release LB Williams

Posted March 06, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released veteran LB Demorrio Williams, the team announced on Tuesday.

Bowe given franchise tag from Chiefs

Posted March 05, 2012 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
There is one fewer elite wideout on the free-agent market, as the Chiefs have given the franchise tag to WR Dwayne Bowe.

OL Shields to be enshrined in Chiefs Hall of Fame

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
OL Will Shields will be enshrined in the Chiefs' Hall of Fame this fall, after 14 seasons in Kansas City.

Chiefs sign WR Markshausen

Posted Feb. 29, 2012 @ 11:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have signed free-agent WR Zeke Markshausen.

Chiefs sure to address running back this offseason

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
After struggling on the ground in 2011, the Chiefs will do more than just bring back Jammal Charles to help their running game.

Enthusiastic Crennel covers all the bases

Posted Feb. 25, 2012 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Among the coaches and GMs who've spoken at this year's Combine interviews, nobody came off any better than Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel.

Chiefs sign DB Reeves

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Friday that they have signed free-agent DB Jacques Reeves.

First-round draft order set as Dolphins, Chiefs win coin flips

Posted Feb. 24, 2012 @ 8:29 a.m. ET
Two coin flips this morning at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis determined the official order of the first round of the 2012 NFL draft.

Chiefs sign CB Routt

Posted Feb. 20, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB Stanford Routt has signed with the Chiefs, the team announced on Monday.

Chiefs, Bucs carrying over salary cap from 2011

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Bucs have acknowledged carrying over salary-cap room from 2011 into signings for 2012, taking advantage of a clause in the new CBA.

Dolphins add DB Lawrence

Posted Feb. 16, 2012 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The Dolphins announced Thursday the signing of DB Quinten Lawrence. The former sixth-round pick began his career as a wideout before moving to the secondary.

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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