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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' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 15, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
With the offseason upon us, fantasy football owners have some questions about the Chiefs.

Chiefs finalize coaching staff

Posted Feb. 14, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have finalized Romeo Crennel's coaching staff for the 2012 season, including the retention of QB coach Jim Zorn.

Steelers hire Haley

Posted Feb. 07, 2012 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have hired Todd Haley as the team's new offensive coordinator.

With Daboll aboard, Cassel looks like Chiefs top QB

Posted Feb. 07, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
There will be an open quarterback job with the Chiefs this offseason, but based on the hiring of offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, Matt Cassel is expected to remain the starter.

Reports: Chiefs hire Daboll as OC

Posted Feb. 04, 2012 @ 4 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have hired Brian Daboll as their new offensive coordinator, according to reports by ESPN and NFL Network.

Chiefs OC Muir calls it quits

Posted Feb. 01, 2012 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Bill Muir dedicated nearly half a century to the game of football. Now, the Chiefs' offensive coordinator is ready to hang up his headset.

Chiefs name McMahon special-teams coach

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Chiefs named Tom McMahon the club's special-teams coach on Monday.

Emery named Bears' new GM

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Former Bears area scout Phil Emery, most recently the Chiefs' director of college scouting, is returning to Chicago, this time as the team's general manager.

Nose tackle needed to solidify Chiefs defense

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:23 p.m. ET
The Chiefs are pretty set on defense, but have a major need for a nose tackle to anchor the middle of the unit.

Crennel passes his test to become Chiefs' head coach

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 3:23 p.m. ET
The final three weeks of the 2011 season showed the Chiefs' front office and roster that Romeo Crennel was the right man for the head-coaching job. 

Chiefs need offensive coordinator to get to next level

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
The hiring of Romeo Crennel makes sense for the Chiefs, but he will only be successful if the team also finds an offensive coordinator to pair with him.

Crennel hired as Chiefs' head coach

Posted Jan. 09, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
The Chiefs will officially announce Romeo Crennel as their next head coach at a press conference on Monday afternoon.

Report: Chiefs to retain Crennel as head coach

Posted Jan. 07, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
The Chiefs plan to retain Romeo Crennel as head coach and remove the interim tag from his title.

Chiefs counting on healthy Charles and Moeaki

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
If the Chiefs are to return to the playoffs next season, they will need their offense to improve. They will rely on a healthy Tony Moeaki and Jamaal Charles to help bolster the attack.

Even with loss, Broncos win AFC West

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Former Bronco Kyle Orton got his revenge in leading the Chiefs to a 7-3 win over Denver on Sunday, but it's the Broncos who clinched the AFC West and are headed to the postseason.

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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