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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

Patriots bring back Daboll

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
The Patriots are bringing former assistant Brian Daboll back to the staff, effective immediately, Bill Belichick told reporters during a conference call Monday.

Chiefs hire Packers' Dorsey as GM

Posted Jan. 13, 2013 @ 1:37 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced during the first half of the Packers' game against the 49ers that they had hired longtime Green Bay personnel man John Dorsey as GM.

Pederson likes Chiefs roster; will evaluate QB

Posted Jan. 12, 2013 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
New Chiefs offensive coordinator Doug Pederson sees a beautiful swan in his inherited ugly duckling.

Chiefs hire Sutton, Pederson, nine assistants

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced several coaching hires on Friday to join Andy Reid’s staff for 2013, including their new coordinators.

Chiefs better suited for 3-4 defense

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs' personnel suggests they should stick with running a 3-4 defense next season.

Quick fix in Kansas City

Posted Jan. 07, 2013 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
Observers around the league agree that Andy Reid will quickly right the ship in Kansas City the same way he did in Philadelphia.

Reid, Chiefs were made for each other

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Andy Reid couldn't have landed in a more apppropriate spot. Both he and the Chiefs know heartache and disappointment intimately.

Reports: Chiefs agree to terms with Reid

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms with former Eagles head coach Andy Reid to be the team’s head coach, ESPN first reported.

Chiefs, GM Pioli part ways

Posted Jan. 04, 2013 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Friday that they have parted ways with GM Scott Pioli.

More than logic applies to Pioli's future

Posted Jan. 01, 2013 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
The Chiefs’ chosen direction — with or without GM Scott Pioli — is important when considering the events leading to April’s NFL draft,

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Chiefs fire Crennel; Pioli safe for now

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Chiefs fired head coach Romeo Crennel on Monday, the team announced, but no determination has been made on the future of GM Scott Pioli.

Broncos rout Chiefs to earn top seed in AFC

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning and the Broncos wrapped up home-field advantage through the AFC playoffs with a predictable 38-3 runaway over the Chiefs.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos taking care of business

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Another typical week in the AFC West — the Broncos dominated, the Raiders and Chiefs fell and the Chargers took advantage of a weak opponent.

Luck breaks record, Colts clinch playoff berth

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck threw for 205 yards to break the single-season rookie record, and the Colts beat the Chiefs to clinch a berth in the playoffs.

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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