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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

Buccaneers impress in debut, defeat Chiefs

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 11:19 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers, winners of 10 games in 2010, started the preseason sharp, routing the Chiefs 25-0 in Kansas City on Friday night.

Chiefs sign OT Gaither

Posted Aug. 11, 2011 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Chiefs landed PFW's best UFA still available, signing former Ravens OT Jared Gaither.

Chiefs claim PK Carter, sign WR Colbert

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced they were awarded PK Todd Carter off waivers and signed WR Keary Colbert on Wednesday.

Chiefs sign DL Gordon

Posted Aug. 06, 2011 @ 2:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent DL Amon Gordon, the team announced Saturday.

McCluster the Chiefs' odd man out

Posted Aug. 05, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Second-year pro Dexter McCluster will see his role decreased because of two new free-agent signings by the Chiefs.

Hali, Chiefs agree to long-term deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2011 @ 12:20 a.m. ET
OLB Tamba Hali and the Chiefs agreed to a long-term deal, keeping the Pro Bowler in Kansas City for another five years. 

Chiefs sign FB McClain

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced late Wednesday night that they have signed one of the top fullbacks on the market, former Raven Le'Ron McClain.

Jamaal Charles' five weeks of fantasy hell

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
Having Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles on your fantasy team will be great, until a five-week stretch at the end of the season brings the enjoyment to a halt.

Gregg is short-term fix with long-term benefits

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
NT Kelly Gregg is only going to be on the Chiefs for a season or two, but the lessons he teaches rookie Jerrell Powe should help the team for a long time.

Chiefs re-sign OT Richardson

Posted Aug. 01, 2011 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
OT Barry Richardson signed his restricted free-agent tender on Monday and will report to Chiefs training camp soon.

Chiefs re-sign DE Gilberry

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 9:22 p.m. ET
DE Wallace Gilberry has signed his restricted free-agent tender with the Chiefs, keeping an important piece of the team's defense in place.

Chiefs sign LB Siler

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to a contract with former Chargers ILB Brandon Siler, giving them more depth and quickness in the linebacking corps.

Chiefs sign DT Gregg

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
The Chiefs got their defensive tackle, signing former Ravens NT Kelly Gregg to a one-year deal according to multiple reports.

Chiefs sign 10 players

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday night the signing of 10 free agents, eight of which were unrestricted.

Chiefs agree to deals with rookies

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have agreed to terms with most of their 2011 rookie class.

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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