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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

Fantasy outlook: Jonathan Baldwin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:45 a.m. ET
Chiefs first-round WR Jonathan Baldwin should be able to make an instant impact in fantasy leagues.

Pioli shows his smarts with Chiefs pick of Baldwin

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 12:28 a.m. ET
Chiefs GM Scott Pioli made all the right moves on Draft Night, including the selection of Pitt WR Jonathan Baldwin.

Teams continue to deny facility access to players

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Multiple teams have denied their players access to the organizations' training facilities Thursday, following Judge Susan Richard Nelson's ruling that the lockout should be immediately lifted, according to multiple published reports.

Chiefs in search of relief for Bowe

Posted April 21, 2011 @ 2:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have one dependable wide receiver in Dwayne Bowe. They'll search in the draft for a wideout to take defensive attention away from him.

Draft Dose: Who needs an inside linebacker?

Posted April 18, 2011 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
In the 29th installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams that are in need of an inside linebacker, with Illinois' Martez Wilson a top option.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 21

Posted April 07, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 21st pick in the NFL draft, including former Jaguars WR Matt Jones.

Chiefs LB Vrabel arrested in Indiana

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Chiefs LB Mike Vrabel was arrested early Monday morning in Florence, Ind. and charged with theft, which is a Class D felony in the state.

Chiefs RB Charles could return to track

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles is considering a professional track career should the NFL lockout continue.

Chiefs players plan to meet on April 4

Posted April 01, 2011 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
As the NFL lockout continues, Chiefs players have organized a team meeting on Monday to discuss plans for the future.

Pioli unlikely to change draft strategy regarding OT spot

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs pick at No. 21 overall in April's draft, it would make sense that they would be looking at offensive tackle, but Kansas City brass might not feel the same way.

Draft Dose: Who needs a wide receiver?

Posted March 25, 2011 @ 9 a.m. ET
Which teams in this year's draft could be in the market for a player like A.J. Green or Julio Jones? For one, Browns QB Colt McCoy could use some WR help.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Extended lockout could set back Cassel, K.C. offense

Posted March 16, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
An extended lockout would not be beneficial to players across the league, but for the Chiefs, having minicamps and OTAs wiped out could be devastating, the way we hear it.

Pioli credits past drafts for Chiefs' success

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Many observers believed the Chiefs' roster was void of talent when GM Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley arrived in 2009, but Pioli has a different take on the subject.

Chiefs offer tenders to three

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have assigned tenders to DE Wallace Gilberry, CB Brandon Carr and OT Barry Richardson.

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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