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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

Fitzgerald among four named to Pro Bowl

Posted Jan. 23, 2011 @ 11:29 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Larry Fitzgerald, Chiefs FS Eric Berry, Chiefs LB Tamba Hali and Saints SS Roman Harper were all named to the Pro Bowl on Sunday.

Pioli takes K.C. from worst to first

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
For laying the groundwork that enabled the Chiefs to improve from 4-12 in 2009 to 10-6 this season, Kansas City GM Scott Pioli has won the PFW/PFWA NFL Executive of the Year award.

Chiefs name Donovan new team president

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Marc Donovan has been named the new team president of the Chiefs. The move was announced Thursday by team chairman and CEO Clark Hunt.

Pioli knows staying atop division won't be easy

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Chiefs just completed a campaign in which they went 10-6 and won the AFC West, but GM Scott Pioli is not taking anything for granted in 2011.

Chiefs add LB Bakhtiari

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed LB Eric Bakhtiari.

Chiefs sign eight to future roster

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed eight players to their future roster.

Chiefs in serious need of ORT overhaul

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
With their season coming to an abrupt end after getting throttled by the Ravens in their playoff opener, the Chiefs can now look ahead to areas they need to upgrade this offseason, including right tackle, where Barry Richardson started this ...

Blowout loss shows Chiefs far from title contenders

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 6:46 p.m. ET
  The Chiefs had a chance to really make a statement on Sunday. Instead, they did exactly what many Chiefs teams before them had done: lost in the their playoff opener.  

Flacco, Ravens' 'D' too much for Chiefs

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes and playoff-savvy Baltimore forced five turnovers to beat the youthful Kansas City Chiefs 30-7 in the NFL playoffs on Sunday.

Ravens-Chiefs fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
RB Ray Rice will be the Ravens' offensive centerpiece when they travel to Kansas City, which also will be looking to pound the ball on the ground.

Diminishing role forced Weis to move on

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
While offensive coordinator Charlie Weis and head coach Todd Haley weren't at each other's throats in Kansas City, we hear that their relationship did have something to do with Weis deciding to leave for the University of Florida.

Chiefs WR Bowe misses practice with illness

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe missed practice Wednesday and was listed on the injury report as having an illness.

Chiefs sign WR Curtis, place FS Washington on I.R.

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed free-agent WR Kevin Curtis and placed FS Donald Washington on injured reserve.

Chiefs playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Chiefs as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Chiefs must regain focus after Weis departure

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Instead of playing like a team rounding into form as it enters the playoffs, the Chiefs looked more like a bunch of guys hung over from spending the entire week celebrating an AFC West championship.

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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