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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

Quinn to join Weis in leaving NFL for Gators

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Seahawks defensive line coach Dan Quinn will leave the team and become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida, joining Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis in Gainesville next season.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Raiders finish undefeated vs. AFC West

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Michael Bush rushed for 137 yards and a touchdown and the short-handed Raiders beat playoff-bound Kansas City 31-10 Sunday to gain a unique NFL distinction.

Chiefs continue worst-to-first trend

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Since 2002, the NFL has produced at least one team every season that has gone from fourth place one year to first the following year, with Kansas City being the latest example this season.

Report: Weis leaving Chiefs; McDaniels targeted?

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 1:23 a.m. ET
Chiefs offensive coordinator Charlie Weis has agreed to join the University of Florida's coaching staff as offensive coordinator, The Associated Press reported late Saturday. An official announcement is expected Monday.

Pro Bowl nod further proof of Charles bargain

Posted Dec. 29, 2010 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Now that he has made his first Pro Bowl, it has become even more obvious what kind of bargain the Chiefs got with RB Jamaal Charles' contract extension.

Bowe concludes dizzying fantasy season with a bang

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
Dwayne Bowe owners were forced to ride a rollercoaster of emotions this season as their guy was all over the map. In the end, though, everything turned out OK.

Cassel, Chiefs roll past Titans 34-14

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel threw three touchdown passes and Eric Berry returned an interception 54 yards for another score and Kansas City romped past Tennessee 34-14 Sunday.

Gilberry rare D-line delight for Chiefs

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 9:07 a.m. ET
When assessing the Chiefs' weak spots this season, the defensive line certainly would rank near the top. The unit has underachieved for most of 2010, and lately it has shown in the opponents' rushing numbers. However, the team might have ...

Cassel shows true grit in leading Chiefs to key victory

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
  Fully recovering from an emergency appendectomy can take up to a month, but Matt Cassel knew he didn't have that kind of time. So he gutted it out at St. Louis to lead his team to victory.  

Week 15 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Eagles QB Michael VIck, Chiefs DE Wallace Gilberry and Eagles WR-RS DeSean Jackson as its Players of the Week.

Cassel return to help Chiefs top Rams

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel went the distance only 11 days after an emergency appendectomy, leading the way in a 27-13 victory over the suddenly sagging St. Louis Rams on Sunday.

Cassel active, but still may be backup

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is active for the team's game Sunday vs. St. Louis, but it is unknown if he or Brodie Croyle will start.

Drop-off in play of Chiefs LB Johnson

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Since he signed a contract extension in early November, Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has had a noticeable decline in production, according to AFC West Whispers.

Finding new backup QB necessary after Croyle debacle

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:30 p.m. ET
Signs pointed to QB Brodie Croyle re-signing with the Chiefs when he hit free agency this offseason — until he started the Week 14 game.

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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