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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

Rookies holding own in K.C. secondary

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 8:47 a.m. ET
Stopping the pass hasn't exactly been the strength of the Chiefs' defense, but don't blame the rookies, like SS Eric Berry, for the team's occasional lapses in the secondary.

2011 AFC West free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 24, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Can the Raiders afford to keep free-agent-to-be Nnamdi Asomugha, who's one of the elite cornerbacks in the league? Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC West players likely to become free agents in March.

Arrowhead advantage could take Chiefs a long way

Posted Nov. 22, 2010 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
If the Chiefs could play all of their games at home, they very well could be a front-runner to represent the AFC in the Super Bowl.

Bowe's two TDs lead Chiefs past Cards

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Dwayne Bowe caught two touchdown passes, giving him a team-record six straight games with at least one score, and Kansas City remained unbeaten at home Sunday with a 31-13 victory over the fading Cardinals.

Chiefs go back to training-camp mentality after skid

Posted Nov. 19, 2010 @ 2:58 a.m. ET
Good fundamentals was one of the main reasons the Chiefs looked like a potential playoff team during their 5-2 start, but they have reverted back to some bad habits in recent weeks.

Chiefs re-sign LB Anderson, place Simoneau on I.R.

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed LB Charlie Anderson and placed LB Mark Simoneau on injured reserve.

Haley, Chiefs not yet ready to be serious contenders

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
After starting off 5-2 and looking like maybe the league's most improved team, the Chiefs appeared ready to seize the AFC West. But two games later, Kansas City is in dangerous territory.

Bowe emerging as fantasy’s hottest wide receiver

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Jamaal Charles was the Chief everyone expected to be a fantasy stud this season, but it has been Dwayne Bowe who has instead taken the fantasy world by storm.

Broncos turn the tables on Chiefs

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Denver Broncos corralled the NFL's top rushing team, doing their best imitation of the Kansas City Chiefs in a rout of the AFC West leaders.

AFC West midseason reports

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 8:33 a.m. ET
WR Brandon Lloyd is on his way to a career season, helping to compensate for the Broncos' 32nd-ranked rushing attack. Read our midseason reports on the AFC West teams.

Haley's motivation major reason for Johnson's breakout

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
Derrick Johnson might not have gotten off on the best foot with Todd Haley, but the Chiefs' head coach may be a major reason why Johnson is the owner of a new five-year contract reportedly worth up to $34 million.

Chiefs done in by special teams in defeat

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
What was previously one of the Chiefs' strengths became the primary reason they lost a critical division game to the Raiders on Sunday.

Report: Chiefs, Johnson agree to extension

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
Chiefs LB Derrick Johnson has agreed to a contract extension with the team, expected to be for five years for a little more than $34 million, with $15 million guaranteed. The news was first reported by FOX Sports' Adam Caplan.

Janikowski's clutch FGs give Raiders win

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell threw a 47-yard pass to rookie Jacoby Ford in overtime to set up a 33-yard field goal by Sebastian Janikowski that gave the Oakland Raiders their biggest win in eight years, a 23-20 victory over the AFC West-leading ...

Chiefs CB Flowers forcing QBs to throw elsewhere

Posted Nov. 03, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
While his first two seasons were nice, Year Three has been the charm for Chiefs CB Brandon Flowers.

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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