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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

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos pass test, Raiders shut out Chiefs

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Broncos won their ninth in a row, the Raiders shut out the Chiefs and the Chargers got blown out at home by Carolina.

Janikowski kicks Raiders to shutout victory over Chiefs

Posted Dec. 16, 2012 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski kicked five field goals and the Raiders shut out Kansas City for the second time ever, beating the Chiefs 15-0.

Chiefs' Breaston confused by Crennel's comments

Posted Dec. 14, 2012 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Romeo Crennel said WR Steve Breaston needed to understand the game plan better, then clarified his comments.

Report: Chiefs WR Bowe has season-ending rib injury

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
Chiefs WR Dwayne Bowe has multiple broken ribs and will be placed on injured reserve, according to Pro Football Talk.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos stay hot, Chargers still fighting

Posted Dec. 10, 2012 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Broncos beat the Raiders to keep up their winning ways and the Chargers rallied for an upset win in Pittsburgh.

Browns roll past Chiefs for third-straight win

Posted Dec. 09, 2012 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
Travis Benjamin's 93-yard punt return touchdown helped the Browns win their third straight game, 30-7 over the Chiefs on Sunday.

Chiefs form trust fund for Zoey Belcher

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced the formation of the Zoey Michelle Belcher Irrevocable Trust.

Late-blooming Jackson reviving career with Chiefs

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
Chiefs DE Tyson Jackson has been a disappointment to date, but his recent flourish might suggest that he has some value.

Chiefs place DL Bailey on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Chiefs placed DL Allen Bailey on injured reserve and signed LB Leon Williams.

Woman slain by Chiefs player to be laid to rest

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 12:11 p.m. ET
The slain girlfriend of Chiefs LB Jovan Belcher will be laid to rest five days after Belcher killed her, then shot himself in the head.

AFC West Spin cycle: Denver stays hot, clinches division

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
It's only Week 13, but the AFC West has been won. The Broncos clinched the division with their win over the Buccaneers.

Luck, Wilson highlight strange, amazing QB week

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Rookies Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck were spectacular in Week 13. But there were several other notable QB performances.

Focus on the child after Chiefs tragedy

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush writes that all energies should be focused on the orphaned child in the aftermath of the weekend's Chiefs tragedy.

Chiefs fans remember victim, support team on Sunday

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The Chiefs played an emotional game after the loss of one of their own and the fans were 100 percent behind them.

Chiefs defeat Panthers on emotional day in K.C.

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Panthers

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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