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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

Jackson among Chiefs' front-seven weak spots

Posted Aug. 20, 2010 @ 9:35 a.m. ET
The Chiefs' defensive front seven was arguably the team's weakest unit in 2009, yet when Kansas City was addressing its needs this offseason, it opted to leave the front seven alone.

Road favorites mark NFL's opening week

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Road teams are favored in half of the 16 games to kick off the NFL regular season, leaving handicappers to weigh which road favorites are live and which home underdogs have bite.

Chiefs alter training-camp practice schedule due to hot weather

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 10:07 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Sunday that the club has changed its practice schedule for the remainder of training camp because of projected temperatures and heat indexes for the safety of Chiefs players and fans.

Chiefs' Cassel facing make-or-break season

Posted Aug. 05, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Almost every NFL player faces a crossroads season at some point in his career, and for QB Matt Cassel, this is it.

Report: Chiefs make first-rounder Berry league's highest-paid safety

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Chiefs agreed to terms Friday with 2010 first-round draft pick S Eric Berry on a six-year deal that will pay him $60 million, including $34 million guaranteed, according to the NFL Network's Jason La Canfora.

Chiefs sign third-round OG Asamoah

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 11:23 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed 2010 third-round draft pick OG Jon Asamoah. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Unlike ’09, conditioning not among Chiefs' concerns

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
Conditioning was a serious issue for the Chiefs entering training camp a year ago, as marquee names like OLT Branden Albert, WR Dwayne Bowe and DE Glenn Dorsey all came to camp overweight and out of shape.

Chiefs sign third-round TE Moeaki

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 third-round draft pick TE Tony Moeaki. Details of the contract were not disclosed.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 9:57 a.m. ET
In the fourth installment of our series of training-camp reports, we take a look at the AFC West teams.

Chiefs sign fifth-round OLB Sheffield

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with 2010 fifth-round draft pick OLB Cameron Sheffield. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

WR Kennison to retire as a Chief

Posted July 19, 2010 @ 10:32 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Monday that WR Eddie Kennison signed a contract with the club in order to retire as a member of the team.

K.C. secondary issues benefiting rookie S Lewis

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs knew they were drafting a starting safety when they took Eric Berry in the first round in April, but they didn't realize they were likely drafting another one in Round Five in Kendrick Lewis.

Chiefs sign fifth-round S Lewis

Posted June 29, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Tuesday that they have signed 2010 fifth-round draft pick S Kendrick Lewis to an undisclosed contract.

Rookie Moeaki looking like Chiefs' TE answer

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
When the Chiefs dealt Tony Gonzalez to the Falcons last year, they knew their production from the TE position was about to fall off dramatically. But nobody on the team would've predicted just how little the spot would provide ...

Chiefs release RB Smith, five others

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Chiefs released six players on Monday, including RB Kolby Smith and QB Matt Gutierrez.

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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