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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

Report: Chiefs land former Jets RB Jones

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have found the big, powerful back they were searching for, signing Thomas Jones to a two-year, $5 million contract on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Chiefs re-sign WR Chambers

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs re-signed WR Chris Chambers, an unrestricted free agent, to a three-year contract on Monday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The deal is reportedly worth $15 million, with $5.9 million guaranteed.

Pioli, Haley both looking for improvement from Bowe

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 12:53 a.m. ET
While speaking to the media at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and head coach Todd Haley each addressed a host of topics, but both were asked about one player in particular: WR Dwayne Bowe.

Chiefs re-sign WR Copper

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have re-signed WR Terrance Copper, the team announced Saturday.

Chiefs sign Vrabel to extension

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have signed OLB Mike Vrabel to a contract extension. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

AFC West team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The trade of Brandon Marshall has left the Broncos with a huge hole to fill at wide receiver. PFW continues its series examining the needs of each team with a look at the AFC West.

Chiefs pick up Palko

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 4:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs further bolstered their quarterback stable on Wednesday, signing free-agent Tyler Palko.

Chiefs cut WR Darling, RB Savage

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that they have released WR Devard Darling and RB Dantrell Savage.

Haley: Weis will run 'our' playbook

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis is coming to Kansas City, but he won't be bringing his playbook with him.

Pioli: Coaching chemistry critical to Chiefs' success

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Before the Chiefs embark on free agency or the draft process in 2010, they are already well ahead of where they were a year ago in the mind of general manager Scott Pioli.

Chiefs hire new strength coach and director of football administration

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Thursday that they have hired Mike Clark as their strength and conditioning coach and Trip MacCracken as the team's director of football administration.

Chiefs release Goff, re-sign Gutierrez, Smith

Posted Feb. 24, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has released veteran OG Mike Goff. The Chiefs also re-signed QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Kolby Smith.

Chiefs finalize coaching staff with three hires

Posted Feb. 01, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Monday that they have finalized their coaching staff for the 2010 season, hiring Bernie Parmalee, Emmitt Thomas and Otis Smith.

Chiefs further shake up coaching staff

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have officially let go of defensive coordinator Clancy Pendergast and also announced other changes to their coaching staff late Thursday.

Age aside, Chiefs may push to keep WR Chambers

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
While it was thought a couple of months back that there wasn't much chance the Chiefs would retain 31-year-old WR Chris Chambers in 2010, the stretch run of the '09 season might have changed their mind.

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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