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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

Chiefs' O-line could look much different in 2010

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
After a season in which it allowed 45 sacks and opened up few holes in the running game, it's possible that the Chiefs' offensive line could look a lot different in 2010.

Pendergast takes fall for Chiefs' rough season

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 12:59 p.m. ET
Somebody had to take the fall for the Chiefs' woeful defense in 2009, and in the end, it wound up being coordinator Clancy Pendergast. From what we hear, Pendergast's departure was expected for some time now, as he was ...

Report: Chiefs hire Crennel as defensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 13, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have hired former Browns head coach Romeo Crennel as their defensive coordinator, according to NFL.com.

Report: Crennel joining Chiefs' staff

Posted Jan. 11, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
Former Browns head coach Romeo Crennel is expected to join the Chiefs' coaching staff, according to The Bergen Record.

Weis right fit for Chiefs' system, situation

Posted Jan. 08, 2010 @ 8:49 a.m. ET
Before the 2009 season even started, Chiefs head coach Todd Haley dismissed offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, choosing to instead call plays himself. But after just one season, Haley realized that wearing both hats was too much to take on so ...

Chiefs hire Weis as O-coordinator, won't extend two assistants

Posted Jan. 06, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Charlie Weis has agreed to become the Chiefs' offensive coordinator. Meanwhile, the team confirmed that the contracts of DL coach Tim Krumrie and assistant OL coach Joe D'Alessandris would not be renewed.

Heavy workload catching up to Chiefs RB Charles

Posted Jan. 01, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
RB Jamaal Charles has been a tremendous spark for the Chiefs, rushing for 100 yards in each of his last three games and practically carrying the offense during the second half of the season. But for the 5-11, 199-pound back ...

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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