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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 OLB Hali suspended for Week One

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 11:26 a.m. ET
The NFL suspended Chiefs OLB Tamba Hali for the first game of the regular season without pay for violating the league’s policy on substance abuse.

Chiefs S Lewis to miss time with shoulder injury

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 7:55 p.m. ET
Starting S Kendrick Lewis is out with a right shoulder injury he sustained early in the Chiefs' preseason loss to the Rams on Saturday night.

Chiefs' Bowe signs franchise tender, reports

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced Friday that WR Dwayne Bowe has signed his franchise free-agent tender and has reported to camp.

Chiefs OT Willis retires

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 12:28 p.m. ET
The Chiefs have announced that OT Ray Willis has decided to retire from the NFL.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Chiefs' offense shows versatility, imagination in opener

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Brian Daboll's Chiefs offense showed balance, control, precision, power and finesse in two fine scoring drives with the first-team unit vs. Arizona.

Crennel says no knowledge of Bowe sighting

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 6:59 p.m. ET
Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel says he has no knowledge of holdout WR Dwayne Bowe being spotted in Kansas City.

Chiefs, Cardinals take to field for joint practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
The Chiefs and Cardinals split a pair of practice fields Tuesday, placing nearly 200 players out there at one time.

Chiefs sign OT Willis

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The Chiefs announced on Tuesday that they have signed free-agent OT Ray Willis and waived FB Taylor Gentry.

Forecasting the 2012 playoff qualifiers

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush likes the Chiefs and RB Jamaal Charles to return to the postseason tournament in 2012.

Chiefs add LB Jones

Posted July 30, 2012 @ 10:29 a.m. ET
The Chiefs signed LB Edgar Jones and placed S Kyle McCarthy on injured reserve, the team announced Monday.

Chiefs celebrate health, even with Bowe out

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 2:51 p.m. ET
Injured Chiefs S Eric Berry, QB Matt Cassel, RB Jamaal Charles, TE Tony Moeaki and FS Kendrick Lewis all began camp with a healthy stamp of approval.

Chiefs ink first-round NT Poe

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed No. 11 overall pick NT Dontari Poe, the team announced Thursday.

Chiefs sign OT Ugoh

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed free-agent OL Tony Ugoh, the team announced Thursday.

Ex-player Walker sues NFL over concussions

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Derrick Walker has sued the NFL in federal court, accusing it of not warning him about the risk of football-related concussions.

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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