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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 DB Washington arrested on multiple charges

Posted July 21, 2012 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chiefs DB Donald Washington was arrested Thursday and charged with DUI, unlawful possession of cannabis, speeding and driving with a suspended license.

Chargers add former Chiefs RB Battle

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
The Chargers continue to add veteran free agents, signing RB Jackie Battle on Friday.

AFC West training-camp reports

Posted July 19, 2012 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Broncos, Chiefs, Raiders and Chargers in training camp.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Mike Smith sees lots of Falcons in Chiefs

Posted July 12, 2012 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Falcons head coach Mike Smith sees a lot of similarities between his team and the Chiefs, their Week One opponent in Kansas City.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Dawson to get Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award

Posted June 28, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Hall of Famer Len Dawson will be honored in Canton as this year's recipient of the Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award.

Healthy Siler adds needed depth to Chiefs' LB corps

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
The Chiefs’ LB corps got a boost in minicamp when LB Brandon Siler, who missed all of 2011, participated in his first practice.

Exonerated LB Banks getting tryout with Chiefs

Posted June 12, 2012 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
LB Brian Banks is getting a tryout with the Chiefs before joining the Seahawks for their upcoming minicamp.

Managing expectations for Broncos this season

Posted June 11, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Broncos and Peyton Manning have quite a few obstacles to overcome this season. PFW's Eric Edholm takes a closer look.

Reports: Chiefs sign QB Tanney

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
The Chiefs have signed undrafted free-agent QB Alex Tanney, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday. 

Routt settling into life in Kansas City

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
CB Stanford Routt is settling in nicely with the Chiefs after spending his first seven years in the league with the Raiders.

Titans QB battle to rage well into summer

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Titans' coaching staff will let Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker battle for the starting QB job for most of the summer, according to our NFL Whispers.

Chiefs add veteran S Elam

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 12:02 p.m. ET
The Chiefs signed former Cowboys S Abram Elam on Monday, the team announced.

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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