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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

Vikings will explore free-agent WR possibilities

Posted Jan. 25, 2013 @ 9:54 p.m. ET
The Vikings will seek WR help through the draft, but don't rule out free agency as an option for fixing things, too.

Week 10 fantasy tips: WRs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The PFW staff's late-week fantasy WR tips suggest you pay close attention to Hakeem Nicks' health status this week.

Colts sign WR Avery

Posted March 23, 2012 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Colts have signed ex-Titans free-agent WR Donnie Avery to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not announced.

Titans will have to keep tabs on WR Britt during his rehab

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The way we hear it, there is concern within the Titans' organization about WR Kenny Britt staying focused during his recovery from major knee surgery.

Three wide receivers included in Rams' cuts

Posted Sept. 03, 2011 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
Wide receiver was considered a position of weakness for the Rams entering the offseason, and the position will have a revamped group when the regular season begins.

Report: Rams still interested in WR Jackson

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
The Rams reportedly are still interested in trading for disgruntled Chargers WR Vincent Jackson.

Rams WR Avery out for season

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
The Rams announced late Friday that WR Donnie Avery suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Rams’ 36-35 preseason victory over the Patriots Thursday night.

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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