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Taking a Look at the Cuts of Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins

On Tuesday the Kansas City Chiefs announced two roster moves regarding their disappointing receiver corps, releasing Donnie Avery and AJ Jenkins. Avery had been acquired via free agency in March of 2013, while AJ Jenkins had been acquired in a trade with the 49ers the same year. Avery hasn’t done much in his two years with the Chiefs, recording 55 receptions for 772 yards (14...
Via TopSportsReport
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing cap space, release WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and stalwart center Rodney Hudson are eligible for free agency, and the Chiefs would like to keep both of them. But with some massive holes elsewhere and little...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs begin clearing space by releasing WRs Avery, Jenkins

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chiefs released wide receivers Donnie Avery and A.J. Jenkins on Tuesday as they began to clear roster and salary cap space ahead of what could be a busy offseason. Kansas City is facing the loss of All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston and center Rodney Hudson in free agency. The Chiefs are expected to meet with Houston's representatives about a long-term deal...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Raiders should not sign WR Donnie Avery if the Chiefs cut him

Ian Rapoport just tweeted that the Chiefs may cut WR Donnie Avery according to a “source”. Avery is a 6 year veteran player who is already 30 years old. There is a group of people who are quick to expect the Raiders to kick the tires on almost every player cut by other teams. That is particularly true with positions of need for the Raiders like wide receiver. Source: #Chiefs...
Via cover32 - Raiders
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chiefs Cut WR Donnie Avery, Free Up $3.4M In Cap Space

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Kansas City Chiefs have released veteran WR Donnie Avery. Rapoport adds that the Chiefs plan to target the receiver position this week. Avery, 30, signed a three-year, $8.55 million contract with the Chiefs back in March of 2013. He wasa set to make a base salary of $2.7 million for the 2015 season. According to, releasing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs: Why Donnie Avery should be nervous

Coming into this season, the Kansas City Chiefs face a few big questions. Where are Justin Houston and Brandon Flowers? What is the plan with Alex Smith? Who will be the starting safety with Eric Berry? And the big one: who will be the go-to receivers? Can Avery shake the demons he faced in Indy? Donnie Avery is slotted in at the number two receiver as he was last year for the Chiefs...
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown of Wide Receivers AJ Jenkins, Junior Hemmingway, and Donnie Avery

All I’ve heard this off season was that the Chiefs needed a Receiver and the outcry when they didn’t take one in the Draft. So I went back, and including the playoffs, charted every passing play that Donnie Avery, Junior Hemingway, and AJ Jenkins were on last season. I included: Catches Drops Route Ran Defensive Coverage Play Result I chose not to include Dwayne Bowe because...
Via TopSportsReport
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Maurice Woodard runs 4.38 for Kansas City Chiefs at workout

Sammy Watkins. Mike Evans. Odel Beckum. Names in the upcoming NFL Draft that you are likely very acquainting to hearing about. Where do the Victor Cruz's of the NFL come from? Unfortunately, the common fan does not pay attention to small school players that aren't over publicised by the major networks and publications. Here is a one guy to take note of in Lincoln, receiv...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs Could Part Ways With WR Donnie Avery

Adam Teicher of was about potential release candidates for the Chiefs in his recent mailbag. According to Teicher, veteran WR Donnie Avery could be release candidate, depending on whether or not they add a receiver in either the draft or free agency. Teicher even mentions that if A.J. Jenkins is able to make some progress during the offseason, that could be enough for...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chiefs' Avery goes down in playoff game with concussion

The Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Indianapolis Colts yesterday in the first round of the playoffs 44-45, as fans of the league are well aware.  Along with the disappointing loss, the Chiefs had injury upon injury throughout the game, making head coach Andy Reid dig deep into his bench.  One casualty was wide receiver Donnie Avery, who suffered a concussion in the third quarter...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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