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...
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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

Are the Chiefs set at wide receiver

One of the Kansas City Chiefs biggest weaknesses in the 2013 season was their lack of talent at the wide receiver position. Unfortunately, the team failed to address the position in the offseason after being stood up by free agent wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders. So where do the Chiefs stand at the receiver position? Andy Teicher of broke down how the Chiefs receivers rank...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Chiefs could use immediate benefit from a free agent wide receiver

With the rumors of Donnie Avery being cut and the uncertainty of the abilities of A.J. Jenkins, the Chiefs should look to add depth at the No. 2 wide receiver position during free agency. Many mock drafters and forums have the Chiefs taking a receiver in the 2014 NFL Draft, but it usually takes at least a year for college receivers to acclimate to the NFL. Finding a receiver in free...
Via cover32 - Chiefs
March 09, 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

Kansas City Chiefs lose a shootout at Arrowhead

Wide receiver Donnie Avery had a great game against the San Diego Chargers. ( The Kansas City Chiefs lost their first shootout of the season to the San Diego Chargers on the final drive 41-38. The Chiefs offense was resurrected by a passing attack initiated by quarterback Alex Smith and took advantage of San Diego’s poor pass coverage, but it was not enough to overcome...
November 24, 2013  |  1 Comment

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