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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

Donnie Avery ruled out against Chargers

Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Donnie Avery will not be returning to the field for Week 7’s contest against the San Diego Chargers. Avery was hit with a 4-6 week timetable when he underwent sports hernia surgery earlier this month. The 30-year-old is not quite ready to return to the field. Donnie Avery is out for Sunday. Chris Owens is day-to-day and will not practice today...
October 15, 2014  |  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

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

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

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...
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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

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

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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