Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 11/5/14
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Does free-agent receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey leave Indianapolis Tuesday with or without signing a contract? That's the key question for the Detroit Lions, who reportedly would be the next team to get a visit from the seventh pick overall in the 2009 NFL Draft. The Lions are in search of a receiver to replace Titus Young, released last month following a series of discipline issues. Two other receivers, Nate Burleson (broken leg) and Ryan Broyles (knee surgery), are coming off season-ending injuries. Heyward-Bey's speed and deep-threat ability could be a nice complement on the opposite side of the field from Calvin Johnson. The knock against Heyward-Bey, who was released by Oakland earlier this month, is that he's a poor route runner who didn't live up to expectations. Those expectations, however, might have been a little unrealistic considering it was a reach by Al Davis, the Raiders' late owner, to take Heyward-Bey much earlier than projections. Heyward Bey's best season came...
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