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The Indianapolis Colts next free agent target is receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.
Indy, which has already signed eight players from other teams, has invited Heyward-Bey for a two-day visit that was supposed to begin Monday. The information was first posted on the team's website.
Oakland took Heyward-Bey with the seventh overall pick in the draft in 2009 but never lived up to the hype. In four seasons, he has 140 career receptions for 2,071 yards and 11 touchdown catches.
He was released by the Raiders earlier this month.
The Colts see Heyward-Bey as a possible replacement for Donnie Avery, who was Indy's second-leading receiver last season. He signed with Kansas City in free agency.
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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay hinted several times last week that his team had interest in a big name wide receiver. Rumors floated that it might be Victor Cruz, but Irsay shot that down.
CBS Sports is reporting that former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is in town meeting with the Colts for two days starting today.
Could a deal possibly get done? Heyward...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that free agent WR Darrius Heyward-Bey will visit the Colts.
Schefter adds that the visit could take place as early as Monday.
Owner Jim Irsay tweeted that they were close to reaching an agreement with a receiver, so there’s a chance Heyward-Bey was the player he was referring to.
Since being release by Oakland, there’s been almost no reported...
Adam Schefter of ESPN is reporting that the Indianapolis Colts plan to bring in former Oakland Raiders receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey in for a visit, possibily today.
Owner Jim Iray has been dropping hints on Twitter about a big signing, but we're pretty sure DHB doesn't qualify for all the hoopla.
Bey was Al Davis' prized 2009 pick, 7th overall, who was supposed...
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...
Crazy Colts Fan - Jim Irsay's Big Free Agent Wide Reeiver is Darius Heyward-Bey
About a week ago Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay told the Twitter universe in a rather creative way that the Colts were looking to make a big splash in the free agency market by signing a big name wide receiver.
Well, his tweets made it sound as if he had someone in mind, but...
It was reported earlier today that Carson Palmer isn’t willing to restructure his contract to help the Oakland Raiders.
If the Raiders decide to keep Palmer, he’ll account for over $15 million against the cap in 2013. If he ends up getting released he’ll account for just over $9 million, but the Raiders will save $6 million per Steve Corkran of the Contra Costa Times.
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, the Oakland Raiders are interested in free agent cornerback Mike Jenkins.
The Oakland Raiders have interest in Mike Jenkins but nothing is finalized.
— Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) March 23, 2013
The Raiders had one of the worst secondaries in the NFL last season and could use a solid corner like Jenkins.
The good news for the...
With quarterback Carson Palmer “highly unlikely” to accept a
pay cut from the Oakland Raiders – according to Adam Schefter of ESPN – it looks
more likely that the team will elect to part ways with the veteran. If that
happens, the Arizona Cardinals could be one of the teams to express interest in
Palmer, according to Pro Football Talk.
Interesting: now "highly unlikely...
Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic expects to see the Cardinals show interest in QB Carson Palmer if the Raiders decide to part ways with him in the next few weeks.
Somers adds that the Cardinals don’t appear to be targeting a quarterback in the first-round, but could look to add someone later in the draft.
“I think all speculators look at need and not the draft board,” said...