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Can Darrius Heyward-Bey replace Martavis Bryant for the first month in Pittsburgh?

Considering that emerging second-year receiver Martavis Bryant tore it up with 138 yards in about one half of football during Pittsburgh’s fourth preseason game, it’s safe to say the high-powered Steelers will feel Bryant’s loss when the 23-year-old is forced to sit out the first four games of the regular season due to suspension. Sure, the Steelers have reigning receiving...
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Bryant suspension thrusts Darrius Heyward-Bey into 'big role' on offense

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey would get "an opportunity to do a lot" in the absence of Martavis Bryant, who will begin a four -game suspension when the regular season starts. Heyward-Bey was the No. 7 overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft and only has one year of 700-plus receiving yards in seven NFL seasons. Despite his low production...
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Steelers' Roethlisberger expects Heyward-Bey to fill Martavis Bryant's shoes

Steelers receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey only had three receptions as a reserve last season, but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger believes he can step up with Martavis Bryant suspended for the first four games of the season.Roethlisberger, fully aware that Bryant was facing a suspension, put in extra time to build his chemistry with Heyward-Bey, a former first-round pick in Oakland who...
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Heyward-Bey Likely To Be Steelers No. 3 Wide Receiver During Bryant’s Suspension

With it now looking like Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant will miss the first four games of the 2015 season due to him violating the league’s substance-abuse policy, the team will likely need veteran wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to step in and take over the third-receiver role in the... The post Heyward-Bey Likely To Be Steelers No. 3 Wide Receiver During...
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Steelers 2015 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Make The Final 53?

With training camp now less than two weeks away from beginning, we have started running our annual polls asking you to vote on whether or not certain Pittsburgh Steelers players who are perceived as being on the bubble will ultimately make the final 53 man roster out of training camp. We’ve already had you vote […] Steelers 2015 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will WR Darrius...
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July 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Why Darrius Heyward-Bey should be nervous

Darrius Heyward-Bey was a new addition to the Pittsburgh Steelers this offseason and even though the wide receiver isn’t a long-time Steeler, he’s still a veteran of the game. There’s been a lot of talk about the new additions to every NFL team since the draft, but as the saying goes some teams will being going “out with the old and in with the new.” Some veteran’s job...
June 09, 2014  |  1 Comment

Heyward-Bey buys stadium lights for high school

Darrius Heyward-Bey’s journey to the NFL began at McDonogh, a private high school in Owings Mills, Md., that’s long played its football games sans stadium lights. Until now. According to the school’s website, Heyward-Bey recently purchased lights for John McDonogh Stadium, fulfilling a promise he made to Athletic Director Mickey Deegan in 2005, his senior year at the school...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

New Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Did Indeed Sign A One-Year Qualifying Contract

The NFLPA has now updated their figures and as expected, the contract signed this week by new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was a one-year qualifying deal. Heyward-Bey is scheduled to earn a base salary of $730,000 in 2014 and also received a $65,000 signing bonus. His reduced cap charge in 2014 will be […] New Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Did Indeed...
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April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Might Have To Show He’s Special In Order To Make 53 Man Roster

Should new Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey ultimately wind up making the final 53 man roster out of training camp, there's a strong possibility that he'll have to contribute on special teams. While playing on special teams is pretty much something that's new to him, Heyward-Bey showed late last season that he might be […] Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Might...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers sign former No. 7 overall pick to a 1 year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed former Colts and Raiders WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract. #Steelers announce they’ve signed WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year deal — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 2, 2014 Heyward-Bey is a former No. 7 overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft but has so far failed to live up to those lofty expectations. In four seasons with Oakland...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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