DARRIUS HEYWARD-BEY NEWS

I hate the Pittsburgh Steelers WR situation

The Pittsburgh Steelers find themselves in a situation most coaches and general managers dream of: too much depth—at least at the wide receiver position. And I hate it. The Steelers are sure of just one spot on the depth chart and that’s all the way at No. 1 with Antonio Brown. After A. Brown, it’s all a mess. Check out the players currently on the depth chart at WR: Unfortunately...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Young D-Linemen Seizing Opportunity Provided By McLendon’s Misfortune

It’s taken several days to learn, but we now finally know that Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Steve McLendon has been out of the last four practice sessions while dealing with a concussion. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writer Mark Kaboly first got the story out of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, who is also making his way back from […] Young D-Linemen Seizing Opportunity...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Tomlin: ‘A couple guys went down in practice’

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said Thursday that wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey and tight end Eric Waters went down in practice at Saint Vincent College. “A couple guys went down in practice (and) are being evaluated,” said Tomlin. “Heyward-Bey went down in a drill against the defensive backs. I didn’t see it. I don’t know what the nature of his deal is....
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Day 5 Injury Round-Up

Today marked day five of the Pittsburgh Steelers 2014 training camp and so far they have avoided any big injuries, but they do have some players nursing minor injuries. That list included three tight ends to start the day and a fourth, who went down during drills today.   Tight ends Matt Spaeth, Michael Palmer and Rob Branchflower all sat out of practice today. Branchflower has...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Steelers Training Camp Battles On Offense To Watch

The Pittsburgh Steelers report to Latrobe for training camp on Friday and the team will take the field on Saturday. Here is a look at four key training camp battles that will take place over the coming weeks on the offensive side of the football. Justin Brown versus Darrius Heyward-Bey versus Derek Moye The Steelers […] Four Steelers Training Camp Battles On Offense To Watch is...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Make The Final 53?

The Pittsburgh Steelers won’t begin training camp for two more weeks, so I thought we would spend this week talking about a few players that many believe will have a decent shot at making the final 53 man roster. Basically, these are players that we can’t quite consider locks, but do consider as being on […] Steelers 2014 Pre Training Camp Roster Polls: Will WR Darrius Heyward...
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July 12, 2014  |  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...
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June 09, 2014  |  1 Comment

Kaboly: Heyward-Bey Brings A Nice Mix To The Team

It was understandable that there was less than a celebration upon the signing of wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey by the Pittsburgh Steelers earlier this offseason, a sixth-year veteran now with his third team after being selected in the first round by the Oakland Raiders in 2009. The Raiders released the disappointing receiver last season, and […] Kaboly: Heyward-Bey Brings...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Mitchell Is ‘Totally Confident’ That Darrius Heyward-Bey Will Make The Team

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed free agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey during the offseason and while a spot on the 53 man roster is probably far from guaranteed for him right now as far as the coaches are concerned, safety Mike Mitchell, a fellow teammate of his that also played with him in Oakland, really likes […] Mike Mitchell Is ‘Totally Confident’ That Darrius Heyward...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison, Santonio Holmes want to play for the Steelers again

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor told TribLive Radio on Tuesday that both linebacker James Harrison and wide receiver Santonio Holmes would love to play for the Steelers again. “Both of them want to come back to the Steelers,” veteran cornerback Ike Taylor said Tuesday on TribLive Radio. According to Scott Brown of ESPN.com,  the Steelers haven’t shown any interesting bringing...
Via Pro Football Zone
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger building a rapport with new WRs

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is trying to build a rapport with his new receivers. The Steelers signed free-agent receivers Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey in the offseason. “As often as I can I am here throwing and they are here every day catching and just trying to learn,” Roethlisberger told the team’s website. “It’s not a fast process. We have...
Via Sports-Glory
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrius Heyward-Bey Looking To Help Young Receivers

We have already spent a fair portion of this offseason dissecting the struggles that have plagued wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey throughout most of his career, which can be primarily traced back to his tendency to drop footballs. It helped get him benched by the end of last season during his one year with the Indianapolis […] Darrius Heyward-Bey Looking To Help Young Receivers...
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May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Contributes To His HS Football Stadium

  I appreciate an athlete who gives back and this time its Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey who stepped up to the plate. From Yahoo! Heyward-Bey has paid for his HS, McDonogh School in Maryland, to install stadium lights for its football field. “I had the opportunity when I was 14 to go to school there, and it was the best thing to ever happen to me,” Heyward-Bey tells the Good...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Pittsburgh Steelers: Darrius Heyward-Bey is low risk, high reward

The second coming of Limas Sweed? Some yinzers think the Pittsburgh Steelers’ recently signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey might be just that. That’s far from true though. Heyward-Bey was drafted by the Oakland Raiders in back in 2009 and although he never broke out in jaw-dropping fashion he still maintain solid numbers throughout his career. His biggest season came in...
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April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Darrius Heyward-Bey is quite the bargain for the Steelers

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to ProFootballTalk.com,  the Steelers got quite a deal for wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey who at one time was the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft. Per a league source, Heyward-Bey signed a one-year deal under the minimum-salary benefit.  He’ll make a base salary of...
Via Pro Football Zone
April 05, 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 News: Pittsburgh signs veteran WR Heyward-Bey

Veteran wide receiver, Darrius Heyward-Bey has joined the Steelers' corps of wide receivers. Pittsburgh announced Wednesday they had signed the speedy fifth-year wide receiver to a one-year contract. He becomes the second once-high-profile wide receiver to join them as a free agent over the past few weeks. They previously signed Lance Moore, formerly with the New Orleans Saints...
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April 03, 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...
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April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

A QB-Neutral Look At Darrius Heyward-Bey’s History Of Drops

The Pittsburgh Steelers made it official yesterday by signing former Oakland Raiders and Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey in a move surely aimed toward replenishing the depth and patching holes caused by free agency departures ahead of the draft in May. The contract was a one-year deal, most certainly for the veteran-minimum value for […] A QB-Neutral Look...
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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

Steelers sign Darrius Heyward-Bey

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Pittsburgh Steelers have announced that they’ve signed former Raiders and Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey. We have signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract. — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) April 2, 2014 Pittsburgh desperately need help at the receiver...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign WR Darrius Heyward-Bey

The Pittsburgh Steelers visit Wednesday with Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey must have went well as it is now being reported that he's signed a one-year contract with the team. While details of the contract are unknown at this time, one would think that the former first-round draft pick of the Oakland Raiders signed […] Steelers Sign WR Darrius Heyward...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign WR Darrius Heyward-Bey

  Burt Lauten announced via his Twitter account that the Steelers have signed veteran WR Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract. Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday that Heyward-Bey was visiting with the Steelers on Wednesday. Pittsburgh could use some help at receiver now that they have lost Emmanuel Sanders to the Broncos, but it’s hard to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Draft Strategy Should Not Change Even if Heyward-Bey Signs

The Steelers will entertain former Raiders’ and Colts’ wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey today on the South Side. While there is no discussion yet as to whether the Steelers and Heyward-Bey will come to terms on a deal, I do not believe this should change the Steelers’ thinking come draft time. Heyward-Bey was a first-round draft pick of the Oakland Raiders in 2009 going number...
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April 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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