Steelers vs Texans First Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations from the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night. Rookie Martavis Bryant got his first snap of his career on the second play of the game. The Steelers took off Markus Wheaton and Lance Moore to play him and Darrius Heyward-Bey. The […] Steelers vs Texans First Half Notes And Observations is a...
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Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Justin Brown

There are many reports suggesting that despite the fact that he’s logged 265 snaps in six games, Justin Brown will be the odd man out amongst the receivers for the Pittsburgh Steelers when rookie Martavis Bryant, presumably, gets his first helmet. This is as opposed to Darrius Heyward-Bey, he of 24 snaps and one reception […] Steelers vs Browns II Film Review: Justin Brown is...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Five draft picks that are haunting the Raiders

The Raiders just fired the head coach Dennis Allen after another predictable but incredibly disappointing 0-4 start. Like the Jaguars, the Raiders just can’t seem to shake this consistent rut they are in of year to year ineptitude. Since they lost the Super Bowl to Tampa Bay in 2002, the Raiders have not had a single winning season or playoff berth. And based on the way this season...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Ravens Film Review: Darrius Heyward-Bey Blocking

The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t use Darrius Heyward-Bey often in last week’s games, though he did manage to log 16 snaps between the two. He played nine snaps on Thursday night against the Baltimore Ravens, the majority of which came toward the end of the first quarter and into the second quarter of the game. Of […] Steelers vs Ravens Film Review: Darrius Heyward-Bey Blocking...
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September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Final Wide Receiver Spot will be Decided Tonight

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play their fourth, and final, pre-season game tonight against the Carolina Panthers. At this point the starters are set, and likely won’t see much playing time tonight, but there are still plenty of players who have one last chance to show the team that they are worthy of a roster spot.   One position to watch in tonight’s game is the wide receiver...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

12 Steelers Players To Watch Closely In The Preseason Finale

The Pittsburgh Steelers will close out their 2014 preseason schedule Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field and below are several players worth keeping a close eye on in this game. Darrius Heyward-Bey – After the praise that Heyward-Bey received from head coach Mike Tomlin during his Tuesday press conference, I expect that […] 12 Steelers Players To Watch...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tomlin Likes Special Teams Willingness Of Heyward-Bey Heading Into Preseason Finale

Thursday night’s preseason finale against the Carolina Panthers is a very important game for veteran wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey as the former first-round draft pick has made a late charge for a roster spot. During his Tuesday press conference, head coach Mike Tomlin was asked to talk about Heyward-Bey’s recent push. “He’s done some really […] Tomlin Likes Special...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Too Little Too Late for Darrius Heyward-Bey to Make the Pittsburgh Steelers Final Roster?

Former Maryland wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (DHB) is one of those guys that came out of college with a lot of promise, but going in to his sixth season it has yet to manifest in to production on the field. When he was with the Raiders you could blame the coaching staff and the lack of a quarterback, but in Indianapolis last season he still didn't amount to much.Getting...
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August 22, 2014  |  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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July 31, 2014  |  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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July 31, 2014  |  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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July 25, 2014  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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