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Darrius Heyward-Bey

Darrius Heyward-Bey - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 216 lbs.
Birthday 02/26/1987
Birthplace Silver Spring, MD
College Maryland
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 7th pick by Raiders

Colts still waiting for 2010 first-rounder Hughes to contribute

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
On top of the disappointment of getting blown out by the Texans in Week One, Colts 2010 first-round DE Jerry Hughes was a healthy scratch from the contest.

Browns-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Colts game.

Browns-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Browns-Colts game.

Gut check time for Colts' defense

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
The Colts' Week One struggles offensively without Peyton Manning were predictable. But what is the excuse for the poor defensive showing?

What to do with the Colts' skill-position players?

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar says that WR Reggie Wayne appears to be the Colts' best bet from a fantasy perspective but not to give up hope on the others.

Shorts and Shells: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:43 a.m. ET
We look at Cam Newton's impressive debut, a controversial call from the Packers-Saints opener, some disappointing front-runners and plenty more.

Texans roll past Manning-less Colts

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The Colts looked lost without Peyton Manning and the Texans took advantage, with Jacoby Jones returning a punt 79 yards for a touchdown in a 34-7 rout Sunday.

Better blocking, establishing run critical for Colts under Collins

Posted Sept. 09, 2011 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
With Colts QB Peyton Manning sidelined indefinitely, his replacement, veteran Kerry Collins, must get better protection and greater contributions from the running game.

Manning undergoes surgery; timetable to return unknown

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Colts announced that Peyton Manning underwent surgery Thursday morning, the third neck surgery he has had in the past 19 months.

Irsay: Manning out 'for awhile'

Posted Sept. 08, 2011 @ 9:41 a.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay said that Manning did not have another procedure last Sunday, but will be out "for awhile."

Manning ruled out for Week One

Posted Sept. 07, 2011 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Colts vice chairman Bill Polian said on ESPN Radio Wednesday that Peyton Manning has been ruled out for the team's season opener on Sunday against the Texans.

The First Fifteen: Early Week One primer

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
In the inaugural edition of "The First Fifteen," we look at the 15 most compelling story lines as we enter Week One.

Colts delay Tressel hiring until Game Seven

Posted Sept. 06, 2011 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
Seeking to defuse a potential controversy over their hiring of Jim Tressel, the Colts said Monday that his role as a game-day consultant wouldn't begin until the seventh game.

Del Pilar's Digest: Fantasyland injuries

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar brings you up to date on key injuries, including Peyton Manning's, and how they affect the fantasy prospects of those injured and their skill-position teammates.

Manning 'doubtful' for opener, won't practice

Posted Sept. 05, 2011 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
The Colts have decided to hold out QB Peyton Manning out of practice, leaving him "doubtful" to play in the team's season opener vs. Houston.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 01, 2013
The Colts have agreed to terms with Heyward-Bey.||||||| In 2012, Heyward-Bey started 14 games and had 41 receptions for 606 yards and a career-high five touchdowns. Heyward-Bey has 140 receptions for 2,071 yards and 11 touchdowns since being selected by Oakland with the seventh overall pick in the 2009 draft. Over the past four seasons, he led the Raiders in receptions and yards receiving, while finishing second in touchdowns behind Denarius Moore (12).
Posted March 25, 2013
The Indianapolis Colts next free agent target is 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.
Posted March 12, 2013
The Oakland Raiders have cut ties with two former first-round picks by releasing Heyward-Bey and defensive back Michael Huff. The moves to get rid of Heyward-Bey and Huff leave just three of Oakland's former first-round picks on the roster with linebacker Rolando McClain also expected to be released this offseason.||||||| While Heyward-Bey has been mostly a disappointment in his career, the move to get rid of Huff comes as some surprise since he was the team's most consistent defensive back last season playing both cornerback and safety.
Posted Sept. 29, 2012
Heyward-Bey rushed once for 20 yards in Sunday's 23-20 loss to Atlanta.||||||| Heyward-Bey was knocked unconscious on Sept. 23 by a helmet-to-helmet hit in the end zone from Pittsburgh safety Ryan Mundy. Heyward-Bey appeared to be knocked out by the hit and then crashed to the turf headfirst and his neck twisted awkwardly. He was taken to the hospital for a concussion and sprained neck.
Posted Sept. 28, 2012
Heyward-Bey still has no recollection of the devastating hit by Pittsburgh safety Ryan Mundy last week that left him with a concussion and neck strain.||||||| Speaking to reporters for the first time since being carted off the field and hospitalized overnight following the play, Heyward-Bey said he's seen television replays of the hit but otherwise has no memory of it. Heyward-Bey attended practice Friday as an observer but is doubtful to play in Sunday's game against AFC West rival Denver.

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