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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

AFC South daydreaming

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Here are some potential compelling AFC South story lines that are in jeopardy because of the NFL lockout.

Angerer preparing to play wherever Colts need him

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
After starting the final 10 games of the season en route to earning PFW/PFWA All-Rookie honors, Colts LB Pat Angerer is preparing this offseason to make even bigger contributions to the team in 2011.

Colts address top need with OT Castonzo

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
After neglecting the position in the first round for the past 13 years, Colts football czar Bill Polian upgraded the OLT position by selecting Boston College's Anthony Castonzo.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Colts eyeing QB; Gabbert worthy of top-five pick?

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
PFW draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki answers questions from readers about whether the Colts should be interested in a quarterback and why Blaine Gabbert is warranting top-five interest.

Teams should mimic Wolf's QB ways

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Ron Wolf drafted seven quarterbacks from 1992 to 2000 in his time as Packers general manager. He turned some of them into draft picks in future trades. Current teams should take note.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 22

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 22nd pick in the NFL draft, including QB Brady Quinn, who was selected by the Browns in 2007.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Colts in good shape at cornerback

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
While the Colts likely will look to strengthen the safety position, we hear the club is in very good shape at cornerback, with the return of Kevin Thomas a big factor in Indy's optimism.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Colts must do more to help Manning

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
As Peyton Manning enters the final stage of his career, it has never been more important to alter the approach of stockpiling talent around him.

Colts not displeased with play of DTs

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
While the Colts could upgrade the DT position via the draft, they are not displeased with the production from the position last season.

Colts' Freeney says he'd join union lawsuit

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Colts DE Dwight Freeney said he would join a players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL owners in the case of a lockout.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Re-signing Bullitt, improving depth at safety key for Colts

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Re-signing S Melvin Bullitt, in addition to bolstering the depth at safety is critical for the Colts following the release of former NFL Defensive MVP Bob Sanders.

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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