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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

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Patriots TEs Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez vs. Colts safeties Aaron Francisco and Antoine Bethea

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 6:28 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 11 game between the Patriots and Colts: Colts' third-down offense vs. Patriots' third-down defense.

Opportunistic 'D' carries Colts past Bengals

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Indy's opportunistic "D" forced five turnovers Sunday, picking up the slack for Peyton Manning and a number of second-string players on the offensive side of the football en route to a 23-17 victory over the Bengals.

Brown blows chance to seize Colts’ RB job

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The opportunity was there for Donald Brown to become a fantasy force, but he let it slip through his fingers.

Colts' defense sends Bengals to 2-7

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
Kelvin Hayden returned an interception for a touchdown and Javarris James ran for his third TD in two weeks and the Indianapolis Colts held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23-17 on Sunday.

Colts claim RB Bell

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Colts claimed RB Joique Bell off waivers from the Eagles, the team announced Thursday.

AFC South midseason reports

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:15 a.m. ET
As the Texans' biggest surprise of 2010, RB Arian Foster has brought stability to a position that was a liability last season. Read our midseason reports on AFC South teams.

Poll: Peyton Manning is most valuable

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 12:04 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning is the NFL's most valuable player this season, according to the respondents to a just-concluded poll on ProFootballWeekly.com.

Help on the way for battered Colts

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, the Colts could get several key starters, including SS Bob Sanders and RB Joseph Addai, back by Week 12 or 13.

Colts rule Collie, Sanders out for Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:07 p.m. ET
The Colts released their Tuesday injury report, and S Bob Sanders (biceps) and WR Austin Collie (concussion) have been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Bengals.

Early signs positive on Collie's concussion

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 11:14 p.m. ET
Initial reports indicate that the concussion suffered by Colts WR Austin Collie on Sunday is not as serious as first feared. Doctors cleared Collie to travel home with his teammates following a 26-24 loss at Philadelphia. He was resting at ...

Too much Vick for shorthanded Colts

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The shorthanded Colts fought back from a 13-0 first-quarter deficit to the Eagles to take a 17-16 lead into the locker room at halftime, but it was too much Michael Vick in the second half, and the Colts eventually fell ...

Tamme the new ‘it’ man in Indy

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
No Dallas Clark, no problem. All the Colts need to do is plug somebody into the lineup and he'll produce. Right now, that guy is Jacob Tamme.

Vick leads Eagles to victory in return

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
Michael Vick threw for 218 yards and one touchdown, ran for 74 yards and a score, and the Eagles beat Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts 26-24 Sunday.

Colts WR Collie taken off on stretcher with head injury

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Colts WR Austin Collie was carted of the field in the Week Nine game vs. the Eagles with an apparent head injury.

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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