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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

Haynesworth among Redskins inactives

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth has been declared inactive for Sunday night's game against the Colts.

Brown, Gonzalez don't travel with Colts

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
The Colts will be without RB Donald Brown (hamstring), WR Anthony Gonzalez (ankle) and DB Jacob Lacey (foot) for their Sunday-night game against the Redskins.

Second-year corner helping power Colts' secondary

Posted Oct. 15, 2010 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
The Colts' defense has been erratic thus far this season, but second-year CB Jerraud Powers continues to build off of his great rookie campaign.

Colts face RB questions

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Colts' top three running backs — Joseph Addai, Donald Brown and Mike Hart — all face injury questions heading into the Week Six matchup vs. the Redskins.

Kraft, Goodell optimistic about new CBA

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 8:52 p.m. ET
The NFL's owners met to discuss several pressing issues Tuesday, including retired players' benefits and the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which expires in March.

Colts rule out LB Conner, S Sanders; WR Gonzalez returns to practice

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
The Colts have ruled out LB Kavell Conner (foot) and S Bob Sanders (biceps tendon) for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Colts owner Irsay remains close-mouthed on potential Manning deal

Posted Oct. 12, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay would not get into details about a potential contract extension for QB Peyton Manning but did say that the two sides have had discussions on the matter.

With offense struggling, Colts' 'D' steps up

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
With Peyton Manning and the Colts' offense never finding its rhythm, they leaned on their defense and special teams to edge the previously unbeaten Chiefs 19-9 on Sunday.

No team 4-0 for first time since 1970

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 9:37 a.m. ET
The Colts 19-9 win over the Chiefs in Week Five marked the first time since 1970 that no team will start the season 4-0.

Hart, Colts knock Chiefs from unbeaten ranks

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
Mike Hart scored in relief of the injured Joseph Addai to give Indianapolis a 19-9 victory over previously unbeaten Kansas City.

Colts weighing options to replace Bullitt

Posted Oct. 08, 2010 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
SS Melvin Bullitt is one of the Colts' more valuable players because he has been so reliable filling in for oft-injured SS Bob Sanders the past few years. But after Bullitt suffered a season-ending shoulder injury in Week Four, someone ...

Colts sign RB James, cut LB Hagler

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
The Colts signed RB Javarris James on Thursday and released LB Tyjuan Hagler.

Colts make multiple transactions

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 7:22 p.m. ET
After placing SS Melvin Bullitt on injured reserve, the Colts added some depth to the secondary, signing DB Aaron Francisco, as well as WR Kenneth Moore.

Colts SS Bullitt out for year with broken shoulder

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
Already without star SS Bob Sanders, the Colts' secondary took another hit on Tuesday when it was announced that his replacement, Melvin Bullitt, will miss the rest of the year with a broken shoulder.

Colts' run defense continues to cost them

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:20 p.m. ET
The problem Sunday wasn't the Colts' defenders being in the wrong place at the wrong time; the problem was that the 'D' was being pushed all over the field by the Jaguars' bigger, more determined offensive line.

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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