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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

Injuries force Colts to mix and match offensive linemen

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
The way it stands now, the Colts might be forced to rely on the two healthiest players available at the guard spots Week One at Houston.

Colts sign DB Skinner, waive two injured players

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Colts signed free-agent DB Terrell Skinner and released DBs Jamie Silva and Donye' McCleskey.

Colts lose DB Silva for season

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Monday that DB Jamie Silva suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in Sunday's preseason game against the 49ers. Silva will miss the entire 2010 season.

Colts' Saturday has knee scoped

Posted Aug. 10, 2010 @ 10:11 p.m. ET
Colts C Jeff Saturday has undergone arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees to remove a "loose body," the team announced Tuesday. No timetable was given for his return.

Head or heart: the Colts quandary

Posted Aug. 09, 2010 @ 8:37 a.m. ET
The defending AFC champion Colts are the Super Bowl favorites at two Nevada casino chains but are no longer favored at another, and oddsmakers say the betting public is more excited about a couple of other contenders, including the rival ...

No timetable on Manning deal

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Colts owner Jim Irsay reiterates that Peyton Manning will be the highest-paid player in the NFL next season, but there's no telling when a new contract might get signed — or whether the team might have to use the franchise ...

Townsend, healthy Sanders upgrade Colts' DBs

Posted Aug. 04, 2010 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
If the Colts' secondary, especially Bob Sanders, can avoid the injury jinx this season, it could boast one of the better playmaking units in the league.

Wayne, Mathis take high road

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
It appeared that Reggie Wayne and Robert Mathis might opt to hold out from training camp, both seeking new contracts, but each felt they owed it to their teammates to show up on time.

Report: Colts, first-rounder Hughes agree to terms

Posted Aug. 02, 2010 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Colts and first-round DE Jerry Hughes have agreed on a five-year deal, according to ESPN.com.

Addai, Brown key to more balanced offense

Posted July 31, 2010 @ 8:46 a.m. ET
The Colts want a more balanced offense this season, and they're counting on RBs Donald Brown and Joseph Addai to help accomplish this objective.

Report: Colts sign second-rounder Angerer

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Colts agreed to terms Friday with 2010 second-round draft pick LB Pat Angerer, according to The Indianapolis Star. The four-year deal is worth $3.14 million, including $1.35 million guaranteed. Angerer became the sixth of eight Colts' drafted ...

Colts agree to terms with seventh-rounder Mathews

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Colts announced today that they have agreed on a contract with rookie DL Ricardo Mathews. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Mathews is the fifth of eight Colts 2010 draft picks to sign.

Colts' Manning remains potent fantasy weapon

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 12:24 p.m. ET
Entering his 13th NFL campaign, there’s strong reason to believe Peyton Manning could be on the cusp of arguably his best fantasy campaign ever.

Colts sign fourth-round pick McClendon

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Wednesday that they have signed rookie OG Jacques McClendon, a fourth-round pick out of the University of Tennessee. He is the fourth of eight 2010 draft picks to sign with the Colts.

Report: Colts, fifth-round TE Eldridge agree

Posted July 27, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
The Colts and fifth-round TE Brody Eldridge have agreed to terms on a four-year deal, The Indianapolis Star reported Monday. Eldridge is the third of eight 2010 draft picks to sign for the Colts.

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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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