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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

Report: Colts seventh-rounders Conner, Fisher agree to contracts

Posted July 22, 2010 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The Colts have agreed to terms on deals with rookie CB-RS Ray Fisher and rookie LB Kavell Conner, according to a report from The Indianapolis Star.

AFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 8:41 a.m. ET
In the third installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC South teams.

Colts' Session, Wheeler only going to get better

Posted July 15, 2010 @ 1:37 p.m. ET
SLB Philip Wheeler and WLB Clint Session made major strides in 2009 in their second and third seasons, respectively. With Session now locked in at his natural position and Wheeler beginning the season a starter, even bigger things are expected ...

Patriots restocked roster after Super Bowl wins

Posted July 10, 2010 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
We look at how defending Super Bowl champions drafted from 2000-09. Some teams — such as the 2005 Patriots, who drafted OG Logan Mankins — fared well, while others struggled.

Polian discusses approach to Manning negotiations

Posted July 05, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
Speaking over the weekend, Colts president Bill Polian offered some insight as to how he is handling the ongoing contract talks with QB Peyton Manning's agent, Tom Condon, a situation that also faces the Patriots and QB Tom Brady.

Ugoh, Pollak getting second chances with Colts

Posted July 02, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, both Tony Ugoh, a second-round pick in 2007, and Mike Pollak, a second-round pick in ’08, feel like they’ve been granted new leases on life in pursuit of possible starting OG berths this coming ...

Colts hoping for much more from DT Moala

Posted June 17, 2010 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
It appears everybody connected with the Colts is envisioning a much bigger contribution in 2010 from DT Fili Moala, who played very sparingly in his rookie season.

Colts sign FS Bethea to new contract

Posted June 11, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
The Colts have one fewer contract concern to worry about after announcing the signing of restricted free-agent FS Antoine Bethea to a new contract early Friday afternoon.

Focused Peyton will keep Colts atop division

Posted June 09, 2010 @ 10:13 a.m. ET
Despite some chinks in their state-of-the-art armor, the Colts figure to remain on an elite course as long as Peyton Manning continues giving his all. 

Contract issues cloud Colts' minicamp

Posted June 06, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m. ET
Sources on the scene at the Colts' mandatory minicamp said there was no denying the camp-long concern created by the absences of three Pro Bowlers — WR Reggie Wayne, DE Robert Mathis and FS Antonie Bethea.

Expectations doubled for Colts rookie Fisher

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 6:26 p.m. ET
No Colts rookie will be counted on more this coming season than seventh-rounder Ray Fisher, who the team hopes will pick up the slack in a shorthanded CB corps, in addition to returning kickoffs.

Colts rookie CB Thomas could miss season

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Friday that rookie CB Kevin Thomas, the team's third-round pick in last month's draft, suffered a knee injury in the team's rookie camp that could cause him to miss the 2010 season.

McClendon could crack Colts' starting O-line

Posted May 07, 2010 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
We hear the only Colts rookie with a real shot at becoming a starter right away is fourth-round draft pick Jacques McClendon, who is expected to get a shot at competing for one of the starting OG jobs.

2010 draft choices by team: Colts

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:28 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Indianapolis Colts in the 2010 NFL draft.

Colts excited about return of Sanders, Gonzalez

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
No matter how successful a draft the Colts have this year, they figure to benefit immensely from the return to action of Bob Sanders and Anthony Gonzalez, two key players who were out with injuries much of last season.

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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