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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

Hughes provides depth outside for Colts' 'D'

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 12:15 a.m. ET
Colts' first-round draft pick Jerry Hughes should fill the bill nicely as an extra speedy pass rusher with a big-time burst off the edge.

Colts DT Foster accused of sexual assault

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
The Chicago Sun-Times is reporting that an Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis hotel worker has alleged in a lawsuit that Colts DT Eric Foster sexually assaulted her before the AFC championship game.

Colts sign RFA DT Johnson

Posted April 17, 2010 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
Following in the footsteps of fellow Colts starting DT Daniel Muir, restricted free agent Antonio Johnson has signed his one-year tender of $1.644 million.

Colts RFAs Bullitt, Muir sign contracts

Posted April 14, 2010 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The Indianapolis Star is reporting that key backup S Melvin Bullitt and starting DT Daniel Muir have signed one-year contracts with the Colts.

Colts could sorely miss versatile DL Brock

Posted April 08, 2010 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Don't be surprised if the Colts spend a relatively high pick in the upcoming draft on a potential replacement for versatile DL Raheem Brock, whose contract was quietly terminated early in the offseason.

Christensen takes charge of Colts' play-calling

Posted March 25, 2010 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced a substantial makeover of their coaching staff, but specifics on the input and authority of the coaches remain sketchy, with head coach Jim Caldwell yet to go into detail about the changes.

Colts officially announce coaching changes

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 8:04 p.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the hirings of two coaches on Friday — WR coach Ron Turner and assistant offensive-line coach Ron Prince — in addition to altering the titles of four others on the staff.

Colts officially announce Terry signing

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 10:35 a.m. ET
The Colts officially announced the signing Monday morning of free-agent OT Adam Terry. The 6-8, 335-pound Terry adds considerable beef to an offensive line that team president Bill Polian has vowed to make bigger and stronger this offseason.

Eagles bring back WR Baskett

Posted March 12, 2010 @ 1 p.m. ET
The Eagles have re-signed WR Hank Baskett, who last played with the team in training camp in 2009 before being let go as one of the final cuts.

Lilja release latest unexpected Colts maneuver

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
With insiders still scratching their heads over the hiring of former Bears offensive coordinator Ron Turner to a position on the Colts’ coaching staff that has yet to be specifically spelled out, the team continued to raise plenty of eyebrows ...

Eagles sign Marlin Jackson

Posted March 10, 2010 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Eagles have signed former Colts CB Marlin Jackson to a two-year deal to play free safety.

Giants sign Sorgi to back up Eli

Posted March 09, 2010 @ 3:21 p.m. ET
The Giants announced that QB Jim Sorgi, who has been Peyton Manning’s backup for the past six seasons, now will compete to be the No. 2 behind Eli Manning in New York.

Report: Colts release starting OLG Lilja

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
Fox Sports is reporting that the Colts have released OG Ryan Lilja, a sixth-year pro who started every game at left guard last season. 

Colts cut backup QB Sorgi

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
The Colts have released backup QB Jim Sorgi, according to the Indianapolis Star, who got the news from Sorgi’s agent, Matt Brei.

Brackett signing solidifies low-key Colts

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
The Colts took care of some significant business early Friday morning, agreeing to a new five-year deal with starting MLB and team leader Gary Brackett.

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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