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Darrius Heyward-Bey

Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 210

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2009OAK11912413.78102199.50000
2010OAK152636614.081044812.00001
2011OAK156497515.2340000.00001
2012OAK154160614.78502168.00000
2013IND162930910.66113268.67000
Average:3447614202228000
Total:169238014121111098002

Steelers | Pitt's No. 2 WR job up for grabs

Tue, 22 Mar 2016 11:45:06 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers' No. 2 wide receiver job is up for grabs between WRs Markus Wheaton, Darrius Heyward-Bey and Sammie Coates this year, according to head coach Mike Tomlin. Wheaton seems like the favorite for the spot, but Tomlin also sees Coates as a potential breakout candidate in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: With Martavis Bryant suspended for the year, Wheaton's value surely rises in fantasy circles, and he could be a low-end WR2 commodity if he wins the job behind Antonio Brown. Coates is a deep threat who will have more value in standard-scoring formats. Draft him as a WR5 with upside for more.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey back with Steelers

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 10:47:14 -0800

Free-agent WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (Steelers) agreed to terms with the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday, March 7, on a three-year deal worth $3.8 million, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward-Bey had a smaller role in the offense this season and finished the season with 314 yards and two touchdowns. Heyward-Bey likely will be used more on special teams next season and should not be an option in most fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport

Steelers | Friday Steelers report

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:22:50 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee), LB Terence Garvin (knee), TE Matt Spaeth (knee) and S Shamarko Thomas (knee) didn't practice Friday, Nov. 13, and are out for Week 10. OT Marcus Gilbert (toe), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring), FB Will Johnson (back), DT Steve McLendon (elbow), RB Isaiah Pead (knee) and LB Ryan Shazier (knee) practiced fully Friday and are probable.

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Steelers | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 12 Nov 2015 15:50:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison (knee), LB Ryan Shazier (knee), TE Matt Spaeth (knee) and SS Shamarko Thomas (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 12. LB Terence Garvin (knee) and WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (hamstring) were limited during practice, while OT Marcus Gilbert (toe), FB Will Johnson (back), DT Steve McLendon (elbow) and RB Isaiah Pead (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey injures knee

Sun, 08 Nov 2015 12:23:20 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (knee) is questionable to return to Week 9's game against the Oakland Raiders after suffering a knee injury.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward-Bey ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) was targeted twice but had zero catches against his former team and wasn't a great FantasyScore option to begin with this afternoon.

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Steelers | DHB, Markus Wheaton do very little

Sun, 27 Sep 2015 16:42:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Darrius Heyward-Bey and Markus Wheaton had little production in Week 3 against the St. Louis Rams. Heyward-Bey had three grabs for 19 yards, while Wheaton had two catches for 16 yards. Both were targeted three times.

Fantasy Tip: DHB ($3,000, 6.0% of cap) and Wheaton ($4,200, 8.4% of cap) weren't great FantasyScore options to start, but now that Le'Veon Bell is another receiving option back from suspension, and the team is without Ben Roethlisberger for a while, their fantasy appeal has lessened dramatically.

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Steelers | Sammie Coates' stock is down

Tue, 08 Sep 2015 20:41:45 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Sammie Coates is considered to be the No. 5 wide receiver by beat writer Ed Bouchette, behind WRs Darrius Heyward-Bey for the No. 3 wideout job.

Fantasy Tip: Coates, the rookie out of Auburn, is also believed to be behind Tyler Murphy, according to Bouchette. Coates has plenty of upside, but he has a while to go before he makes a splash in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey confident

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 14:34:12 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey has been playing with a lot of confidence, according to QB Ben Roethlisberger. Roethlisberger said he and Hewyard-Bey have developed somewhat of a rapport with each other since working out in Georgia together. Roethlisberger said he believes Heyward-Bey will step up and play fine when WR Martavis Bryant is suspended.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward-Bey's workload should increase during the first four weeks of the season, but he'll probably play sparingly once Bryant returns. Leave him off your fantasy rosters.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey with bigger role

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:34:03 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey will have a bigger role with WR Martavis Bryant suspended the first four games.

Fantasy Tip: Sammie Coates will likely be the No. 4 on the depth chart then. DHB's fantasy value is very minimal, but he's in the WR5 conversation.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey may be No. 3 WR

Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:38:49 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey could be the No. 3 wide receiver if WR Martavis Bryant has to sit out the first four weeks of the regular season.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward-Bey did not have much of a role in the offense last season and received most of his time on special teams. He probably would not receive a lot of targets in the first four games and should not be an option in drafts.

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