Steelers ink WR Heyward-Bey
Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract on Wednesday.
Heyward-Bey signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts last season and registered 309 yards on 29 catches with one touchdown in a career-high 16 games (11 starts). He also appeared in his first postseason contest last season, but did not register a reception.
The 27-year-old spent his first four seasons with the Oakland Raiders after being selected seventh overall by the team in 2009.
For his career, Heyward-Bey has recorded 2,380 yards on 169 receptions with 12 touchdowns. He has also carried the ball 11 times for 109 yards.
04/02 13:39:06 ET