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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 | Markus Wheaton will share snaps

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:16:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) is set to return from a sprained right shoulder in Week 3 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, but he will do so in a timeshare with Sammie Coates and Darrius Heyward-Bey.

Fantasy Tip: It's impossible to know at this point whether the Steelers plan on making this a permanent arrangement or are only trying to bring him back slowly, but what is clear is that Wheaton is no more than a low-end flex for the time being. He is certainly still worth a bench spot and could move into the WR3 discussion as the year progresses.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: PennLive.com - Jacob Klinger

Steelers | Two Steelers WRs expected to share time

Sat, 10 Sep 2016 12:30:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Sammie Coates and Darrius Heyward-Bey likely will share playing time at outside receiver in Week 1 since WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) has been ruled out. WR Eli Rogers will be the slot receiver.

Fantasy Tip: It is not known how Coates and Heyward-Bey will be used, but they probably will not receive a lot of targets during the game and can be avoided in most leagues. Rogers should be more involved in the passing game and could be a decent option in daily fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Steelers | Darrius Heyward-Bey to be involved?

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:43:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey could remain high on the Steelers' depth chart this season, mainly due to his speed. Heyward-Bey has reached up to 25 miles per hour while running this offseason.

Fantasy Tip: Heyward-Bey is pretty fast and all, but his fantasy value remains minimal, although Martavis Bryant's suspension does increase it somewhat. He should only be drafted as a deep flier in 2016.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Steelers | Antonio Brown torches rookie

Thu, 26 May 2016 18:42:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown beat CB Artie Burns for a pair of touchdowns in the first day of OTAs Thursday, May 26, and WR Darrius Heyward-Bey said he believes a 2,000-yard season is possible for Brown.

Fantasy Tip: Brown is a first-round option in any format, and he should be in the mix for the No. 1 overall pick in PPR leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

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.

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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.

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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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