Steelers sign WR Darrius Heyward-Bey

By WTAJ News

Published 04/02 2014 01:52PM

Updated 04/02 2014 01:54PM

PITTSBURGH, ALLEGHENY COUNTY – The Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday a one-year contract with wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey.

Heyward-Bey, 27, was the seventh-overall pick in the 2009 NFL Draft by the Oakland Raiders. He played four seasons in Oakland before being released in March 2013 and signing with the Indianapolis Colts for the 2013 season.

Heyward-Bey has made 64 starts in his five NFL seasons and appeared in 72 games. He recorded 169 receptions for 2,380 yards.

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