The Pittsburgh Steelers put together their best offense in years, and wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey was able to play a role in it, albeit a small one.
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He has been re-signed by the Steelers to a one-year contract. Heyward-Bey was drafted seventh overall by the Oakland Raiders in 2009, and the team was heavily criticized for reaching.
The wide receiver has done nothing to silence these critics, as he has constantly dropped passes while being unable to be a reliable starting receiver. Heyward-Bey caught three passes for 33 yards while making one start in 2014.
The Steelers now have All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown and rising youngsters Martavis Bryant and Markus Wheaton along with Heyward-Bey in a stacked receiving corps.
ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reported on Heyward-Bey’s signing on Twitter.
Steelers signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract, the team announced today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 26, 2015