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Steelers agree to terms with Heyward-Bey

Posted Mar 7, 2016

Darrius Heyward-Bey is entering his eighth NFL season and third with Pittsburgh.



The Steelers agreed to terms with wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey on a new three-year contract. Financial terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Heyward-Bey is entering his eighth NFL season and third with Pittsburgh, after he signed with the Steelers as an unrestricted free agent on April 2, 2014. He has played in 104 career regular-season games with 69 starts, and he has played in four playoff contests with one start.

In 2015, Heyward-Bey had his finest season as a Steeler as he recorded 21 receptions for 314 yards with two receiving touchdowns. He was originally drafted by the Oakland Raiders in the first round (seventh overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft.




Transactions

Date Transaction
12/07/2016 Signed DB Brandon Dixon to the Practice Squad; Released RB Brandon Brown-Dukes from the Practice Squad.
12/03/2016 Signed K Randy Bullock to the active roster; Released CB Al-Hajj Shabazz.
11/28/2016 Signed RB Dreamius Smith to the Practice Squad.