Steelers sign Heyward-Bey

Former Indianapolis Colts and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey has signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the team announced.

Heyward-Bey visited the Steelers today.

Heyward-Bey is a former Raiders first-round draft pick from Maryland.

He played last season for the Indianapolis Colts under a one-year contract.

Heyward-Bey caught 64 passes for 975 yards in 2011 for the Raiders.

Last season, Heyward-Bey played in every game and had 11 starts with 29 catches for 309 yards.

For his career, he has 169 catches for 2,380 yards and a dozen touchdowns.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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