Darrius Heyward-Bey

Devil’s Advocate: Top Reserve Outside WR

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the same idea…


Steelers’ “Special Players” Entering 2017 Training Camp

With the Pittsburgh Steelers set to report to training camp in Latrobe in just a little more than two weeks from now, it’s probably a great time to look at a few “special” players on the roster and by that, I mean those who can likely contribute immensely on special…




11 Players From Steelers 2016 Final 53 With Toughest Return Paths

With the start of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp now just three weeks away, it’s time to look at the players who ended the 2016 season either on the team’s 53-man roster or Reserve/Injured list that have the toughest paths back to this year’s initial Week 1 unit. I’ve ordered these…



Heyward-Bey’s Leadership Makes Him A Tough Cut

Chris Adamski had a really good feature piece on Darrius Heyward-Bey that our Matthew Marczi summed up and added onto this morning.  I don’t know if much of it was ground-breaking but it reinforced the value DHB has to the Pittsburgh Steelers. To assume that leadership role, even when he was…





Devil’s Advocate: Special-Teams Roster Spots In 2017

You may recall for the past several offseasons that I ran an article series called The Optimist’s/Pessimist’s Take. I used it to explore different issues and topics the Pittsburgh Steelers were facing and took a positive or negative approach, examining each side in a separate article. This is essentially the same idea…


Slot Receiver Study: Darrius Heyward-Bey

One of the biggest questions the Pittsburgh Steelers are looking at on the offensive side of the ball is who their third wide receiver is going to be, working alongside Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant, the latter of whom was immediately put into work with the first-team unit after returning…


DHB Sees Egos In Wide Receiver Room, But No Selfish Players

There were some troubling times for Martavis Bryant during his suspension, some of which made it out for public scrutiny on social media, as the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver has a tendency to get defensive and respond to criticism using his public platforms. One such comment that drew attention occurred…


2017 Offseason Questions: Offensive Opportunities For Heyward-Bey?

The 2016 season is unfortunately over, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are now embarking upon their latest offseason journey, heading back to the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the postseason is now behind us, there is plenty left to…