Steelers ink WR Heyward-Bey

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Updated: 4/02 12:40 pm

Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Steelers signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year contract on Wednesday.

Heyward-Bey signed a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts last season and registered 309 yards on 29 catches with one touchdown in a career-high 16 games (11 starts). He also appeared in his first postseason contest last season, but did not register a reception.

The 27-year-old spent his first four seasons with the Oakland Raiders after being selected seventh overall by the team in 2009.

For his career, Heyward-Bey has recorded 2,380 yards on 169 receptions with 12 touchdowns. He has also carried the ball 11 times for 109 yards.

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