2010 Oakland Raiders: Why Fans Should Be Excited For Darrius Heyward-Bey

April 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Darrius Heyward-Bey was one of the most talked about picks in the 2009 draft. Draft "experts" were shocked when the Raiders picked Heyward-Bey with the number seven overall pick.
Why someone who calls themselves an expert would be shocked that Al Davis went with the fastest guy in the draft is almost shocking in itself.
Heyward-Bey's first season was filled with drops and growing pains of being a rookie. He started most of the season, which will later prove to be valuable to his growth as a player.
Many fans are quick to dismiss Heyward-Bey after his first season, but they could be jumping the gun.
While many people think that speed is Heyward-Bey's biggest asset, they may be excited to hear that his work ethic is also one of his biggest strengths.
We live in a society where the media is quick write about who is not at a workout or who may not be happy with the team. Very often a story about a young player who is trying to better himself after a season tha...

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