Is Darrius Heyward-Bey a Diamond in the Rough or Just Another Raiders Bust?

March 26, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Two weeks after receiving a pink slip from the Oakland Raiders, receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey is starting to generate some interest on the open market. 
The former top-10 pick, in 2009, is in Indianapolis to visit the Colts on Tuesday, according to Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. If no deal is struck with the Colts, Heyward-Bey will leave for a scheduled visit with the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, per Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free-Press. 
Pro Football Talk also reported that the New York Jets have also expressed interest in Heyward-Bey.
The Raiders released Heyward-Bey, the seventh overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, mostly for cap reasons after the start of free agency. The cash-strapped organization couldn't afford to pay the money involved in Heyward-Bey's restrictive rookie contract, especially with the kind of production he's given over his first four NFL seasons. 
The parting of ways will give Heyward-Bey a chance to prove in a differen...

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