Steelers WR Darrius Heyward-Bey Out With Foot/Ankle Injury

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced that WR Darrius Heyward-Bey sustained a right foot/ankle injury during Sunday’s game against the Ravens and will not return.

The Steelers promoted Heyward-Bey to the starting lineup ahead of Markus Wheaton earlier in the week.

Heyward-Bey, 29, is a former first-round pick of the Raiders back in 2009. He’s currently in the first year of his three-year, $3.8 million contract and stands to make a base salary of $1 million for the 2016 season.

Entering today’s game, Heyward-Bey had caught five passes for 68 yards receiving and two touchdowns for the Steelers over the course of seven games. He also ran for 60 yards and a touchdown on a single carry.

We’ll have more regarding Heyward-Bey’s injury as the news is available.


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