Announcement Podcast Paroxysm talks NBA with's Lee Jenkins ×

Coach Pagano says Darrius Heyward-Bey’s confidence is skyrocketing after rough start to camp

Aug 18, 2013; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (81) runs with the ball against New York Giants corner back Laron Scott (34) during the second quarter of a preseason game at MetLife Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano believes that Darrius Heyward-Bey’s confidence is “skyrocketing” after a rough start to training camp.

Whenever I hear the name or see Darrius Heyward-Bey, I can’t help but think about the nasty hit he took against the Pittsburgh Steelers last season that knocked him out cold and gave him a concussion. I get chills whenever I watch it on YouTube. If you haven’t seen or it don’t remember it, look it up on YouTube. It’s pretty nasty.

Anyways, head coach Chuck Pagano seems to be praising Heyward-Bey’s consistency which has always been a problem for the wide receiver. This season is a contract year for Heyward-Bey as he signed a one year deal with the Indianapolis Colts that’s worth around $2.5 million.

This year isn’t really a “do or die” season for Heyward-Bey, if it doesn’t work out for him in Indy, he will have another chance with another team. For now he seems to be locked in as Andrew Luck’s starting Z receiver with Reggie Wayne at X and T.Y. Hilton in the slot.


Topics: Darrius Heyward-Bey, Indianapolis Colts

Want more from FanSided?  
Subscribe to FanSided Daily for your morning fix. Enter your email and stay in the know.

19 minutes ago

Nick Saban: Peyton Manning and Broncos OC didn’t violate NFL rules

24 minutes ago

Photo: Delino DeShields Jr’s face is really swollen after HBP to face

32 minutes ago

WWE rumors: Daniel Bryan vs. Kane at Extreme Rules PPV?