NFL Free Agency: Darrius Heyward-Bey to Visit Lions

September 10, 2012; Oakland CA, USA; Oakland Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey (85) warms up before the game against the San Diego Chargers at Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Former Raiders wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey will visit with the Detroit Lions today, according to the Detroit Free Press. 

He met with the Colts yesterday, and has previously drawn interest from the Jets.

Heyward-Bey was released by the Raiders earlier this offseason after spending four seasons with the team.

He was the seventh overall pick in 2009 and had a breakout season in 2011 when he caught 64 passes for 975 yards. However, he struggled last season with only 606 yards, and management decided to pull the strings on Heyward-Bey and his $7.9 million salary.

Topics: Darrius Heyward-Bey, Detroit Lions, Oakland Raiders

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