Jerry McDonald of the CONTRA COSTA TIMES reports that wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey, the Oakland Raiders No. 7 pick of the 2009 draft, has missed four training camp practices this week.
Thursday Raiders Coach Tom Cable confirmed to the media that Heyward-Bey isn’t injured or tending to off-field issues.
No, it turns out that Heyward-Bey is tired. Really, really tired.
More specifically, the 23-year-old Heyward-Bey, who is scheduled to make $21.4 million in guaranteed money with the Raiders this season, is out of action because of “fatigue.”
So why is Heyward-Bey so much more tired than his training camp mates?
According to Cable, the wide receiver worked out too hard in the offseason. Read more…