Heyward-Bey worked with the backups and caught a 22-yard pass from Bruce Gradkowski in the fourth quarter. He caught all three of his targets for 54 yards and a touchdown, averaging 18.0 yards per grab.
Heyward-Bey is struggling to find a prominent role with his new club. He finished last season with just 29 catches for 309 yards and one touchdown for Indianapolis.
Heyward-Bey entered the game in the second half and finished without a grab despite being targeted once. Bryant got some work in the fourth quarter. He caught two of the three passes thrown his way for 18 yards.
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Heyward-Bey, who signed with Pittsburgh in early April, suffered through his worst season in 2013 with just 29 catches for 309 yards and one touchdown for Indianapolis.
"What we are doing with him is just trying to get his confidence up," Mann said. "He has speed. He has talent. We'll teach him what to do, and hopefully we can put him in a position to succeed with his speed and intelligence. We will take advantage of what he does best."
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