Cameron Heyward RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers DE Heyward might have to choose between game, baby

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Cam Heyward is used to racing down the football field on a whim to make a tackle — even if it is 30 yards like he did in the fourth quarter last week against the Bengals. So, surely, Heyward can race across town and back to Heinz Field on Sunday if that's what it takes — and it just..." November 06

  • Cam Heyward wears 'tackle cancer' eye black provided by NFL

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward is wearing eye black that supports victims of cancer for the third straight week, but this message appears to be sanctioned by the NFL. The eye black under Heyward's eyes says "Tackle" and "Cancer," which a source says Heyward grabbed before..." October 25

  • Cam Heyward Says He'll Stop Wearing 'Ironhead' Eye Black During Steelers Games

    Bleacher Report "Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward made waves when he said the NFL fined him for honoring his late father, Craig, with a message on his eye black. However, he will stop making the tribute moving forward after discussions with the league. Heyward wrote the words "Iron" and "Head"..." October 21

  • Steelers' Heyward, NFL reach deal on eye black

    ESPN "The NFL has come to an agreement with Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward over his fines for wearing eye black honoring his late father, Craig "Ironhead" Heyward, reducing his fine with the stipulation he represent his father in other ways, a source said Tuesday night. Heyward had a..." October 21

  • NFL won’t keep Cameron Heyward from playing with “Ironhead” eye black tribute

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers defensive lineman Cameron Heyward has, for the second time, violated the NFL’s rules regarding the use of personal messages by putting “IRON” and “HEAD” on his eye black, as a tribute to his late father, Craig “Ironhead” Heyward. For a second offense under the NFL fine schedule,..." October 19

  • Cam Heyward could face second fine for eye black

    ESPN "Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward wore eye black to honor his late father Craig "Ironhead" Heyward for the second straight week, despite receiving a $5,787 fine last week for violating the NFL's uniform policy. The eye black says "Iron" under one eye and "Head" under the other. He faces an..." October 18

  • Cameron Heyward: NFL fined me for honoring late father with eye black

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward was disappointed to learn of his NFL fine for wearing eye black honoring his father, former NFL fullback Craig "Ironhead" Heyward, on Monday Night Football against the Chargers. Heyward's father battled cancer and died in May 2006. Heyward wore..." October 15

  • Cam Heyward signs 6-year, $59.25M contract with Pittsburgh Steelers

    ESPN "The Pittsburgh Steelers can begin training camp later this month with a key piece of business done. Defensive end Cam Heyward has agreed to a six-year deal with the team, which confirmed the news Thursday night. The deal is worth $59.25 million, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter,..." July 17

  • Steelers' Heyward looking to stay for long haul

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Cameron Heyward took note of a quality that all three of the Steelers' recently-retired defensive stars shared. With Troy Polamalu, Brett Keisel and Ike Taylor having moved on, it's a trait Heyward strives for in himself. “You know, the Steelers greats, they don't go anywhere else,” Heyward..." May 21

  • Steelers now should turn their focus on a Cameron Heyward contract extension

    Behind The Steel Curtain "The much anticipated Ben Roethlisberger contract extension finally came to fruition last week, and with the big time deal now in the rear view mirror the Pittsburgh Steelers can direct their attention to other matters, and none would be more important for the franchise moving forward than signing..." March 16

  • Steelers pick up fifth-year option on DL Cam Heyward

    CBS Sports "May 3 is the deadline for teams to pick up the fifth-year option for players selected in the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. We've seen quite a few options already picked up. Add the Steelers and defensive end Cameron Heyward to the list as the team announced the move on Tuesday..." April 22

  • Heyward progressing at end for Steelers

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Craig “Ironhead” Heyward played 11 seasons in the NFL after a standout career at Pitt. A 5-foot-11, 265-pound battering-ram of a running back, Heyward endured the physical rigors of the game en route to 4,301 yards and 30 touchdowns with the Saints, Bears, Falcons, Rams and Colts. Football gave..." November 09

  • Steelers' Cam Heyward makes positive impact on defensive line

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "It might not reflect on the stat sheet but defensive end Cam Heyward has become an integral part of the Steelers' defense. The former first-round draft pick got off to a slow start during his first two seasons as he tried to settle into a role that often changed. He has become more effective..." September 21