Found March 21, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger was on DVE Radio Wednesday morning to give his thoughts on Hines Ward after he announced his retirement on Tuesday. Roethlisberger, as expected, talked glowingly about Ward and how good of player he was and how emotionally he was at times in the huddle. Later in the interview Roethlisberger was asked about restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace and if he has been nervous about the possibility that he could leave now that free agency has started. Roethlisberger replied, "Nervous is not the word. I'm scared to death. I communicate with Read more [...]

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Hines Ward gets coaching offer

Now that Hines Ward has retired, he'll have plenty of time on his hands. Someone already has an idea for how he should spend it.

Art Rooney II Still Wants Long Term Deal With Mike Wallace

Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II told Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Friday that he remains hopefully that the team will get restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace signed to a long-term deal at some point. Rooney II said he did not offer up a time frame as to when that might be done and was quoted as saying, "The sooner the better as far...

Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Ward puts his home up for sale

Veteran and former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward has put his Georgia house up for sale. The Sandy Springs home on Riverside Drive has been listed for $7.5 million dollars according to The newspaper describes the house as a two-story, 12,836 square foot home in a Mediterranean architecturally influenced neighborhood. The house sits on two acres...

Hines Ward to address Pittsburgh media today at noon.

Hines Ward announced that he will be speaking to the local media today from the Pittsburgh Steelers Headquarters at Noon. No other details were given but obvious speculation has Ward announcing his retirement from professional football after 14 seasons all with the Steelers’ organization. Ward was released from the team in late February in a cost-cutting move that many saw coming...

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Hines Ward, Rashard Mendenhall & William Gay

Season 2, Episode 89 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd and start with the preview of the Hines Ward press conference in which we rightly guessed was to announce his retirement. Could it really have been anything else? We discuss Ward a little bit and of course will discuss the presser itself in the Friday podcast. Peyton Manning is also the hot topic on Tuesday after...

Is Pittsburgh Steelers’ Hines Ward a Hall of Famer?

Now that Hines Ward of the Pittsburgh Steelers has retired. It’s only right that we evaluate his career in a vicious fashion (5-year-old girl beauty pageant style). You know how it is. When somebody retires we don’t have time to wait and reflect. You have to ravage them immediately like a woman 3 drinks in at a night club. You have to jump on it early, because anything beyond...

Hines Ward Becomes 'Steeler For Life', Retires With Pittsburgh

After being released from the Pittsburgh Steelers in the early days of the 2012 offseason, lifetime Steeler wide receiver Hines Ward announced his retirement Tuesday afternoon. Ward has been one of the most consistent wide receivers throughout his 14-year NFL career. He has racked up a number of accolades during his career, including two Super Bowl titles, a Super Bowl MVP Award...

Hines Ward Announces Retirement

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Hines Ward has announced his retirement after 14 seasons in the NFL with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ward spent his entire career with the Steelers, who decided last month to give the former Super Bowl MVP his release. "Today, I'm officially retiring as a Pittsburgh Steeler," an emotional Ward said at a Tuesday press conference. "...

Hines Ward Announces Retirement

Wide receiver Hines Ward has announced that he is ready to hang up his cleats after 14 seasons in the NFL. Fantasy Spin: After entering the NFL as a third-round draft pick in 1998, Ward went on to collect 1,000 receptions for 12,083 yards and 85 receiving touchdowns - all being franchise records with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He has been nominated to the Pro Bowl four times, has won...

Photos: Hines Ward selling Atlanta mansion for $7.5 million

    Hines Ward called it career today after 14 seasons as a wide receiver with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The third round draft choice out of Georgia was selected to four Pro Bowls, won two Super Bowls (XL and XLIII), and was named MVP of Super Bowl XL. Ward amassed 1,000 catches, 12,083 yards, and [...]

Hines Ward Retires

Hines Ward, the Pittsburgh Steelers all time leading receiver, has announced his retirement.  Hines Ward has ended his career with exactly 1000 catches for 12, 083 yards and 85 touchdowns.  Hines, 36,  has 4 pro bowls and a Super Bowl MVP to add to his impressive resume.  The Steelers released Hines earlier this season. "We

Hines Ward Retirement Refreshing

A few weeks ago, lifelong Pittsburgh Steeler Hines Ward was cut. After 14 years of service but diminishing results and no place on special teams, Hines was shown the door. Superbowl titles, an MVP trophy, every conceivable Steeler record in hand, none of it could buy a spot on the 2013 roster. At the time, I wondered where he might end up (rival Ravens, perhaps?). He certainly seemed...
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