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After playing a zombie on NBC's Sunday Night Football set for 17 weeks, Hines Ward is about to take that role to AMC (rim shot?) The former Pittsburgh Steeler and developing broadcaster will appear as a zombie extra on the hit AMC series The Walking Dead on Feb. 10, courtesy of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ward got hooked up with the role by IronE Singleton, who played with Ward at Georgia and also plays the role of T-Dog on the show. "A former Georgia teammate of mine is one of the stars of the show, and my agent thought it would be something fun and different for me to do," he told the Post-Gazette. NFL Films Presents also went behind the scenes with Hines Ward, detailing his transformation from NFL analyst to playing the undead. "It was an amazing experience," Ward said. "Just being in makeup preparing me for my role was cool. I actually scared myself when I looked in the mirror for the first time after." Good for Hines Ward expanding his acting resume. It seems there was slightly more to this role than there was to his appearance in The Dark Knight Rises.
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Pittsburgh Steelers former wide receiver Hines Ward wanted to play another season and could see the Steelers young receivers needed a leader, but the team felt he could no longer perform at a high level. Ward says the receivers youth is a big reason the Steelers went 8-8 and missed the playoffs in 2012.
Hines Ward always had an electric personality while playing football on Sundays for the Pittsburgh Steelers. It seemed whether he scored a touchdown or got tackled Ward was always smiling. The wide receiver loved playing in football and you could tell he gave everything he had each game. Since retiring from the NFL, Ward has been busy being an analyst on NBC’s Football in America...
The hiring of Jack Bicknell Jr. by the Pittsburgh Steelers Tuesday as their new offensive line coach means that we can probably expect to see a scheme slanted more towards zone blocking in 2013.
The Steelers primarily used a man/power scheme the last several years under the tutelage of Sean Kugler, who left to become the head coach of UTEP following the season, and that included...
Hines Ward hasn’t let the grass grow under his feet in retirement, that’s for sure. In addition to his analyst gig for NBC’s Football Night in America, the former Steelers receiver has been showing off his cooking prowess on the Food Network’s Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off, and has dabbled in acting a bit, taking a role in the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises. Granted...
The Pittsburgh Steelers continue their offseason moves, focusing on Redskins special-teams coach Danny Smith, who has spent 8 years in Washington, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
#Steelers get permission from Redskins to talk to their ST coach Danny Smith a Pgh native
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) January 28, 2013
Smith is a Pittsburgh native, and...
Sean J. Taylor of Facebook’s Data Science department put together this nifty map of the United States showing NFL team loyalty, county-by-county, according to Facebook likes: Image by Sean J. Taylor, Facebook Data Science intern For some reason, South Carolina really likes the Pittsburgh Steelers. The map, which shows the most-liked team in each county, can be a bit confusing...
The Pittsburgh Steelers added another player to their offseason roster on Monday as it was announced that wide receiver Kashif Moore has been signed to a reserve/future contract for the 2013 season.
Moore was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cincinnati Bengals out of University of Connecticut following the 2012 draft. The Bengals, however, released him after training...
Although it may not sit well with Steelers fans, Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey admitted that he's pulling for the Ravens in the Super Bowl. But why?
Even George Bush is like damn homie….
There are various reasons why players in general don’t like Roger Goodell, but I think it is summed up best by Steelers James Harrison.
“I think it’s obvious that I disapprove.” Harrison has been fined more than $100,000 in his career for hits the NFL has deemed against the rules.
“I feel like what he’s doing is not totally for...
So Facebook knows way too much about our lives, I'm sure...and in this case they started mining their data for good instead of evil. And by "good", I mean "good thing we know which counties in Ohio are occupied by cockroaches Pittsburgh Steelers fans.
Obviously, the Browns dominate the smart part of the state, and the Bengals cover the southeast. But Pittsburgh...