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Hines Ward's days as a Steeler are numberedHines Ward has long been the face of the Steelers, one of the leagues more storied franchises, but that time is nearing an end.

He is facing release from the team, as younger receivers such as Mike Wallace, Antonio Brown and Emmanuel Sanders have outplayed him recently, but Ward has said that he is willing to restructure his deal to stay with the team.

His current contract calls for $4 million in 2012. He posted the lowest totals since his rookie season in receptions, yards, and touchdowns in 2011, and will turn 36 in March.

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