Found February 13, 2012 on
Everything's an Endzone:
Hines 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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Friday evening Jason La Canfora reported that the Pittsburgh Steelers do not intended to bring back veteran wide receiver Hines Ward for the 2012 season, but Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter today that Ward's representatives have yet to hear from Steelers. Ward has a clause in his contract that says he has to be let known his status for 2012...
With many teams starting to feel the effects of the new salary cap that goes in effect this season, the Steelers are no different. Some teams like the Cleveland Browns are some $33 million under and have to spend that money and then there is team like the Pittsburgh Steelers whom are $10 million over and now are running around restructuring contracts and releasing unwanted...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward jumped on his Facebook page to tell fans that he’s willing to restructure his $4 million contract in order to remain with the team.
It was a last ditch effort to save his job.
Ward’s Facebook post is in response to an NFL Network report that the Steelers are planning to cut the 14-year NFL veteran in an effort to get under the salary cap.
Cutting ties with a guy like Hines Ward is never easy. Nobody wants to do it and you look like the bad guy when it happens, but the smart business decision is to let Hines walk and find a way to bring back Jerricho Cotchery. Take the emotion out of it and look at it objectively and you see that it’s the unfortunate reality of what needs to happen. Ward has been the best receiver...
He’s staying, he’s going, he wants to play, they don’t want him back, it’s almost a circus now with Hines Ward. Let’s face it folks, it hasn’t exactly been a normal offseason for the Steelers. The fiasco that was the Bruce Arians “retirement” I’m sure is something they’d rather forget. Then the constant questioning of who’s running the show in Pittsburgh...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to retire with the Pittsburgh Steelers, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ready to part ways with Hines Ward just yet.General manager Kevin Colbert said Monday the team has had "internal discussions" on what to do with the franchise's all-time leading receiver, but no decision has been made.NFL.com reported last week the Steelers were planning ...
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
The Pittsburgh Steelers, with a Hines Ward roster-bonus deadline fast approaching, have decided not to keep the veteran receiver, the NFL Network has reported, citing unnamed sources.
Steelers' wide receiver Hines Ward wants to finish his career in Pittsburgh, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't ready to part ways with Hines Ward just yet.
PFT Live is back on Monday. And it’s actually live. Florio welcomes Joe Starkey from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review to go over the latest with Hines Ward, Todd Haley, and the gang in Pittsburgh. I will also join the show to talk about Randy Moss, Peyton Manning, and anything else Florio wants to surprise me with.…