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Hines Ward is one of the iconic Pittsburgh Steelers so playing football in anything but black and gold would feel like a mismatch. But NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora told NFL Total Access Friday that Ward wont be back next season, according to his sources. As the Steelers work to restructure contracts and manuever below the salary cap, the circumstances are dictating the twilight of Wards 14-year career. On the books, he has one year and $4 million left on his current contract. On the field, Ward also took a backseat to youngsters Mike Wallace and Antonio Brown, posting his lowest receiving totals since his rookie season in 1998. Source: NFL.com
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward will remain a hot talking point until a decision is made about his 2012 status with team. It resurfaced as a hot topic Friday night after a report by Jason La Canfora stated that Ward will not be back with Steelers next season according to his sources.
Since that time, Ward has taken to Facebook to reiterate that he wants to return to...
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...
Hines Ward is coming off a not-so good season, only finishing with 46 receptions for 381 yards along with two touchdowns. However, Ward did make it to 12,000 yards and 1,000 receptions, two big milestones this past season for the 14-year pro.However, it seems that the Steelers may not keep Ward. After losing his starting job, Ward is now due $4 million. He says is willing to take...
Despite his willingness to accept a pay cut, veteran wide receiver Hines Ward could be out the door with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported that representatives for Ward have yet to be contacted by the club.
That news came one day after NFL.com reported that the Steelers plan to sever ties with the 35-year-old Ward.
A third-round pick of Pittsburgh...
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...
If the Steelers have decided to release Hines Ward, it is news to Ward -- and maybe even the Steelers.
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.
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.
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 finish his career in Pittsburgh, offering to restructure his contract to do it.
There's some sort of disconnect in the Pittsburgh Steelers organization these days. First of all this offseason we had head coach Mike Tomlin come out and say all the coaches would be returning, only for him to turn around a short time later and announce that Bruce Arians was "retiring."We saw how legitimate that "retirement" was when Arians quickly pounced...