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NBC hires Steelers’ Ward; Let the criticism begin

It was reported by several Pittsburgh-Area and many national outlets that recently retired Steelers’ wide receiver Hines Ward will be ‘taking his talents’ to NBC where he will serve as an analyst for Sunday Night Football among other duties for the peacock network. I’m not surprised at all that Ward will be a TV personality …

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Hines Ward honored in PA state capitol

According to an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, by Harrisburg Bureau Chief Laura Olson, the former Steelers receiver was in Harrisburg, PA today to be honored by Govenor Tom Corbett. Below are a few excerpts from Wards’ day in Harrisburg: Mr. Ward received a proclamation from the governor, and both chambers of the General …

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Hines Ward Reflections: A Steeler for the Steeler Nation

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March 20, 2012 will go down in the hearts of all Steeler Nation as a momentous, sad, but also joyous time as we celebrated and reflected on the career of Hines Ward, a Steeler for the Steeler Nation. A clearly tearful and emotional Hines Ward, dressed in a black suit with a black, gold, and …

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Blitzburgh Radio Podcast with Chuck Finder, CBS Sports

With such an epic day in Steeler history as Hines Ward announcing his retirement from the NFL, we had to make sure we covered all the bases and who better to do that with than our good friend, Chuck Finder. Chuck does the Rapid Reports for CBS Sportsline , and always has great information and …

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Hines Ward to address Pittsburgh media today…Officially announces his retirement.

We originally posted up this info this morning as soon as the news broke that Hines was going to hold a press conference. As it turns out it was indeed what we all thought, he has officially announced his retirement from the NFL and will retire as a Pittsburgh Steeler. We wanted to do right …

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Right decision on Ward but still never easy for fans

If you’ve been to the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp in Latrobe, Pennsylvania then you will know exactly the seen I’m about to describe. In August of 2009 my wife and I stopped at camp with our two kids while on the way to western New York. She and I had been before but this was …

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Possible destinations for Ward in 2012

Now that Ward has learned that he will be released and also issued a statement which includes the fact that he wants to play in the NFL next season, there are several likely destinations where he could end up. It’s hard to think about but time marches on and now so does Hines. One can …

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A look at the career of Hines Ward, Man of Steel

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Somehow it just doesn’t seem right, ending this way for Hines Ward. He’s supposed to be the guy that rides off into the sunset on a black ‘n gold stallion much like Jerome Bettis did after the Steelers won Super Bowl XL.  The NFL is a business though and anybody who’s a Steeler fan or …

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Steelers to release the great Hines Ward

In a statement released by the Steelers, they have decided to release veteran WR Hines Ward. Official statement from the Steelers “We had a conversation today with Hines Ward and informed him that we plan to release him of his contract prior to the start of the 2012 NFL calendar year,” Steelers President Art Rooney …

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Veteran dynamic could be changing for the Steelers

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More cuts are coming for the Steelers, and contract restructures as well.  Kevin Colbert, Steelers GM mentioned as much several times in recent interviews with the local media and also at the 2012 NFL Combine during his media session.  We don’t know how many more or who might be involved in having their contract restructured …

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