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Hines Ward

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Steelers | Hines Ward, Ben Roethlisberger not best of friends

Sat, 24 Mar 2012 07:22:40 -0700

Former Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward did not mention QB Ben Roethlisberger during his retirement press conference. Roethlisberger was also not in attendance during the press conference. The ex-teammates were reportedly not considered chummy.

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Steelers | Hines Ward retiring

Tue, 20 Mar 2012 09:13:37 -0700

Free-agent WR Hines Ward, the all-time leading receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, has announced his retirement from the NFL. He will retire as a member of the Steelers.

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Cardinals | Unlikely to show interest in three former PIT players

Sun, 11 Mar 2012 10:56:15 -0700

The Arizona Cardinals likely will not be interested in signing WR Hines Ward (Steelers), OG Chris Kemoeatu (Steelers) and LB James Farrior (Steelers) this offseason.

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Cardinals | Not interested in Hines Ward

Mon, 05 Mar 2012 10:25:11 -0800

The Arizona Cardinals reportedly do not have interest in free-agent WR Hines Ward (Steelers).

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Buccaneers | Could show interest in Hines Ward

Fri, 02 Mar 2012 12:45:36 -0800

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers could show interest in free-agent WR Hines Ward (Steelers) this offseason if they want to add an experienced player to their offense.

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NFL | No interest in Hines Ward?

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 09:18:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward could have difficulty finding another team to play for once he officially hits the open market. A team looking for a veteran presence at the wideout position may show interest, however.

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Steelers | Releasing Hines Ward provides cap relief

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 08:06:28 -0800

By releasing WR Hines Ward by the March 13 deadline, the Pittsburgh Steelers save $3.37 million of his $4.61 cap hit for 2012. The move will leave the Steelers reportedly $8 million under the salary cap.

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Browns | Unlikely to pursue Hines Ward

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 07:02:46 -0800

The Cleveland Browns are not expected to pursue Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward once he hits free agency. The team is seeking a veteran wideout, but need a faster one closer to the prime of his career.

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Steelers | Hines Ward will resume career elsewhere

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 04:45:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward, who will be released by the team, said Wednesday, Feb. 29, he will resume his career in 2012 with another team. "I gave my heart and soul for you every down and I will always bleed black and gold. I do feel that I still have more football left in me and I am looking forward to playing in the NFL, again, this upcoming season," Ward said in a statement.

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Steelers | Never offered pay cut to Hines Ward

Thu, 01 Mar 2012 04:36:26 -0800

Updating a previous item, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced Wednesday, Feb. 29, their plans to release WR Hines Ward, without ever asking him to take a pay cut.

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Steelers | Will release Hines Ward

Wed, 29 Feb 2012 14:27:40 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed WR Hines Ward that he will be released.

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Steelers | No decision on Hines Ward

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 11:20:21 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team has not decided on what to do with WR Hines Ward and will wait to see what the salary cap number will be before making a decision.

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Falcons | Unlikely to pursue Hines Ward

Wed, 22 Feb 2012 14:12:10 -0800

The Atlanta Falcons likely will not show interest in Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward if he is available this offseason.

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Chargers | Could show interest in Hines Ward

Wed, 22 Feb 2012 11:02:34 -0800

The San Diego Chargers could show interest in Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward if the Steelers decide to release him this offseason.

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Steelers | Hines Ward pleads guilty to reckless driving

Wed, 22 Feb 2012 09:25:11 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward plead guilty to reckless driving Wednesday, Feb. 22, after driving under the influence charges were dropped which he was originally charged with in an arrest in July. Ward was sentenced to serve 12 months' probation, 80 hours of community service and a $2,000 fine.

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Steelers | GM says no decision made on Hines Ward

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 05:27:53 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said the team has not parted ways with WR Hines Ward. "To this current point no final decisions have been made," Colbert said. "We've had several discussions internally."

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Steelers | Have not made decision on Hines Ward

Sun, 12 Feb 2012 14:26:33 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers have not informed WR Hines Ward that he will be released and the team has not made a decision on Ward's future at this point.

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Steelers | Hines Ward willing to restructure contract

Sat, 11 Feb 2012 11:44:10 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward said he wants to return to the team next season and is willing to restructure his contract in order to stay.

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Steelers | Hines Ward won't be brought back

Fri, 10 Feb 2012 22:01:37 -0800

The Pittsburgh Steelers will not bring back WR Hines Ward, according to sources. Ward has one year and $4 million left on his current contract. Ward has said he might be open to playing elsewhere in 2012, but he might not get a chance until his deal is restructured.

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Steelers | Hines Ward undergoes surgery

Sat, 04 Feb 2012 10:12:02 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) recently underwent surgery to remove bone fragments in his right ankle.

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Steelers | Hines Ward expects to return

Thu, 02 Feb 2012 11:41:31 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward said he expects to return to the team next season and is willing to take a pay cut. Ward is scheduled to make $4 million in the next two seasons.

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Steelers | Unsure if Hines Ward will return

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 05:48:35 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney is not ready to say if WR Hines Ward will be back for 2012 or not.

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Steelers | Hines Ward willing to take pay cut

Wed, 11 Jan 2012 05:51:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward said he is willing to take a pay cut if that means he can remain with the team next season. "I'd probably have to restructure my contract," Ward said. "That's fine with me. I recognize that. I'm telling you I want to be here, I'm telling you I'm willing to do that. And I understand the ramifications - we have the cap number and stuff, but I want to be here."

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Steelers | Will decide Hines Ward's fate by March

Tue, 10 Jan 2012 09:26:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward is due a roster bonus in March. The Steelers must decide whether they will pay that bonus, which means they want to keep him for 2012, or release him. There is a sense that some Steelers coaches do not want Ward back, as he no longer can get separation from defenders.

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Steelers | Hines Ward will need pay cut to remain

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:32:15 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward will have to be willing to take a pay cut if he wants to remain with the team next season.

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Steelers | Hines Ward wants to play

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 15:25:08 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward said he wants to continue his playing career and try to win another championship.

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Steelers | Hines Ward could announce retirement

Mon, 09 Jan 2012 08:37:37 -0800

The popular sentiment within the Pittsburgh Steelers is that WR Hines Ward will soon announce his retirement, according to an anonymous Steelers player.

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Steelers | Hines Ward won't talk about his future

Sun, 08 Jan 2012 20:51:15 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward was asked after the team's stunning Wild Card game loss against the Denver Broncos whether he would be back in 2012. "I'm not even thinking about that," Ward said Sunday, Jan. 8. Ward's production was way down this season, as he had just 46 catches for 381 yards and two scores in 15 games (nine starts). Each of those numbers were his lowest since his rookie season of 1998.

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Steelers | Hines Ward reaches 1,000 grabs for career

Sun, 01 Jan 2012 20:40:17 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward had five grabs for 24 yards in Week 17 against the Cleveland Browns. Ward has not had more than 32 receiving yards since Week 6. His season high was 67 yards, set back in Week 1. He was able to snag his 1,000th career reception, becoming the eighth player in NFL history to accomplish that feat.

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Steelers | Hines Ward not looking to retire

Fri, 23 Dec 2011 06:49:48 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward said he has no plans to retire after this season and if he does not play for the Steelers in 2012 it will not be his choice. "I have two years left on my contract," Ward said. "I'm not even thinking that this is my last one. If the organization decides to, I have no control over that. But, for me, I'm not even thinking this is my last game ever (at Heinz Field). I feel fine. I feel like I can play another year or two if I want to."

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Steelers | Will not force ball to Hines Ward for milestone

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 08:46:30 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator Bruce Arians said it is important to get WR Hines Ward 10 more catches this season so he can reach the 1,000 career receptions mark but the team will not force the ball to Ward during games.

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Steelers | Hines Ward reaches milestone

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 14:05:29 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward caught five passes for 30 yards against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 13. Ward became the 19th player in NFL history to record at least 12,000 receiving yards.

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Steelers | Hines Ward limited to 21 yards in Week 12

Sun, 27 Nov 2011 20:47:28 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward managed just four receptions for 21 yards in Week 12 against the Kansas City Chiefs. Ward has 21 or fewer yards over his past four games.

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Steelers | Hines Ward had limited snaps

Wed, 16 Nov 2011 11:05:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (head) saw limited snaps in Week 10 as the team eased him in following an injury in the previous week. WR Jerricho Cotchery was the third receiver behind WRs Antonio Brown and Mike Wallace.

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Steelers | Hines Ward probable for Week 10

Fri, 11 Nov 2011 16:02:09 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (head) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 11. He is listed as probable for Week 10 and are expected to play.

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Steelers | Five practice

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 13:11:59 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery (knee), LB James Farrior (calf), C Doug Legursky (toe), LB Stevenson Sylvester (knee) and WR Hines Ward (head) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 10.

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Steelers | Hines Ward says he will play

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:42:27 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (head) said he will be able to play in Week 10 and wanted to return to the game Week 9 but the team would not allow him to play.

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Steelers | Hines Ward expects to play

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 15:43:31 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (concussion) is expected to play in Week 10 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Wr Jerricho Cotchery will see an expanded role with WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee) out for several weeks.

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Steelers | Hines Ward practices

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:14:52 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (head) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 9.

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Steelers | Hines Ward expected to practice

Wed, 09 Nov 2011 05:48:13 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (concussion) is not expected to be limited in practice this week.

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Steelers | Hines Ward has concussion-like symptoms

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 22:54:40 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Sunday, Nov. 6, after the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens that WR Hines Ward (concussion) had concussion-like symptoms, which is why he did not return. However, Tomlin said the concussion is "minor."

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Steelers | Jerricho Cotchery useful in Week 9

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 21:44:32 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Jerricho Cotchery had three receptions for 44 yards in Week 9 against the Baltimore Ravens. He also ran once for three yards. Cotchery was targeted six times, stepping up with WR Emmanuel Sanders (personal) inactive and WR Hines Ward (stinger) out for most of the game.

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Steelers | Hines Ward questionable to return

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 18:47:35 -0800

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (stinger) suffered a stinger in the first half of the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens and he is questionable to return.

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Steelers | Hines Ward on sidelines without helmet

Sun, 06 Nov 2011 18:04:34 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) suffered an undisclosed injury in the first half of the Week 9 game against the Baltimore Ravens, and he is on the sidelines without a helmet, signaling he might not return or isn't close to returning. He has talked to trainers, but the team hasn't said if he will be back. It is unclear if he aggravated his ankle injury or suffered another ailment.

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Steelers | Hines Ward to start in Week 9

Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:10:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) will start in Week 9 against the Baltimore Ravens.

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Steelers | Hines Ward expects to play

Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:03:09 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 4. He is listed as questionable for Week 9 but expects to play.

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Steelers | Four limited

Thu, 03 Nov 2011 13:35:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (calf), LB James Harrison (eye), OT Jonathan Scott (ankle) and WR Hines Ward (ankle) were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 3.

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Steelers | Five limited

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 13:37:41 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Farrior (calf), LB James Harrison (eye), OT Jonathan Scott (ankle), WR Hines Ward (ankle) and LB LaMarr Woodley (hamstring) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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Steelers | Hines Ward expects to play Week 9

Wed, 02 Nov 2011 10:33:06 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Hines Ward (ankle) said he expects to play in Week 9.

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Steelers | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 30 Oct 2011 12:20:37 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Chris Hoke, QB Dennis Dixon, C Doug Legursky, WR Hines Ward, LB James Farrior, LB James Harrison, LB Jason Worilds inactive for Week 8.

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