Quarterback led the Seattle Seahawks into NFL's championship game, but lost 21-10 to Pittsburgh in 2006 at Ford Field in Detroit.
December 4, 2015
Hines Ward said it was 'Steeler Nation' that made him realize it was best to retire without attempting to play for any other team but the Pittsburgh Steelers.
An emotional Hines Ward announced his retirement from football Tuesday, weeks after the veteran wide receiver was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers after 14 seasons.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is holding a press conference today where he's expected to announce his retirement after being released from the AFC North franchise prior to free agency.
This ends an era of toughness and clutch play from Ward.
The Pittsburgh Steelers are cutting veteran middle linebacker James Farrior, according to his agent, Ralph Cindrich.
"James Farrior has been a rock for the Steelers, but the Turk takes no prisoners," Cindrich wrote on his Twitter account. "He's gone. A not so good morning from Cali."
Hines Ward's 14-year stay with the Pittsburgh Steelers is coming to an end. SCI.net publisher Jim Wexell takes us back to minicamp 1998 as he reminisces on Ward's career.
The end of an era is at hand. The Steelers have informed Hines Ward they will release him. Ward is one of only seven Steelers to have started all three Super Bowls this century.
February 29, 2012