Posts Tagged ‘Hines Ward’

Dancing with the Stars: Ranking the NFL contestants

Jacoby Jones will be the latest NFL player to compete on Dancing with the Stars. In honor of his acceptance on the show, we count down the greatest NFL players to compete for the coveted Dancing with the Stars mirror ball trophy.

Three and out: Burress has limited value on any team

With Plaxico Burress searching for a new home, he could end up right back where he started from. The Steelers and Giants are both reportedly interested in his services.

Three and out: The impact of Peyton’s return

Jim Irsay says he’s willing to welcome back Peyton Manning, but could it create a QB logjam that will frustrate fantasy owners?

Three and out: Steelers facing major changes

With a number of salary cap issues to deal with and the future of Hines Ward up for debate, the Pittsburgh Steelers could look significantly different next season.

Three and out: Can Moss make a fantasy impact?

Randy Moss says he’s planning a comeback to professional football, but the fantasy market may not be quite so welcoming.

Amid another shampoo ad, Steelers get down

Enough with the hollow chatter about the aging Steelers looking slow and clumsy on their feet. These guys can move.

First and 10: Who works the hardest?

Some players — and even some coaches — bring a blue-collar, working-man approach to their football, and we like to honor that spirit with the Hardest Working Man award.

Steelers’ Ward ready to take on Sapp’s daughter

NFL Network’s Warren Sapp held nothing back Thursday when he summed up the 0-1 Steelers as “old and slow,” going so far as tell “The Dan Patrick Show” that his 13-year-old daughter, Mercedes Sapp, could cover WR Hines Ward.

Ryan sees ‘Dancing’ in Tomlinson’s future

Rex Ryan conceded during his Thursday news conference that LaDainian Tomlinson no longer possesses the speed he had during his iconic run in San Diego. But the Jets coach believes the veteran running back has more football in him … and maybe even a future in dancing.

Panic in Pittsburgh? Not at all

The Steelers were shellacked in the season opener by their bitter rival, the Ravens, largely because of seven turnovers. But is there a sense of panic coming out of that embarrassing defeat?

Tackling issues in Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Dallas

Every Wednesday this season, the research staff at “Playbook” will be taking your questions through email (playbook@nfl.com) and on Twitter (@NFLN_Playbook, with #askplaybook hashtag), and answering them in this blog. Here is the first batch of questions we’ve selected.

First and 10: Black and blue stadium moments

Not only do the Bears and Packers have the oldest rivalry in the NFL, they inhabit two of the league’s most historic venues. As part of our continuing series on the top five moments at the NFL’s 10 oldest stadiums, we took a look at Soldier Field’s most memorable moments on Tuesday. Today, the series moves north, to the Frozen Tundra of Lambeau Field.

A few minutes with … Roddy White

Our latest offseason visitor to NFL Network was Roddy White, who took a few minutes to discuss the NFL’s best receivers, Tom Brady, and what the Falcons need to do to improve.

First and 10: Rings offer taste of immortality

The ring’s the thing Friday. While the NFL champion Green Bay Packers received their Super Bowl rings Thursday in a private ceremony, the big ring news today is the release of the new movie Green Lantern.

First and 10: Eisen takes his podcast to TV

Thursday is podcast day at the Culver City, Calif., offices of NFL.com and NFL Network. Both Rich Eisen and Dave Dameshek will tape their latest podcasts today –- but there is even more significance this week.

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