Posts Tagged ‘Hines Ward’

First and 10: Ward dances his way into the studio

Twinkle-toes himself, reigning “Dancing With the Stars” champ Hines Ward, will be visiting the and NFL Network offices Wednesday afternoon. Be on the lookout for the Steelers receiver to be featured here on as well as on “NFL Total Access” on NFL Network tonight. In fact, Ward will join us for a live chat this afternoon at 5 p.m. ET.

First and 10: Old-school unis and Cooley’s clay

Did you see the news Wednesday that the Buffalo Bills are unveiling new uniforms this season? Does it make you pine for the old days when the AFL’s Bills wore that unassuming bison logo on the helmet? Well, we have married the Pick Six feature with a photo essay to give you a visual rundown of some great old-school jerseys. This will get the full home-page treatment later Thursday, but you can catch a sneak peek right here.

Data Points: Ward tops in receptions last 10 years

As well-known as Hines Ward has been as a player, it may not be a stretch to say that he’s still underrated.

First and 10: Ward adds to NFL’s ‘Dancing’ rep

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Wardyour newest “Dancing With the Stars” champion. Unbelievably, that makes not one but two players who can boast a DWTS trophy and a Super Bowl MVP trophy on their mantel.

First and 10: Dubious drop, classic comeback

What if Bills receiver Stevie Johnson didn’t drop that should-have-been game-winning TD pass in overtime against the Steelers last season? Perhaps Pittsburgh wouldn’t have won the AFC North and advanced to the Super Bowl.

Three and out: Newton a fantasy question mark

I also don’t see Cam Newton as much of a fantasy option, at least not as a rookie. If Newton does beat out Jimmy Clausen for the top spot on Carolina’s depth chart, he’ll be worth a late-round flier in deeper, seasonal leagues. But that’s about the extend of his fantasy value.

Embracing the cheese, Ward leads DWTS

After losing in Super Bowl XLV to Cheesehead Nation, Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Ward is turning to cheese to aid in his quest for a title on “Dancing With the Stars.”

Pick Six: Guys we’d like to see on ‘DWTS’

Steelers WR Hines Ward is in for “Dancing with the Stars,” joining the cast of has beens and who is thats which includes Ralph Macchio, Kendra Wilkinson and Chris Jericho (the favorite to take the thing). But who would you have rather seen?

Cobb could rise up draft boards

One prospect who might have helped himself Sunday is Kentucky WR Randall Cobb, who ran faster than most expected with a 4.45-second 40-yard dash.

Pick Six: NFL player/WWE superstar comparisons

The biggest story in sports this week is the return of The Rock to the WWF. The news sent waves around the world, not only was The Rock trending on Twitter, but so was his alter-ego Dwayne Johnson. That, my friends, takes star power.

And it got me thinking, is there anybody in the NFL who carries the Rock’s charisma? Some might say Chad Ochocinco, but that doesn’t really work. Mainly because The Rock was once a champion.

A final look back at key plays of SB XLV

At some point when things start to fade, we’ll each be left with a few moments we remember most from Super Bowl XLV. After much deliberation, here’s a look at my key moments that determined the game.

By the numbers: Super Bowl XLV

The last item of the day before signing off from Super Bowl Sunday is to take a closer look at some of the most notable statistics sent over by the NFL Network research crew.

Wallace looks to be next WR to be a hero

Looking for an unheralded player who could make a big impact for the Steelers on Super Bowl Sunday? Look no further than the receiver position.

Steeler-Cowboy connection

Steelers WR Hines Ward chats with Cowboys legend Tony Dorsett after Pittsburgh’s media session ended.

Ward: Roethlisberger an elite QB

Quarterbacks are judged by Super Bowl wins, yet Ben Roethlisberger is rarely mentioned among the NFL’s elite, despite playing for his third title in a six-year span. Steelers WR Hines Ward had an explanation why.

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