Posts Tagged ‘Hines Ward’

Hamstring keeps Steelers’ Ward out of practice

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said earlier this week WR Hines Ward was “very questionable” for the upcoming game against the Browns, and on Tuesday the team’s leading receiver was held out of practice.

Downgrade Steelers receivers

The value of the Steelers receivers is taking a big hit, with Ben Roethlisberger out for Week 12.

High production, low maintenance wideouts

So many wide receivers today need to conjure up a dance or a corny routine in order to garner media attention. Even after making a simple first down, the truly self-centered divas have become their own endorsement-seeking public relation firms. Gaudy numbers really don’t tell the full story, or properly measure the true worth of just a few wide receivers who go about doing their work while putting the goals of the team before their own.

Week 7 news and notes

Here are a few tidbits to monitor as we get ready for the seventh week of the fantasy season.

Megatron could be a disappointment for owners

Fantasy owners could be without Lions WR Calvin Johnson the rest of the afternoon.

Roundup: Steelers WR Ward approaches 10,000 yards

Take a look at the stories making their way Around the Web today, including Steelers veteran Hines Ward approaching 10,000 career receiving yards, Giants punter Jeff Feagles preparing for the Cowboys’ giant videoboard and a tired Chiefs defense looking for a breather.

Fantasy owners need to worry about Parker

If you watched Thursday night’s game between the Titans and Steelers, it was pretty evident that Willie Parker has lost a step — and some of his fantasy value.

Overtime? Overtime!

Just when you think a game is just destined to play out a certain way … this game is headed to overtime, folks.

Halftime wrap

Steelers 7, Titans 7. Would you have it any other way? Not me.

Steelers focused on Super Bowl title No. 7

The Steelers return 20 of 22 starters, which makes them strong contenders to repeat as Super Bowl champions. They still have Dick LeBeau running the defense, and his players call him “The Wizard,” which reflects the schemes and creativity he brings. The offense still has Ben Roethlisberger under center and returns RB Rashard Mendenhall after a season-ending shoulder injury last year.

Bengals ready to fight back after being floored in 2008

After being knocked down, bloodied and bruised last season, the Bengals appear ready to get up off the canvas and fight back in 2009.

Steelers coach holding back veterans

One of the perks of being a Super Bowl winner is getting some extra time off during training camp.

Roethlisberger remains focused on football

Between morning and afternoon practices, Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger addressed his civil lawsuit by, well, not addressing it. Roethlisberger kept repeating that he is here for football. Focused on football.

Steelers’ Ward vents on new rule that bears his name

Steelers WR Hines Ward had some interesting thoughts on the new rule that bears his name. NFL owners established the “Hines Ward Rule” this offseason in order to prevent a blocker from using his helmet, forearm or shoulder to hit a defender from behind or from the side.

Ward’s hit on Rivers still raising questions

The Cincinnati Enquirer‘s Joe Reedy writes that a Week 7 play involving Pittsburgh WR Hines Ward and Bengals LB Keith Rivers is likely to come up this weekend as the NFL owners debate implementing a rule that would eliminate blind-side blocks to a defender’s head.

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