Hines Ward’s Career Is Quickly Approaching the End

December 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward is one of the most beloved athletes of all time in the city of Pittsburgh.
He plays the game unlike most receivers in the NFL by blocking hard on every play and dishing out hits that would be envied by most of the defenders he faces.
His style of play fits in perfectly for the team he plays for and the city it represents.
However, Ward is 34 years old and is starting to look a little slower. Ward had two catches for 34 yards against the New York Jets. Two games before that he had just one catch for 13 yards against the Baltimore Ravens. On the season Ward has 51 catches for 672 yards, which translates to four catches and 56 yards a game on the season. 
Now I understand that Mike Wallace is the No. 1 receiver on the team, but Ward's production is not what it should be. Last year Ward had 81 receptions and 1,167 receiving yards. That's a decent drop-off. Ward is also having a lot of trouble getting open, especially in ...

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