How the Santonio Holmes Trade Affects Hines Ward

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"For the times, they are a changin'." -Bob Dylan
When Bob Dylan originally wrote that piece in 1964, I am almost certain that he didn't have NFL trades on his mind.  However, given that the song has lasted the distance, it damn sure describes the Pittsburgh Steelers situation pretty well.
Throughout Hines Ward's 11-year career, he has seen his fair share of changes and additions to the Pittsburgh Steelers roster.  Whether it's watching a once young and talented Willie Parker excel toward a Super Bowl trophy and then fall to second string, or seeing veteran and highly respected "ground-and-pound" running back Jerome "The Bus" Bettis retire, Hines Ward has been in black and gold through it all.
Now, though given the Pittsburgh Steelers recent NFL shakeup, Hines Ward's terrible towel is raised high and above his head, as he watches his once Super Bowl savvy team fall to pieces in a matter of a day or two.
Okay, so the Steelers haven't exactly fallen to pieces...

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