Pittsburgh Steelers: Hines Ward Deserves a Co-Captain Not Named Big Ben

March 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It seems as if Hines Ward has been around forever.
And, for the most part, he has.
In fact, the Pittsbugh Steelers receiver is recognized as the longest-tenured wide receiver still playing with his original team in the NFL—and he isn't leaving anytime soon.
Ward was the Steelers' third-round choice in the 1998 draft, and everyone in Pittsburgh is well aware of his accomplishments. As the most decorated receiver in the history of the franchise, Ward has been adding to his franchise-record totals since 2005, when he broke John Stallworth's record of all-time receptions by catching his 538th football with the team.
That was nearly five years ago. Since then, countless records have been adjusted to show Hines Ward as their holder.
Ward has long displayed the blueprint for what the Steelers stand for as a football team.
Now, he stands alone as the true offensive leader of the most successful franchise in NFL history.
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