Hines Ward

Hines Ward To Serve As Honorary Captain Sunday

Little bit of fun news to round off the edges before tomorrow’s hold-onto-your-butt game. The Pittsburgh Steelers announced yesterday Hines Ward will serve as a captain for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ prior to kickoff against the New England Patriots. Ward was one of the catalysts and sources of motivation on every…


Antonio Brown Putting Lombardis Ahead Of Stats For Playoff Run

Antonio Brown may have a little bit of a diva quality to him but now, it’s all business. A time to put the stats aside and focus on bringing another Lombardi Trophy into Pittsburgh. He explained his mindset to reporters earlier today. “Anytime you’re apart of the Steelers organization, you…


Steve Smith 89 Percent Sure He’s Retiring For Real This Time

It’s a bit of old news at this point, but earlier in the week, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith confirmed that he is planning on retiring, quipping that he is 89 percent certain of it—a reference both to the fact that he had already planned to retire after last…


Faneca Makes Hall Of Fame Finalists, Ward Misses Cut

The 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame finalists were announced today and one former Steelers player made it as a finalist. Alan Faneca is among the group to be debated before this year’s class is announced the day before the Super Bowl. Hines Ward was not among the finalist group,…


Antonio Brown’s Game-Winning Touchdown Keeps Making History

It seemed like it was last week, when quarterback Ben Roethlisberger hit wide receiver Antonio Brown in the back of the end zone on a 13-yard dart for a score in the first half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ game against the Bengals eight days ago, that history was made. It…


Big Ben And AB Could Tie A 35-Year-Old Franchise Record Today

With his touchdown catch against the Cowboys on a fake spike play, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown and quarterback Ben Roethlisberger tied Roethlisberger’s own record that he set with tight end Heath Miller for the second-most touchdown receptions between a quarterback and a pass catcher in NFL history. It…


Antonio Brown Needs 13 More Receptions To Set Another NFL Record

While it’s probably unlikely that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown will catch 13 passes during Sunday’s game against the New York Giants, he has managed to accomplish that feat four times already during his career. With that disclaimer out of the way, Brown needs just 13 more catches between…




Antonio Brown Becomes Fastest Player To Reach 600 Receptions

Yesterday, Antonio Brown played in his 96th career game with the Pittsburgh Steelers. In that same game, he caught eight passes, among them the 600th of his career. In doing so, he became the fastest player in NFL history to reach that benchmark, passing Anquan Boldin, who recorded his 600th…


Faneca, Ward Named Hall Of Fame Semifinalists

Some much needed good news on this sorta blah day/week/month of Pittsburgh Steelers’ news. Alan Faneca and Hines Ward have moved on to be named semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017. Hines Ward and Alan Faneca have been named semifinalists for the @ProFootballHOF Class of…



Porter, Ward Among Hall Of Fame Nominees

We’re still many months away from the Pro Football Hall of Fame 2017 class being announced, but a pair of Pittsburgh Steelers have taken the first step to earning their gold jackets. Joey Porter and Hines Ward have been included on the initial list of Hall of Fame candidates, the…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 1: Steelers Versus Redskins

The Pittsburgh Steelers opened their 2016 season as one of the two featured games on Monday Night Football visiting FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins. The Steelers hadn’t been to Landover since 2008 when they struggled early, falling behind 6-0 after the first quarter, before turning things around…