10:17 PM EDT, Sun March 29, 2015

Hines Ward: I'd hate to see Troy Polamalu in another uniform

The Post Gazette reached out to ex-Steelers WR Hines Ward for his take on the current situation between the Steelers and S Troy Polamalu. Ward knows both Polamalu and the situation all too well. Ex-Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward played with a chip on his shoulder the size of Heinz Field. Even after 13 years in the league, he reminded people he was a third-round draft pick, and maybe even convinced himself that was evidence no one thought he would succeed. He offered to take a pay cut to stay in Pittsburgh after the 2012 season. The Steelers weren't interested in that, and he was...

Jerome Bettis compares Troy Polamalu's situation to the end of Hines Ward's time in Pittsburgh

Bettis went out a Super Bowl champion. That wasn't the case for Hines Ward, and with Troy Polamalu appearing to be ending his time as a Steeler, Bettis sees similarities in his former teammates. Jerome Bettis's career was declared over in a celebrating locker room in Ford Field, minutes after hoisting the franchise's fifth Lombardi Trophy. It wasn't the same for former Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward. His final game was a playoff loss at the Denver Broncos, followed by an offseason where he didn't appear to be in the team's plans. He would eventually announce his retirement, but only...
Steelers Gab Mar 4, 2015

Polamalu Won’t Be With Steelers in 2015; Team Hoping He Retires

The Steelers are heading down a road that they have seen before. Following the 2011 season the team knew that the end had come for future Hall of Fame WR Hines Ward. Ward had just […] The post Polamalu Won’t Be With Steelers in 2015; Team Hoping He Retires appeared first on Steelers Gab.

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