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2009-08-29 22:27:05

Ben Roethlisberger completed 15-of-19 passes for 168 yards Saturday to lead the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 17-0 pre-season win over Buffalo. Rashard Mendenhall added 48 yards and a touchdown on 16 rushes, Hines Ward had 74 yards on five receptions and James Farrior had a 22-yard interception returned for a TD for Pittsburgh. Ryan Fitzpatrick was 8-of-11 for 65 yards, and Trent Edwards completed 6-of-13 for 31 yards and an interception for the Bills.

2009-04-26 21:35:10

The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed veteran wide receiver Hines Ward to a contract through the 2013 season, the team announced Sunday. No financial figure was released by the reigning Super Bowl champions in Sunday's announcement, but the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported that Ward wanted to be a Steeler his entire career, and the contract created room under the NFL salary cap. Ward, 33, will enter his 12th NFL season in 2009 and is the franchise leader in career receptions (800), receiving...

2009-02-02 14:59:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- "Steeler Nation" shifted the victory celebration east from Tampa to Walt Disney World Resort Monday as thousands of black-and-gold-clad, Terrible Towel-twirling fans of the Super Bowl champion Pittsburgh Steelers lined Main Street, U.S.A. They came to Magic Kingdom to be part of something that has become an iconic moment of post-Super Bowl celebration -- to cheer one of their newest conquering heroes, Super Bowl MVP wide receiver Santonio...

2009-02-01 22:51:47

Pittsburgh wide receiver Santonio Holmes was the MVP in Super Bowl XLIII after his jaw-dropping touchdown catch helped the Steelers beat Arizona 27-23. Holmes grabbed a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on tip toes with just 35 seconds remaining, capping a nine-reception, 131-yard performance. My feet never left the ground, he told reporters. All I did was extend my arms and use my toes as an extra extension to catch up to the ball. Santonio Holmes really made a name for himself,...

2009-01-30 17:06:09

Pittsburgh Coach Mike Tomlin reiterated Friday that his team is prepared for Super Bowl XLIII against Arizona after a 1 hour, 50 minute practice. The NFL's pool report said all 53 Steelers players, including wide receiver Hines Ward (right knee strain), practiced without restriction in unseasonably chilly conditions. I feel great about our preparation, Tomlin said. Of course, you evaluate your preparation by your performance in the game, but I think the guys understand everything they have to...

2009-01-28 19:01:48

Wide receiver Hines Ward was the only one player limited because of injury when the Pittsburgh Steelers went through a pre-Super Bowl practice Wednesday. Ward suffered a strained a knee ligament in the first quarter of the Steelers' 23-14 AFC Championship Game victory over Baltimore Jan 18. He said this week he is fit to play against the Arizona Cardinals Sunday in the Super Bowl. I'm not worried about him, Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin told reporters after Wednesday's session. Having a whole...

2009-01-27 15:54:22

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, rehabilitating a sprained knee, said Tuesday he will probably suit up Sunday for Super Bowl XLIII. Ward, 32, had his knee bent backwards after making a catch in the AFC Championship game against Baltimore. On Media Day in Tampa, Fla., Ward told reporters, Having a whole week off last week, I've tried to put two weeks of rehab into one week. I feel good. In the Steelers' fifth Super Bowl win against Seattle three years ago, Ward caught five passes...

2008-12-29 12:21:53

Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin says quarterback Ben Roethlisberger should be healthy enough for the team's first playoff game in two weeks. Tomlin said initial tests on Roethlisberger showed he suffered a concussion Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, but the injury should heal in time for the playoffs, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Monday. He is not permanently injured or scarred at this point, said Tomlin, whose team finished the 2008 season with a 12-4 record. He just has...

2008-12-28 16:14:34

Pittsburgh's defense held Cleveland to 126 total yards Sunday and the Steelers buried the Browns 31-0. Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger left the game late in the first half after suffering a concussion. Roethlisberger was taken to a hospital for observation. Willie Parker ran for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Steelers (12-4), the AFC North champion. Byron Leftwich replaced Roethlisberger and ran for a touchdown. The Steelers' Hines Ward caught six passes for 70 yards, surpassing...

2006-04-11 06:00:00

SEOUL (Reuters) - Korean-American football star Hines Ward wound up a trip to South Korea that saw him play catch with the president and shed tears in public by saying on Tuesday he wants to help mixed-race children in the country. Pittburgh Steelers' receiver Ward, 30, born to an African-American father and a South Korean mother, became an instant celebrity in South Korea after he won the most valuable player award at this season's Super Bowl. Ward arrived in South Korea last week with his...

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