Daily Archives: February 11, 2012
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported after the regular season that Mike Tomlin wanted to retain offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. The Steelers and Tomlin never denied these reports. Two weeks later, the Steelers forced Arians to “retire.” Arians quickly found work with the Colts. There is a strongly held belief in Pittsburgh that the Rooney family forced…
What was New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s strategy when the New York Giants tried to mount a late fourth-quarter rally in the Super Bowl? “Make them go to Manningham” — five words that will haunt Patriots fans and delight Giants fans for years to come.
Source: post-gazette.com – Steelers/NFL
According to Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network, the Pittsburgh Steelers don’t plan on bringing back wide receiver Hines Ward next season.
Right now it makes the most sense for the Steelers to let Ward walk, since he’d make $ 4 million in the final year of his contract, which is a lot of money for a player that isn’t a starter any longer.
Even if Ward took a pay cut he wouldn’t be worth keeping at this point, since the Steelers are working to get under the salary cap.
Source: Yardbarker: Pittsburgh Steelers