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In the Community – Light The Night Walk 2011

Aaron Smith took part in the Light The Night Walk, an annual event for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Smith ,with some of his Steelers teammates, were part of Team Elijah in support of his son who was diagnosed with Leukemia.

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Manning has no plans to walk away from game

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For all the things that are still up in the air, Peyton Manning is certain about this much: He isn't ready to retire yet. "I have no plans on doing that," he said. An iron man for 13 seasons, he's struggling to recover from three neck surgeries over the course of 19 months. "My plan hasn't changed. I'm on track with what the doctors have told me to do, and I'm doing that. I'm rehabbing hard."

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Will Ward Walk Away with the Season Done and His Future in Doubt?

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One of the big questions about the offseason is the future of WR Hines Ward, and if he will come back in 2012. Mike Freeman of CBS reports that he was texted from a Steelers player who thinks that Sunday’s loss to the Broncos was indeed Ward’s last game.

Did Hines Ward play his last game? It appears he might have. A Steelers player texted to me the expectations around the team was that Ward would soon announce his retirement. That doesn’t mean it’s set he will. That means some Steelers players believe it which means it’s likely to happen.

Ward is a different sort of dude. He could decide to hang on for one more year. But for the moment that doesn’t seem to be the case.

Ward is clearly done physically. He just doesn’t have the burst he once did. He was held without a catch against the Broncos and has become an afterthought in the Pittsburgh offense.

Yet, to me, he’s a sure Hall of Famer. He became only the eighth wide receiver to reach 1,000 catches, had a lengthy and productive career, and won championships. He was one of the toughest receivers I’ve ever seen. And it appears we’ve seen the last of Ward in the NFL.

If Ward does decide to come back, will the Steelers want him back? They have clearly phased him out of the offense, and the teams future is set at the WR spot without Ward. That may come into play in him making his decision.

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