Is a Ward-Roethlisberger Divide Causing Steelers’ Downfall?

Posted: 10th December 2009 by Marky Billson in NFL
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Hines Ward thinks Ben Roethlisberger should play hurt. á Roethlisberger isnÆt making as demonstrative comments, but is making slight digs at Ward. Earlier this week, when asked if he thought Ward might play tonight at Cleveland with a hamstring injury, he told reporters ôHines will do whatever is best for Hines." á Disagreements between the two arenÆt anything new. Following the 2007 season Roethlisberger commented he hoped the Steelers would acquire a tall receiver. á Ward, listed at 6-0 but commonly believed to be an inch or two shorter (I have been measured at anywhere from 6-0 to 5-10 ¢ tall and when I have stood next to Ward as a credentialed reporter in the Steelers locker room always felt slightly taller), felt slighted by this comment and said so publicly. á ôWe won a Supe ...

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