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Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:40 am
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

In the debate about whether Steelers WR Hines Ward is a tough, gritty, blue-collar WR who makes hard, but clean blocks on defenders or a dirty, cowardly head hunter, I usually lean toward the former.

I’m pretty sure a wide variety of players – like Jets LB Bart Scott, Ravens S Ed Reed and Bengals LB Keith Rivers, all of whom have been hammered by Ward – would disagree with my assessment.

You can add Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine to the list.

“Our guys I think called him the toughest guy in the league when nobody’s looking,” Pettine said, via ESPN New York.

Considering Ward was voted by his peers in Sports Illustrated as the dirtiest player in the league, Pettine’s comment might have some merit. That doesn’t mean the “tough, gritty, blue collar” thing is wrong, though.

“That works for them,” Pettine said. “He’s kind of the spark that gets them going and we are well aware of it.”

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Comments

Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: January 23, 2011 10:46 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

J-E-T-S.......JETS WET BEDS!



Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: January 23, 2011 10:06 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

JAGMANIA..., I'll keep my name just as it is. LMAO!! If you think that some of the players in the NFL aren't soft, then you don't know football as well as you think you do. Ever see a WR get alligator arms going over the middle? Ever see a defender sidestep Brandon Jacobs big ass when he's coming full speed at him? I have...


I'm not making excuses. I just come from a time when MEN played football the way it was meant to be played. And for the record Hines usually smiles and keeps it moving because he's a football player, and knows, what goes around..., comes around!!  




Since: Sep 10, 2009
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:50 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

im not a fan of either team but, your not even watching football if you think ward can shake revis.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:42 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Bruce......don't you think it's time for you to pick a new team?  Come on.....how does CBS even allow Bengal fans to participate?  1st thing you are taught when you play football is to keep your head on a swivel!!!!  That means be alert because when the ball changes hands you become a defender and can then be blocked!!!  They are simple rules!  You just have to be smart enough to understand them......and for the record Ben has not been charged with any crime.....like 3/4 of your sorry roster!!!  Good team you got there, Bruce!



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:36 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Hey Cool Cat......I stopped reading when you weren't smart enough to spell Pittsburgh!



Since: May 13, 2009
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:33 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

if he's so dirty, where are all the penalties?  same old jets, spewing shit out of the mouths and losing the AFC Championship game.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:32 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Ricky P.....u must not watch football!!!!  Hines Ward never complains....just jumps up smiling....you would know that if you watched NFL games week in and week out!  Rodney Harrison was a headhunter/boardline criminal who had to latch on to a winner late in his career to ever amount to anything.  If he had stayed in SD we would never even know who he was!



Since: Dec 15, 2007
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:27 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

this is not news guys.  move on.  Coach was asked his opinion and now this is called "yappin".  What a stretch.  I guess I'm yappin now.



Since: Jan 23, 2011
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:15 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Y WOULD U TALK ABOUT SOMEONE WEIGH WHEN WERE TALKING FOOTBALL? THE JETS ARE A VERY ENTERTAINING TEAM....THEY TALK... I WISH MORE TEAMS IN THE NLF WOULD OPEN UP...BUT SOME COACHES ARE STILL IN THE 1970s...IF U TALK AND BACK IT UP...THEN ITS ALL GOOD...IF U LOSE...THEN ITS STILL INTERESTING IN THE MEDIA EYES..... LETS JUST TALK FOOTBALL...SMH



Since: Jan 23, 2011
Posted on: January 23, 2011 9:09 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

???  REVIS GAVE UP 2 TDS ALLYEAR????   I DONT KNOW WHAT YOUR TALKING ABOUT?  ITS ONE THING TO BE BAIS....BUT DONT SOUND DUMB....... REVIS IS WAAAYYYYY BETTER THEN HINES WARD....IS HINES WARD BETTER THEN A. JOHNSON, R.WYANE, C.JOHNSON????? I DONT THINK SO.....


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