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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: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: January 23, 2011 12:13 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Hines won't be smiling today. Revis will take care of that. 



Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 23, 2011 12:13 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Nice try, but you're wrong once again. I guarentee that I live in a county much more affluent than yours.  I guess if you consider somebody in the military an outcast then yea I guess I am.  How many times will your beloved teams choke yet again?




Since: Jan 1, 2007
Posted on: January 23, 2011 12:08 am
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

If going after Ed Reed's knees is getting under your skin, then, well, that's dirty. He takes cheap shots all the time. One day he'll get his in return and no one will be crying.



Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:59 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Hines Ward isn't a dirty player, he is an annoying little sh-t that gets under your skin.  He is doing exactly what he needs to do to throw opponents off there game.  I'm sure if I was playing against him, I would love to wipe that little smirk of his face with a tire iron.  He is doing his job to make you feel this way.  If he was on your team you would love him, and the rest shall hate him!  On another note, he is probably the best blocker at his position in history, so you better pay attention if you get my drift!  You might be looking out your ear hole if your not carefull.



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:57 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

I don't see how that's possible for Pitt to present their "trophys". I think you mean "trophies" ? Correct ? You live in Northern Virginia I see. Have some friends nearby in Dale City. With that said......what are ya, an outcast ? Why are you sticking up for Western Pennsyltucky? Were you in your diapers when DC last won a championship 19 years ago ? You want to be a Steeler fan ? Mosey on over to Martinsburg or Hagerstown on the incestuous side of the Blue Ridge.



Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:43 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Do you need the Steelers and Penguins to bring their trophys around again so you can see them?



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:42 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Shut up Snooki.
I can only assume your Snooki Blowup Doll just popped. Now get off the computer and clean up the mess young man.



Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:37 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

Shut up Snooki.



Since: Dec 1, 2010
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:35 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

West Virginia is a hell of a lot better than West Jersey (Philly). 
If it's based on shallow gene pools I complete agree with you.



Since: Jan 22, 2011
Posted on: January 22, 2011 11:32 pm
 

Jets think Hines Ward is rather dirty

West Virginia is a hell of a lot better than West Jersey (Philly). 



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