Source: Deal worth $22 million
The Pittsburgh Steelers wanted to make sure Hines Ward would complete what he had started -- one of the great receiving careers in Steelers history.
Ward agreed and signed a four-year contract extension that will allow him to stay a Steeler the rest of his career. A source said the deal was worth $22 million over the term of the contract. Ward was scheduled to be a free agent after the season. He is now signed through 2013.
The deal also frees up valuable cap room for the team. ...
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