After he was done winning championships in football, he still found ways to win championships in front of millions of viewers.
Today indeed is a sad day for Steelers fans. Steelers nation will always remember Hines Ward for three things:
Superbowl XL MVP
The best blocking wide out arguably in the history of the game
The best receiver ever to wear the black and yellow since the Stallworth-Swann era
We wish Ward the best in his future travels. Should he ever return to Heinz Field, which might be renamed Hines' Field for a day, he will be showered with love and applause for all that he's done for this great organization.
Ward has expressed a strong desire to continue his career, as he believes he has more left in the tank and, more importantly, is not done giving his best effort to the game of football, which he loves so dearly.
If a team is interested in bringing in a strong-willed veteran with championship experience, here are the five teams that will most likely make that consideration.