Hines Ward retired this week after 14 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team's salary-cap woes meant that they could not afford his 2012 salary. Rather than play for another team and do the unthinkable for Steeler Nation—don another uniform —Ward retired as a Steeler.
NFL free agency started with Plan B. That lasted from 1989 to 1992, ending with a player lawsuit. Today's players are allowed to be unrestricted free agents once their contracts expire, and that means that players usually do not stay with one team for an entire career.
I will expand my selections to before 1989, as that allows me to post some cool throwback pictures.
Read on for the best 10 wide receivers to play for one team.