Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Steelers' Hines Ward Talks About Role in 'Dark Knight Rises'

Now that Steelers' wideout Hines Ward has officially called it a career and retirement from the NFL, the future Hall of Fame wide receiver talked about his role in the upcoming movie The Dark Knight Rises.

Obviously, Hines Ward didn't have a big role in Christian Bale's new Batman movie, but he talked about the role:

Hines Ward Talks 'The Dark Knight Rises' Role

Exclusive: LEAKED Hines Ward Farewell Tribute

After 14 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, wide receiver Hines Ward became a NFL legend and one of the greatest Steelers of all-time. Despite wanting to continue his Hall of Fame caliber career in the league, Ward was unable to re-sign with his beloved Steelers and refused to sign elsewhere to hurt his legacy.

As a result, the two-time Super Bowl champion, one-time Super Bowl MVP and four-time Pro Bowler decided to call it a career. Now that Ward has officially announced his retirement from the game, the Steelers have complied a touching tribute next season to arguably their greatest wideout in the team's history. The video was recently leaked:

Exclusive: LEAKED Hines Ward Farewell Tribute

Hines Ward Retires A Steeler

After a frustrating offseason in which veteran wide receiver Hines Ward was unable to re-sign with the Pittsburgh Steelers and didn't get much interest elsewhere, arguably the toughest wide receiver to ever play the game officially called it a career by retiring as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Hines Ward Retires A Steeler