One year after Hines Ward first made it an issue, the Steelers and agent Eugene Parker have opened negotiations for a contract extension that could become the most expensive in the team's history.
And, one year later, it's no longer an issue, at least not a public one, for the Steelers' four-time Pro Bowl receiver.
Peter Diana, Post-Gazette
Receiver Hines Ward is looking for a big contract extension.
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"There's nothing I can do," Ward said yesterday as he and the rest of the Steelers prepare for the start of a mandatory three-day minicamp tomorrow. "They're talking to my agent and stuff like that. It's out of my control. I still have to go out here and perform. I'm busting my tail and worrying about getting better. I'll let my agent and the Steelers talk about my contract."
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