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Old 09-22-2011, 01:39 AM   #80
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Default Re: Should Hines Ward still be in the starting rotation?

Originally Posted by tony hipchest View Post
remember in 95 we had a pretty damn good group of 5 receivers led by mills and thigpen, but it was that no-name newb who ran the wrong route and essentially cost a SB win with odonnels 2nd int?

hines ward would never run the wrong route, and we always play in superbowls (3 of the past 6- but dont say that around here... it is seen as a negative by some).
I remember all too well. Corey Holiday was his name. Rookie out of UNC, hard to blame him entirely, Gailey called the play b/c Earhardt was basically fired at halftime, and Neil chose the timing pattern to the guy who hadn't caught a pass since preseason. Such is life. How different things might have been had any one of those things not happened.

That was a superb group of WRs though. Thigpen, Johnson, Mills, and Hastings with young Kordell in the mix as well. Great season, great memories.
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