Just ask Keith Rivers.
Just ask the entire Baltimore Ratbirds secondary. Those guys have been whining about Ward for years. “Oh, he blocks too hard! Oh, that’s not fair! Mooooooommy!”
Head over to YouTube and check it out for yourself. Hines Ward is a bad, bad man. But in a good way if you’re a Steelers fan.
NFL announcers have been saying it for years: Ward is the best blocking wide receiver in the game. Remove the “blocking” qualifier and he’s still one of the best receivers in the game. And to think I was worried about the extension he got a few years ago.