81 Total Quotes

Hines Ward Quotes

I truly can't believe it. It's a dream come true. As a kid I remember watching Jerry Rice and Joe Montana in the Super Bowl.
Hines Ward
#Believe

I'm an emotional guy. I wanted the win for Jerome. I wanted him to go out this way.
Hines Ward
#Emotions

The great ones don't miss balls in the Super Bowl. And I want to be considered one of the great ones. To be named MVP is a great honor, but I still left some plays out on the field. I could have had an even better day.
Hines Ward
#Balls

We're not going to come out and hit our heads against a brick wall if something is not going to work. We really caught them off guard because they weren't expecting all the passes. We jumped out on them early and that's what you have to do on the road.
Hines Ward
#Brick

They won the division. We really wanted to do that, so congratulations to them. But we've got another shot at them and the loser goes home.
Hines Ward
#Congratulations

Things can get overwhelming and hit you by storm in the playoffs. But he's calm and collected.
Hines Ward
#Calm

[And if anyone still insists on believing the Steelers aren’t competitive when it comes to paying their players, Ward answered that as well.] I think they went out of their way, ... This (contract) was far more than what I expected.
Hines Ward
#Believing

We felt we were in control. But they played 60 minutes, and we didn't.
Hines Ward
#60 minutes

We felt we were in control. But they played 60 minutes and we didn't. So now we've got to regroup and let's try to win 13 straight.
Hines Ward
#60 minutes

Wow, this is amazing. You guys make us go out and play with passion in our hearts each and every Sunday.
Hines Ward
#Passion

I'm going to Disney World! And I'm taking the 'Bus'!!
Hines Ward
#Disney

We have to keep the nucleus together, and plug in some new faces, and we'll be fine. One thing about winning a Super Bowl is that everybody wants a player off that Super Bowl team. They're very hot commodities. Unfortunately for our team, you can't pay everybody.
Hines Ward
#Faces

It's a book waiting to be written. We're in that position to put him in the Super Bowl. A lot of guys just want to go out and play not only for themselves, but for a guy like Jerome Bettis.
Hines Ward
#Books And Reading

Everybody hurts when you lose. But he takes it hard.
Hines Ward
#Hard

I didn't want to make it a media circus. It's something that's part of football, it happens. It was a road I had to come across and I tried to handle as best and as professionally as I could.
Hines Ward
#Football

We knew it was going to go for a touchdown. The great ones don't drop balls in the Super Bowl, and I want to be considered one of the great ones.
Hines Ward
#Balls

Take it for what it's worth.
Hines Ward
#Worth

I wanted to be here to support the guys.
Hines Ward
#Support

I just hate to see that I'm getting put into that same category because I think our situations are totally different,
Hines Ward
#Hate

We're not going to hit the panic button. We had a great training camp and we looked good in practice. We were hitting on all four cylinders. We just haven't been able to transfer that into games.
Hines Ward
#Practice

The whole holdout was strictly business, and for me it was about getting the opportunity to retire as a Steeler, ... It was not about money or greed, it was about me wanting to retire as a Steeler and to have that chance to retire as a Steeler. That’s all I can really ask for.
Hines Ward
#Business

I do want my fair market value, ... The Marvin Harrison, Randy Moss, Terrell Owens numbers out there are ridiculous. I wouldn’t try to ask for that. Not to say that I’m any less of a player than those guys but I know how this organization is run, how the offense is, for me, it’s all about getting the opportunity to start his career in one place and end his career in one place; and what a better place to do it than in the Black and Gold. That’s all I want is a commitment from this organization that I can retire as a Steeler.
Hines Ward
#Value

We have to stay away from the negative plays. The third-and-longs, those are hard to overcome. We overcame a couple of them last year but last year we were a great team with second-and-short, third-and-short.
Hines Ward
#Hard

[Wide receiver Hines Ward will not argue the facts: The Steelers' first-team offense is struggling. The unit failed to score a touchdown in four preseason games and failed to convert on more than 80 percent of their third-down attempts. When told that coach Bill Cowher said the team is not where it needs to be, Ward said.] What team is at their peak right now? ... It's just a process. We have to grow and keep on working.
Hines Ward
#Facts

I was a little worried with the holdout, of people questioning my character and being put in the category of a T.O., ... But I went to pick up my wife and son at the airport yesterday and the lady at the Great Steak place said, 'I can't give you a million dollars, but I can give you a steak sandwich for free.' I got a kick out of that.
Hines Ward
#Character

I was a little worried with the holdout, of people questioning my character and being put in the category of a T.O., ... But I went to pick up my wife and son at the airport yesterday and the lady at the Great Steak place said, `I can't give you a million dollars, but I can give you a steak sandwich for free.' I got a kick out of that.
Hines Ward
#Character

This is what the whole thing was all about, to get the opportunity to retire as a Steeler,
Hines Ward
#Opportunity

As far as the city and him with cornrows and stuff, they love everybody,
Hines Ward
#Love

I don't really worry about that,
Hines Ward
#Worry

I'm hoping nobody picks him up because I really think he has an opportunity to really be special. I want to watch him grow and grow. In a couple years, you're going to be talking about him.
Hines Ward
#Opportunity