Steelers WR Hines Ward announced his retirement from football.
Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 in Arizona is "hearing" that the Cardinals don't have any interest in Hines Ward.
Free agent Hines Ward's 8.3 yards per catch average was the lowest in the league for a wide receiver with at least 40 receptions last season.
ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed on SportsCenter that free agent Hines Ward "wants to play at least another season."
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, free agent Hines Ward's release from the Steelers had everything to do with the fact that the coaching staff feels "he can't play anymore."
According to Pro Football Focus, 16 of free agent Hines Ward's 46 catches in 2011 occurred behind the line of scrimmage.
Steelers released WR Hines Ward.
GM Kevin Colbert says the Steelers remain undecided on Hines Ward's future with the team, but that more "terminations' are expected in the coming weeks.
Hines Ward's DUI charge from last July has been dropped in favor of reckless driving and failure to maintain lane.
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says "no final decisions" have been made on Hines Ward's future with the team.
Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette suspects that the Steelers saw enough of Hines Ward in 2011 to know he "can not be a contributor in 2012."
"A source close" to Hines Ward tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Ward has not been informed by the Steelers that he will be released.
Hines Ward has reiterated he's willing to take a pay-cut to remain with the Steelers
The Steelers have yet to contract Hines Ward about his future with the team.