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Hines Ward On The 'Steelers Rule' Limiting Violent Hits

In an interview from, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward talks about a few things, most related to his recent victory not on the playing field, but on the dance floor as the season 12 winner of the hit TV show, 'Dancing With The Stars.'However, since most football fans not associated with the Steelers are sick and tired of seeing his 'Cheshire grin' and hearing about his new title, we'll skip that part and you'll have to read the entire story to find out any more about that topic.

What does interest us is his take on the NFL's continuing attempt to curb the violence that is the core of what attracts people to the sport in the first place. Some people, including Ward, think the changes should be called the "Steelers Rule," since linebacker James Harrison seems to be the biggest financial contributor to the penalty fund that the league recently instituted.

The Baltimore Ravens should be noted in that category as well, since the two teams not only are the most physical in the game today, but have had many a play reviewed and flagged for excessive violence, frustrating players, coaches and fans alike. Check it out by clicking on the link above to read the interview, see Ward's comment on the rule, and yes, his bragging on his DWTS' championship.