"Pretty close to a remission," Harper's doctor says.
Considered one of the most dependable wide receivers in the NFL, Hines Ward enjoyed a stunning career in the NFL, winning two Super Bowls, being named Super Bowl MVP in 2006, and during his tenure with the team, holding virtually every receiving record in the franchise's long history. Born Hines E. Ward, Jr. on March 8, 1976 in Seoul, South Korea to his Korean mother, Kim Young He, and African-American father, Hines Ward, Sr., he grew up in the areas of Atlanta and East Point, GA. Despite the upheaval of his parents' bitter divorce when he was a young boy, Ward excelled in football at the high school and collegiate levels. As a wide receiver for the University of Georgia Bulldogs, he surpassed several records in the school's history prior to graduating with a degree in consumer economics. Ward was a third-round draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1998 NFL draft, beginning an illustrious career with the venerable franchise. Considered one of the league's greatest wide receivers, he was a Pro Bowl selection numerous times, set several team records, and was named MVP in Super Bowl XL, only the second foreign-born player to ever receive the award at that time. LessConsidered one of the most dependable wide receivers in the NFL, Hines Ward enjoyed a stunning career in the NFL, winning … More