Longtime Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver and Baltimore Ravens rival, Hines Ward, was arrested this morning in Georgia. He was pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence. At this time, the Rooney family has made no comment on Ward’s arrest. His agent submitted the following apology to the the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
On July 9th Hines Ward was stopped by Dekalb Co. police for suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence,” the statement read. “He cooperated fully with the police and truthfully answered all of their questions. We are currently in the process of ascertaining all the facts. From our preliminary investigation we can tell you that we are confident that the facts will show that Hines was NOT impaired by alcohol while driving. However, Hines is deeply saddened by this incident and apologizes to his fans and the Steelers organization for this distraction.