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Harrison, Ward race during Wednesday’s PFT on NBCSN

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If you watched Wednesday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, you witnessed an unexpected competition, from the site of Thursday night’s regular-season opener.

Retired Patriots safety Rodney Harrison challenged retired Steelers receiver Hines Ward to a race.  It wasn’t part of the plan for the day, but it ended up being the highlight of the show.

The video appears below, with Harrison getting a fairly easy win. Hines accused Rodney of cheating.  Rodney accused Hines of whining about losing.

The difference may have been that Hines was wearing a suit, and Rodney wasn’t.

The good news for Rodney is that he ran a 4.5. The bad news is that the distance was a lot less than 40 yards.

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20 Responses to “Harrison, Ward race during Wednesday’s PFT on NBCSN”
  1. marima07 says: Sep 3, 2014 8:00 PM

    OR… Harrison is still a better, stronger, faster athlete than Ward.

  2. rebosprj says: Sep 3, 2014 8:08 PM

    Pats haters will say its because he cheated

  3. patriotsarespygaters says: Sep 3, 2014 8:09 PM

    What do u expect Harrison was a patriot patriot way

  4. rajbais says: Sep 3, 2014 8:09 PM

    My bet is on Rodney Harrison because ward’s ironman has been over for a year.

  5. ironyisadeadscene says: Sep 3, 2014 8:23 PM

    I thought maybe Harrison jammed Ward at the line

  6. titusyoungslegalcounsel says: Sep 3, 2014 8:33 PM

    Legion of AARP

  7. fumblenuts says: Sep 3, 2014 8:35 PM

    Whines Hard

  8. notwhoyouthinkitis says: Sep 3, 2014 8:56 PM

    When Harrison can run in the same type of outfit as Ward oe complete an Ironman that Ward did (and well), then he can talk. Ward is a much, much greater athlete than Harrison. Not even close.

  9. fanasaurus says: Sep 3, 2014 9:39 PM

    A decade later and nothing has changed. The Patriots are still beating the Steelers and with the resulting whining from the looser.

  10. afce22 says: Sep 3, 2014 9:42 PM

    Harrison juiced for the race, of course it was for medical reasons

  11. johntonioholmes says: Sep 3, 2014 10:03 PM

    That was like a difference of 1 yard.

    They were both slow when they were active players. They were good because they were physical and smart.

  12. uncleraytoldu says: Sep 3, 2014 10:03 PM

    True champions

  13. uwsptke says: Sep 3, 2014 10:26 PM

    And then when Harrison wasn’t paying attention, Ward leveled him with a blindside block and broke his jawbone.

  14. raiderapologist says: Sep 3, 2014 10:42 PM

    Stealing from Rich Eisen is a sucker move.

  15. doe22us says: Sep 3, 2014 11:04 PM

    Tough running in a suit :)

  16. rpkllc says: Sep 3, 2014 11:16 PM

    If they have a rematch, Mr. Bevilacqua ought to be the judge.

  17. clashpoint says: Sep 4, 2014 2:30 AM

    Then Hines turned and blasted him with a snot-inducing, decleater hit square to his grill. Go Google “Hines Ward hits Ed Reed” to watch Hines do the same to Reed in a game. If the NFL gave wide recievers credit for their blocking skills, ward would be a first ballot Hall of Famer. The best blocking WR in the history of the game, so good defensive backs are still sniveling about him.

  18. drewzducks says: Sep 4, 2014 2:31 AM

    Hines moves a lot faster when he’s behind the wheel, with a few in him.

  19. heisthejuan says: Sep 4, 2014 6:53 AM

    Steelers always whine when they lose to the Pats.

  20. steelcurtainn says: Sep 4, 2014 2:58 PM

    Hines Ward would eat Rodney Harrison up and spit him out if he ran without that suit on.

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