5 Steelers Legends we wish we could bring back in their prime in 2023

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Honorable Mention

Hines Ward, Wide Receiver

Perhaps Ward is questionable whether he would propel the Steelers to a Superbowl Championship. However, you can not deny his addition would give Kenny Pickett a valuable weapon. Let’s not discount Ward’s ability as a receiver; he would be the perfect fit for the offensive assembled today in what Mike Tomlin is trying to accomplish. You can not deny that Tomlin’s draft was designed to bring in guys who can block and open the running game or protect the quarterback.

Thus, what could Hines Ward do? He could block exceptionally well. He was not only excellent but dang nearly deadly. Just Google the Hines ward rule. So if the Steelers are going to run the ball behind Broderick Jones, Darnell Washington will be out in front, so it would make sense to line up Ward on that side. Ward, in essence, functions as a 7th offensive lineman in that situation.

Perhaps this might be a bit optimistic, but Najee rushing for 2000 yards might be possible; However, the same applies if you're throwing a screen to Najee; all three are blocking anyway. Then when the Steelers go to the air, Hines Ward, alongside George Pickens, Allen Robinson, and Diontae Johnson. That’s some serious offensive firepower for Pickett. You would love this offensive.