In the first game of the season, Ward has two receptions from Kent
Graham for 20 yard and a kickoff return for 23 yards. Steelers suffer their
first shutout loss at Three River Stadium since 1989.
@ Cleveland Browns
Ward makes his first start of the season for the injured Troy Edwards
and leads the team with five receptions for 75 yards, including a 31-yard
catch from Kent Graham. Ward nearly breaks
off a kickoff return for a TD, recording a 57-yard return.
Vs. Tennessee Titans
Ward leads the team with five receptions for 59 yards and also has
three kickoff returns for 69 yards, including a long of 31 yards. He also receives credit for one solo
special teams tackle on Lorenzo Neil.
@ Jacksonville Jaguars
In their first ever win in Jacksonville, Ward catches two passes from
Kordell Stewart for 23 yards, including a long of 15 yards and has one
special teams tackle
@ New York Jets
Ward has two receptions for 18 yards and a tackle on Kevin Williams.
Vs. Cincinnati Bengals
Ward makes a spectacular catch and run for a 77-yard TD on the second
play of the game, a play that was the longest pass play by the Steelers since
the 1994 season. He completes the game
with two receptions for 91 yards from Kent Graham.
Vs. Cleveland Browns
Ward has one reception for five yards and one tackle on Lenzie
Jackson for special teams.
@ Baltimore Ravens
Ward has another spectacular game for the Steelers, including an
outstanding 45-yard TD reception from Kordell Stewart on which he leaped over
a Ravens defender and wrestled away the ball as he stepped into the end zone. Finishes with two receptions for 55 yards.
@ Tennessee Titans
Ward has one pass for seven yards and makes a ferocious tackle on
Derrick Mason on a kick return when it appeared Mason might go the distance.
vs. Phil. Eagles
Ward has two receptions for 22 yards and one special teams assist.
L 23-26 in OT
Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
Ward scores his third TD on a 32-yard reception off Kordell Stewart. Completes
game with three receptions for 60 yards and two kickoffs returns for 47
yards, including a 26 yarder.
@ Cincinnati Bengals
Ward leads the team with four receptions for 70 yards, including a
34-yard TD. Has two carries for 38
yards, including a 23-yard reverse. Ward makes the recovery when Neil Rackers
kicks onside 12 yards. Throws a key block on Mark Bruener's TD catch.
Vs. Oakland Raiders
Ward leads the team for the second consecutive week with four
receptions for 36 yards. Also rushes
for 3 yards.
@ New York Giants
Ties Bobby Shaw with a team-high six receptions for 64 yards
including a long of 21.
Vs. Washington Redskins
In the last game ever to be played at Three Rivers Stadium, the
Steelers win it with Ward again tying Bobby Shaw with a team-high three
receptions totaling 31 yards. He also
rushes for 12 yards on a reverse and is credited with one special teams
@ San Diego Chargers
Ward has four receptions for 36 yards.
In his third year, Ward displays another solid season, leading the
team in receptions for the second straight year. He finishes with 48 receptions for 672
yards and four TD and rushed for 53 yards on four carries.