Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers James Harrison, Hines Ward Semifinalists for Hall of Fame Class of 2023

PITTSBURGH — Former Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison and wide receiver Hines Ward are among the 28 modern-era semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2023.

Harrison is a semifinalist in his first season of eligibility. Ward has now been a semifinalist for seven consecutive seasons.

The 28 semifinalists were selected from a group of 129 nominees announced in September. Former Steelers nose tackle Casey Hampton, linebackers Chad Brown and James Farrior and kicker Gary Anderson were nominated but did not advance to the semifinalist portion of the voting.

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