In the off-season, the Pittsburgh Steelers always find their way into the news.
Today it was Hines Ward who was involved in a mixup with police last night in Los Angeles.
TMZ reports the Steelers star receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant was a passenger in a Honda Civic around 2 AM when LAPD officers pulled over Ward and a woman in the car.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ that the cops had run the license plate and noticed the car had been reported stolen. TMZ then reports police drew their weapons and ordered both Hines and the female driver out of the car and placed them both in handcuffs.
The car was in the female drives name and the incident was a mixup as the woman reported the car stolen earlier after a valet incident. She forgot to notifi police that she got the car back.
According to the report, Hines was cooperative with the police.