I know. Obvious headline says obvious thing. We all know Hines Ward is a zombie.

Now he’s just going to play one on TV. That’s right, kids, soon you’ll be able to see the Steelers legend play himself on television, with Ward set to be a zombie extra on AMC’s The Walking Dead. His retirement thus far has mostly involved being on the money end of a camera, as he was an NBC analyst on Football Night in America, and he’s also regularly seen wearing a pink hairnet on the Food Network‘s Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off.

The next time he appears on your living room picture box, Ward will look like this

So Ward’s gone from nearly being killed on the silver screen, to actually being dead.