While Mike Wallace might be known as the $60 million dollar receiver on the Dolphins, his recent early season play has not been anything close to warrant his contract.
Today during media access with the Dolphins players, Mike Wallace was asked if he wanted to see the Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill throw more deep passes. His response? "Yeah…" as Dolphins PR staffers hurried him away before he had a chance to say anything else.
This idea of Wallace not getting the deep ball, is accurate. Since the first game versus the Browns, Wallace was targeted and had 2 receptions, all within 15 yards. His coming out game was in Indianapolis, but even if that was the case, he didn't catch any deep passes. The deepest pass in that game went to tight end Charles Clay, who with a stroke of genius caught a pass between two defenders and raced down to the 10 setting up the games first drive score.
Versus Atlanta, Wallace appeared to be more of a decoy and didn...