Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 7/25/12
Word came out of training camp this afternoon, per Ed Bouchette of the PIttsburgh Post Gazette that the Steelers are going to suspend any further contract talks with wide receiver Mike Wallace until he signs his one year tender and reports to camp. You knew this was coming sooner or later because the Steelers are not a team that will be bullied into a deal they aren’t comfortable no matter what your name is or how valuable you think you are. This is what we’ve been talking about here on SteelerAddicts in the blog, the forums, and on the podcasts ever since this whole thing with Wallace started. Just sign your contract, get yourself to the offseason workouts, show up to camp on time, and the Rooney’s will make good on their word to get you a new deal. Kevin Colbert has been quoted many times this offseason that they want to get Mike Wallace a long term deal and make sure he retires in Pittsburgh. The rumored amounts of the money he’s asking for are of course in the $120 million range...
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