Originally posted on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 12/29/12
Why would any of us be surprised by Mike Wallace not playing in the meaningless season finale at home against Cleveland? Wallace has been for the most part as listless as the entire offense this season. Oh sure, he had an occasional big catch as he did against the Giants this season but far too often he was seen whining for pass interference calls with more energy than he actually gave in going for balls thrown towards him. Wallace is indeed out this weekend with a ‘hip issue’ that will incredibly prevent him from playing. My guess is that this is the same mindset he and his agent had in the preseason where Wallace did not participate until after the final preseason game. He didn’t want to get hurt in the preseason because he didn’t want to potentially lose out on a chance at “Larry Fitzgerald” money. This is the same situation and I think the Steelers are just going to oblige him and let him go on his merry way. Can you imagine if Wallace played Sunday and blew a knee out? I get i...
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