Found June 15, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
If you had June 15th circled on your calendar as an important date for the Pittsburgh Steelers and restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, you should know that it is just another Friday in June. I have long said that the Steelers would not lower the tender of the fourth year receiver from $2.74 million down to $577,000, even though they had the ability to do so at their disposal. General Manager Kevin Colbert updated the situation with Wallace on 105.9 The X on Thursday and stated what most of us already knew would not happen on Friday. Colbert was asked if talks were still ongoing Read more [...]

Steelers Six From Around The Web – June 15th – No Reduced Wallace Tender Edition

Today is June 15th and it will pass just like any other Friday for the Steelers, who have no intentions of lowering the tender of restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace. The left ankle of Maurkice Pouncey is holding up real well following off-season surgery. The ankle has bothered Pouncey since the 2010 AFC Championship Game, but now the Florida product says it feels awesome...

Steelers won't reduce Wallace tender offer

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert isn't planning to reduce the team's offer to wide receiver Mike Wallace. Wallace, a restricted free agent who hasn't signed his contract tender offer of one-year, $2.742 million because he wants a long-term deal, isn't working out with the team or guaranteed he'll report to training camp. Even so, Wallace won't be...

Pittsburgh Steelers front office says WR Mike Wallace should be with team

Pittsburgh Steelers Mike Wallace might be “60 Minutes” on the field but his time is running out to sign his tender offer with the franchise. Wallace, seeking a long-term contract with the club was slapped with the franchise tag, a move which will pay the productive receiver $2.7 million this season. In Wallace’s eyes, that is not enough and he continues to refuse to sign his...

Report: Steelers won’t reduce Mike Wallace’s tender

Getty Images Today is the only day that the Pittsburgh Steelers can reduce wide receiver Mike Wallace’s restricted free agent tender from $2.72 million to $577,000. According to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Steelers have already decided to not slash a large chunk of Wallace’s salary for 2012, even though he still hasn’t signed his tender. “That’s...

Little talk between Steelers and Mike Wallace

Restricted free agent Mike Wallace is absent from the Steelers’ mandatory minicamp. The word “mandatory” is a little misleading because it’s only mandatory if a player is under contract, which Wallace, who has yet to sign his restricted free agent tender, is not currently, so the Steelers can’t fine him. However, they can reduce his tender value from 2.742 million to 577...

Steelers Need Wallace in 2012

The Steelers offense could use a weapon like Mike Wallace in 2012. They will have a lot of change on offense and could use a familiar face and reliable target for Ben Roethlisberger. As of now the Steelers have lost offensive leader Hines Ward, have a new offensive coordinator in Todd Haley, are lik Continue

Could Mike Wallace Be This Year’s DeSean Jackson?

Money makes the world go ’round, right? But sometimes money makes the football stop going ’round. There could be trouble afoot in the Steel City. Money, in the form of a restricted free agent tender offer, has pitted the cash-strapped Steelers franchise against its very productive young receiver, Mike Wallace, who clearly does not want to wait until next year to find the financial...

Steelers mini camp updates: June 13th, Rooney speaks about Mike Wallace

Day 2 of the Steelers 3 day mini camp offered up both a morning and afternoon practice. The final day tomorrow will just be a light workout or “hat practice” as some players call it. They will break after that and not meet again as a team until they report to Latrobe on July 25th for training camp. While there wasn’t a whole lot of news coming out of today’s workouts, there...

Report: Steelers, Mike Wallace still not making any progress

Getty Images According to ESPN’s John Clayton, there hasn’t been any progress between the  Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace with regards to getting a new contract done.  The Steelers at this point remain optimistic that they’ll get something done. I don’t think the Steelers or Wallace will get close to working out a new contract until we get closer to...

Art Rooney II on Mike Wallace: “He should be here.”

The Mike Wallace ordeal has been the talk and focus of the Pittsburgh Steelers off-season thus far. From Wallace asking for outrageous money from teams interested in him as a free agent, to his walk of shame back to the ‘Burgh after no teams would pony up that kind of dough, #17 has been the talk of the town. The date to watch is June 15th, as that is the deadline for Wallace to...

Art Rooney II on Mike Wallace: “He should be here”

Getty Images Pittsburgh Steelers president Art Rooney II had a message for wide receiver Mike Wallace who’s currently holding out for a new contract, after the Steelers tagged him as a restricted free agent. “He should be here,” Rooney said, per the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Rooney has a point since the Steelers are installing a brand new offense with the addition of offensive...

The Terrible Podcast – Wrapping Up Steelers 2012 Mini-camp With Scott Brown Episode

Season 2, Episode 117 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with David Todd unavailable today, I fly solo in the first part of the show and recap everything that was notable that happened this past week. I start off with passing on the news that will now include the All-22 view of every play in their 2012 Game Rewind Plus Package. It is hard to hide my excitement about this....
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