Found July 28, 2012 on Fantasy Football SPIN:
Interesting times on the Mike Wallace front. First Antonio Brown gets a big money contract just days after Mike Wallace didn't show up for training camp. Earlier today there was speculation that Steelers were shopping their unhappy holdout wide receiver but those rumors, first reported by Gerry Dulak of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, denied by Steelers GM Kevin Colbert. That, however, means nothing. Finally, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review wrote that contrary to earlier reports that Wallace was seeking money comparable to what Larry Fitzgerald received ($15M per year) he and his agent are asking for a contract in the range of what Vincent Jackson received ($11M per year).

No Trade for Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace?

In the never ending saga of Pittsburgh Steelers WR Mike Wallace, comes the news that the franchise has no plans to trade Wallace. After the Steelers offered up a new five-year, $42 million dollar contract to fellow WR Antonio Brown, speculation began regarding Wallace’s future with the organization. Trade rumors surfaced, but that doesn’t appear to be in the Pittsburgh Steelers...

Mike Wallace not expected to report for at least another three weeks

Getty Images Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have given Antonio Brown a contract extension, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette doesn’t expect Mike Wallace to show up at all during the next three weeks. “The deal for Brown practically assured that Wallace will not show up for training camp over the three weeks the Steelers spend at Saint Vincent College near Latrobe...

Who Can Afford Mike Wallace And His Contract Demands?

Oh, how the not-so mighty have fallen.  It appears receiver Mike Wallace will not be inking a long-term deal with the Pittsburgh Steelers.  Details about his contract demands indicate he’s looking for around $10 million a year from teams. And isn’t content signing his $2.7 million one-year restricted free agent deal with the Steelers for 2012.    Steelers' general manager...

Pittsburgh Steelers: Mike Wallace Hurting Himself With Holdout

In a business where owners earn millions of dollars in profits on players putting their health in danger, it is very easy to side with the player whenever a contract dispute arises. Plus in the NFL, players’ careers are shorter and contracts are not guaranteed like in other professional sports. But in the Pittsburgh Steelers' latest contract disagreement with wide receiver...

Will Mike Wallace be traded by the Pittsburgh Steelers?

The contract dispute between the Pittsburgh Steelers and WR Mike Wallace appears to have taken a turn for the worse. At this point, one has to wonder if indeed the Steelers will entertain trade offers for the disgruntled wide receiver. The Steelers placed the franchise tag on Wallace, but the receiver desires a long-term contract which the team does not inclined to do at this time...

Report: Antonio Brown’s extension means Mike Wallace won’t get a new contract

Getty Images According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, now that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been rewarded with a contract extension, there’s no way Mike Wallace will get a new long-term contract anytime soon. The reason Wallace won’t get a  new deal now is because the Steelers just paid Brown, which means they don’t have the cap room...

Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receiver Gets A New Contract: It's Antonio Brown Not Mike Wallace

As humidity at the initial training camp practices reaches near-suffocating levels, things in Latrobe just became much stickier.   Wide receiver Mike Wallace has refused to sign his one-year tender as an unrestricted free agent. As training camp neared negotiations for a long-term deal began progressing, but when Wallace failed to report for training camp, the Steelers promptly...

Antonio Brown gets new 5 yr contract; what it means for Mike Wallace now

It’s training camp for the Steelers and that means, yep you guessed, contract extensions!  This is the time of year when the Steelers typically do the majority of their veteran contract work. Whether it’s a brand new deal or an extension for a player soon to enter free agency, from late July through the end of August you typically see several players get new deals. Such is the...

Kevin Colbert: The Steelers Will Not Trade Mike Wallace

Kevin Colbert told Ed Werder of ESPN over the weekend that the Steelers won't trade disgruntled WR Mike Wallace. The two sides appear to be very far apart and the Steelers are preparing to move on without him. Wallace is under contract for the 2012 season and, if the Steelers decide not to trade him, he faces the prospect of sitting out the rest of the season.  Pittsburgh has...

Saturday Training Camp Notes

- According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Mike Wallace has turned down a five-year, $50 million deal from the Steelers. I?m sure Dwayne Bowe wishes he had this problem. The Steelers historically have not negotiated with holdouts and this was more than the Steelers just extended Antonio Brown for. There was no word as to how much was guaranteed (remember this is football...

The Terrible Podcast – Training Camp Saturday Day 4 Special Edition Episode

This is the third of many special Pittsburgh Steelers training camp editions of the The Terrible Podcast and co-host David Todd, who was once again at practice today, checks in via the cell phone so we can talk about what he observed Saturday as the Steelers donned the pads for the first time. David and I talk briefly to start with about the Steelers giving Antonio Brown his extension...
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