Found March 22, 2012 on
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A player’s value in the NFL is a very subjective matter. What one team would pay a player, another may not. Of course, players think they have an idea of their real value, but they truthfully don’t. All they can do is compare themselves to other players of their caliber to try to get an idea of their value.This approach works for some, but it fails for those players that mistakenly compare themselves to players they’re nowhere close to the caliber of.Case in point, Mike Wallace, for some odd reason, thinks he and Larry Fitzgerald are the same caliber of player. And if that’s not enough, he wants a contract that pays him more money than Larry Fitzgerald .A league source said that Wallace, 25, wants a contract that surpasses the eight-year, $120 million deal that Larry Fitzgerald signed last year with the Cardinals. Combine that with the first-round pick any team that signs Wallace to an offer sheet would lose if the Steelers didn’t match the offer, and you start to understand why we’...
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Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee, reports that the San Francisco 49ers looked into Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace since free agency began and were told that Wallace was looking for a contract that surpasses the eight-year, $120 million one that Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald signed last year.
That is a pretty huge demand for sure and...
The 49ers inquired, but they were informed that restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is reportedly looking for a contract in the range of Larry Fitzgerald's 8-year, $120 million deal.
After hearing of Mike Wallace being tendered at a first round level there was speculation that the Steelers could lose him. We have not heard much about any moves for Mike Wallace though this offseason. We may have just gotten the reason why. Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee is reporting that the 49ers had interest in Wallace until they found out the price.
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The Steelers could lose Mike Wallace who is a restricted free agent, but quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is begging him to stay.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace wants to be paid like a big-time receiver.
Just how much is Wallace seeking? Well, according to the Sacramento Bee, the speedster wants a deal that will eclipse the eight-year, $120 million pact of Arizona Cardinals stud Larry Fitzgerald.
The Steelers have tendered a contract to Wallace. The team has the right to match any offer Wallace...
Pittsburgh Steelers President Art Rooney II told Scott Brown from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Friday that he remains hopefully that the team will get restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace signed to a long-term deal at some point. Rooney II said he did not offer up a time frame as to when that might be done and was quoted as saying, "The sooner the better as far...
Mike Wallace reportedly wants Larry Fitzgerald kind of money from interested teams in restricted free agency. That's both good and bad news for the Steelers and their fans.
If you’re a Pittsburgh Steelers’ fan then you’ve likely been asked the following question; “So is Mike Wallace going anywhere?” We may now be able to provide some evidence as to why Wallace has stayed put to this point and it didn’t surprise me one bit.
Mike Wallace wants to get paid. He allegedly wants to be paid A LOT. If we are to believe the story as reported by the...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Mike Wallace wants big bucks.
The Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent is looking to become one of the highest paid wide receivers in the league. And he wants more money than Larry Fitzgerald got when he re-signed with the Arizona Cardinals.
Last August, Fitzgerald signed an eight-year, $120 million...
Hines Ward went out with a great press conference today. One nugget he left with was that he is urging Mike Wallace to remain with the Steelers. Ward knows from experience and is hoping Wallace stays in the black and gold.
“I told Mike you may get a chance to go other places but there’s not another place like Pittsburgh,”
Wallace is a restricted free agent who has had a...
The Steelers want to sign wide receiver Mike Wallace to a long-term contract, though team president Art Rooney II said today that he doesn't know when a deal might get done. "The sooner the better as far as we're concerned but there's two parties to it," Rooney told the Tribune-Review. "We'll have to see what we agree on so I don't want to put any...
Reports early this morning are saying that an unknown source has information pertaining to Mike Wallace; the news is that Wallace is looking for an eight year $120 million contract. The fact that the source is unknown makes it hard to believe, but the figures make it extremely unlikely. The worst pa Continue
The San Francisco 49ers inquired about Steelers free-agent wide receiver Mike Wallace but the price was too high according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee. A league source said that Wallace, 25, wants a contract that surpasses the eight-year, $120 million deal that Larry Fitzgerald signed last year with the Cardinals. Combine that with the first-round pick any team that signs...
Steelers owner Art Rooney II reiterated the teams goal of signing free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace to a long term contract today. One day after reports had indicated Wallace was looking to make “Larry Fitzgerald money” and was demanding in the area of eight years at $120 million. Th Continue
I am already getting a few questions as to who the Pittsburgh Steelers 2013 free agents will be after the 2012 season, so I thought I would give you a quick peek at the players that are currently under contract and tendered as of right now.
Of course the list of unrestricted players is likely to grow, because a few players the Steelers could likely sign back such as Byron Leftwich...