Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/9/13
Mike Wallace the Miami Dolphins' $60 million wide receiver was unhappy after Sunday's season-opening victory over the Cleveland Browns. Wallace had one reception for 15 yards in his Miami debut a 23-10 victory. He was targeted five times by quarterback Ryan Tannehill. "I don't feel like talking" Wallace told reporters while on his way out of the locker room. When another reporter pressed Wallace by asking about the game plan the receiver said "I don't feel like talking about it. Ask Coach." According to multiple reports Wallace was visibly angry immediately after the game and was escorted off the field by Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland. Tannehill said Cleveland doubled Wallace for much of the game which allowed Brian Hartline (nine receptions 114 yards) and Brandon Gibson (seven receptions 77 yards) to have big games. "I think they did a lot of things to take [Wallace] away" Tannehill said. "They clouded him and put a guy over the top. It's frustrating for him and our offense as well. We want to give him the ball and he's going to play a big factor in this offense the rest of the year. Today just wasn't the day for him." The Dolphins signed Wallace to a five-year contract in the offseason. He was one of the top-rated players in free agency.
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