Found May 22, 2012 on SteelerAddicts:
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I cannot believe I’m going here again but I will. This is yet another Mike Wallace piece that I feel more and more inclined to get out to the masses so as to halt anyone jumping from one of the bridges in Pittsburgh. With Official Team Activities, or OTAs beginning today for the Steelers, the most commonly used words in the Yinzer language the last 24 hours has been ‘Mike Wallace.’ What?!!? Mike Wallace isn’t attending the OTAs? Cue this scene from ‘Airplane the Movie.’ Let’s all relax a bit here folks. Would I like him to be there learning the new Todd Haley offense? Hell yes I would, but it is just May so let’s not get hysterical. Mike Wallace and his agent Bus Cook are playing the system and if they think the Steelers front office and the Rooney Family in general have not been to this rodeo before they are sadly mistaken. The Steelers have offered Wallace, a restricted free agent, a $2.7 million tender which he must sign in order to participate in any team activities. While it wa...
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