Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/20/14

PITTSBURGH - NOVEMBER 14: Mike Wallace of the Pittsburgh Steelers celebrates scoring a touchdown against the New England Patriots on November 14, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
The Pittsburgh Steelers opened mini-camp today in preparation for the 2012 season. Of course, the big news of the day was expected as Pro Bowl wide receiver Mike Wallace did not report. The restricted free agent has still not signed his RFA tender and looks to continue his holdout by missing these five mandatory sessions. Besides the Wallace story, the focus turned to the Steelers first two selections in the 2012 NFL Draft, David DeCastro and Mike Adams, who are making their first appearance in Pittsburgh since the rookie mini-camp due to NFL rules regarding college scheduling.While these two rookies are extremely important to the offense and their progress will go a long way in solidifying the offensive line, another rookie in this same situation is being overlooked. In fact, rookie fourth round pick Alameda Ta’amu, the nose tackle out of the University of Washington, may be called on sooner than either of the offensive linemen. Some fans may not see it that way considering the...
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