Originally posted on Patriots Life  |  Last updated 2/7/13
For about a year now, Mike Wallace has been a big name on a lot of fans wish lists. But is Wallace actually a good fit for the Patriots? Pittsburgh's Mike Wallace has been a force at the receiver position since his debut in 2009. Pros: >> Wallace has tremendous down field speed. >> He creates separation from defenders on the deep ball better than most receivers do without having to get too physical. This is mostly due to his ability to accelerate very quickly >> Other than his contract issues, you really don't hear too much from the guy one way or the other. A productive receiver who keeps his mouth shut. A match made in heaven for Belichick? >> Wallace is only 26. He was drafted in 2009, and has averaged 8 TD's a year on about 1000 yards receiving. Moreover, he's only caught the ball 235 times, for an average of 17.2 yards per reception, or in simple English, the man is a freak. Cons: >> He's a pretty short deep ball guy. When fans rave about ...
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