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The most highly sought skill-position player in free agency has a new home.
Wide receiver Mike Wallace has agreed to contract terms with Miami, the NFL Network reported.
Although there is a weak class of free-agent wideouts in 2013, Wallace is considered a blue-chip player because of his speed, upside and age (26). Wallace has the most catches of 40-plus yards in the NFL since 2009 and a career 17.2-yard average.
Wallace's receiving numbers dipped slightly in 2012 following Pittsburgh's change to a shorter passing game under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Wallace did himself no favors by missing almost the entire preseason in a contract holdout and dropping an excessive number of passes.
The Dolphins were anxious to add a speedy wide receiver to help bolster one of the NFL's most anemic deep passing offenses in 2012. Miami also re-signed wideout Brian Hartline late last week.
The Steelers, which have salary-cap issues, opted not to use their franchise tag on Wallace. Pittsburgh also re-signed Antonio Brown to a contract extension during the 2012 preseason after negotiations with Wallace proved fruitless.
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The Miami Dolphins and wide receiver Mike Wallace have agreed to a five-year contract according to multiple reports.
The Dolphins, who were in need of an upgrade at receiver, were seen as the most likely landing spot for Wallace entering free agency.
He's the speedy, downfield threat the Dolphins have been seeking.
Wallace, 26, had 64 catches for 836 yards and eight touchdowns...
Mike Wallace would walk into Berea today and be the very best wide receiver Cleveland has had since 1999. There’s just no two ways about it. Josh Gordon has potential and with all due respect to Kevin Johnson who spent most of his career running routes for quarterbacks lying flat on their backs, Mike Wallace would be the best. That being the case and knowing how much money the...
The prospects of Pittsburgh Steelers unrestricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace signing with the Miami Dolphins has been an obvious one for some time and it now appears that it is a forgone conclusion.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated reports in his Monday Morning Quarterback piece that the Dolphins didn't have much, if any, competition for Wallace since the legal tampering...
The Miami Dolphins landed former Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace, one of the big veteran prizes available here in 2013. It's always bad to overpay for WRs. But in terms of statistical need, Wallace to Miami makes perfect sense.
The free agency frenzy is underway across the NFL. As always, there are a few names that get all the buzz.Among the most mentioned names this free agency season is Pittsburgh Steelers' wide receiver Mike Wallace.Wallace has become a favorite target of Ben Roethlisberger over the past four years.This is due, in large part, to Wallace's sheer speed, giving him the ability...
Breaking News - The Miami Dolphins have agreed in principle with free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace on a 5 year deal bringing the former Steeler down south to Florida.
NFL Impact - The Steelers were looking to the future when they decided to sign Antonio Brown to a long-term contract last season, so it was no shock that Mike Wallace never got his deal. And for arguably the #1...
NFL Free Agency is under way and teams are on a spending spree signing players to help them remain a playoff team or get to the playoffs in 2013. One team in particular, the Miami Dolphins, are on a major spending spree in order to upgrade. There is nothing wrong with signing free agents, especially this year, where there are talented players that teams can sign to help build their...
According to a report from NFL.com’s Jeff Darlington, former Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has agreed to a deal with the Miami Dolphins Mike Wallace is indeed on the verge of becoming a Miami Dolphin, I’m told. He’s taking a physical. The sides have reached an agreement. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) March 12, 2013 The deal appears to be contingent on a clean...
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