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According to ESPN’s John Clayton, there hasn’t been any progress between the  Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace with regards to getting a new contract done.  The Steelers at this point remain optimistic that they’ll get something done.

I don’t think the Steelers or Wallace will get close to working out a new contract until we get closer to the regular season.  That’s just the way the NFL works.

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