Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 10/19/14
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I fully admit that I’ve been critical of Mike Wallace since mid season last year. I didn’t care for the holdout or the apparent reasons behind it. I think he’s an absolute amazing talent with the capability to be one of the best to ever play the game. However, that’s what drives me bananas watching him play, the constant underachieving, seemingly lack luster effort on the field, and now this… Now it all starts to make sense, Mike Wallace doesn’t make the plays because he can’t stay focused on the football. The place where he’s paid millions of dollars to catch passes and help the offense in every way possible. So just because you’re not the focal point of the offense, you just go out and not put your full focus into every play, every time? Didn’t Hines Ward have this talk with Wallace shortly before the Steeler legend officially hung up his cleats? As I recall the most important thing that Hines said when speaking to Wallace was to just catch the ball; catch everything you can becau...
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