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The bewitching hour has come and gone as the Pittsburgh Steelers have boarded their plane and left for Denver with no news that wide receiver Mike Wallace has received a long-term deal.
While their is a very tiny, tiny, tiny chance that they just are keeping it hush, it wouldn't make sense for them to do so and in all likelihood Wallace will now have to play out his fourth season under his restrictive tender of $2.74 million. The team is not normally one to do contracts once the season starts, and in this case, once the team boards the plane to travel to their opener.
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The Pittsburgh Steelers have landed in Denver and Mike Prisuta of DVE Radio reports via Twitter that no contract extensions are anticipated pre-kickoff. Unless you have been hiding underneath a rock, you know that is regarding wide receiver Mike Wallace.
Prisuta reports in his tweet that one team official said, "We'll try again next year."
In just a few hours the Steelers will be heading to Denver for their Sunday night opener against the Broncos. That, by all indications, will mark the start of the Steelers regular season and will end all negotiations by the Steelers. Pittsburgh does not negotiate during the regular season so by Sund ContinueThe post Mike Wallace Negotiations Enter Eleventh Hour appeared first on SteelBlitz.
Mike Wallace and his Pittsburgh Steeler teammates are on their way to Denver for their opening Week game against the Broncos. The deadline for the Steelers and Wallace to get a deal done was before the regular season started, which meant before the team left for Denver. A deal didn’t get done ContinueThe post Mike Wallace Deal Fails to Get Done appeared first on SteelBlitz.
Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have left for Denver for their season opener, and no new contract for wide receiver Mike Wallace was reported to be on board, we can now take a firmer look at where the team sits from a salary cap standpoint headed into week 1 of the season.
PFT reports on Saturday that the Steelers have $1.6 million in cap space. That closely resembles my updated...
We mentioned on Saturday that the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace haven’t made any progress towards getting new contract done.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, since the Steelers have a policy of not negoiating new contracts during the season, Wallace will have to wait until the year is over before he’s going to get a new contract.
According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Pittsburgh Steelers and wide receiver Mike Wallace still haven’t made any progress towards getting a new contract done.
We’ll see if anything else gets done before games kickoff on Sunday. No progress b/n Mike Wallace and Steelers, so that one’s not happening
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 8, 2012
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