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Mike Wallaces preseason is effectively over even before it started. If the holdout wide receiver reports to the Steelers and signs his $2.742 million tender Sunday or Monday, as his teammates believe he will, he still must sit out three days under the NFL labor agreement. That would keep him out of the final preseason game Aug. 30 against Carolina and prevent him from practicing until Labor Day weekend. According to quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, Wallace already has an understanding of Todd Haleys new offense, despite not being with the team since last season. I talked to him today. Hes excited. Were excited, Roethlisberger said Wednesday. Hes been working, and hes been working not just on his conditioning and strength but working through the offense. If hes been putting the work in hes telling me hes been doing, hell be fine. Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
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Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times reports via Twitter Tuesday morning that he has been told that Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is back in Pittsburgh today.
Wallace had last been spotted working out down in Orlando, Florida with trainer Tom Shaw down at the Wide World of Sports complex. Last week several teammates were very optimistic...
According to his Steelers teammates wide receiver Mike Wallace will return to the team this weekend. Wallace is expected to return to the Steelers and sign his one year tender.
Wallace has been the teams leading receiver the last two years and is a key part in the Steelers offense.
While Wallace he ContinueThe post Wallace to Return; Will he Sign Long-Term? appeared first on SteelBlitz.
The trade rumor pot in regard to Pittsburgh Steelers restricted free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace is once again being stirred after Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to Twitter today to tweet, "SERIOUS TRADE WINDS Swirling! We're talking given up high pick for SERIOUS Vet/Starter!.. these deals often crumble n don't reach completion." Irsay followed up...
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It looks like Mike Wallace's holdout will finally come to an end. The wide receiver reportedly will report to the Steelers.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has yet to report to camp. Wallace wants a new long-term deal (Credit: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
According to ProFootballTalk.com, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the Steelers expect Wallace will arrive back in Pittsburgh this weekend and sign his one-year, $2.742 million contract after they return from Buffalo...
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace gambled and he lost this round in his attempt to get a long-term deal done. The only thing Wallace did accomplish was having the opportunity to sit out two-a-days.NFL.com is reporting that the disgruntled wide receiver will report to Steelers camp and sign his restricted free agent tender this weekend, according to his teammates.Wallace...
The Mike Wallace saga took on a new twist, relatively speaking, on Tuesday when Ed Bouchette of the
Mike Wallace can easily be ready for the season opener
Pittsburgh Post Gazette wrote that sources told him that Wallace will report this weekend, likely after the team returns from the Bills game on Saturday. Kickoff is at 7pm for that one.
For the sake of argument, let’s assume...
Mike Wallace thinks he's ready to face the Denver Broncos.
The Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver says Monday there's no need to hold him back for Sunday's season opener in Denver despite a lengthy holdout that didn't end until last week.
''I felt pretty good out there, and coach gave me a lot to look at today,'' Wallace said. ''But he'...
Plugged in Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says the Steelers expect wide receiver Mike Wallace to report this weekend. If true, it would give him two weeks to get ready for the opener.Fantasy Spin:Wallace was a top fantasy receiver in 2011, hauling in 72 balls for 1,193 yards and eight touchdowns. The two weeks should be enough time to be ready as both he and quarterback...
This is great news for Wallace owners and folks who took a chance by drafting Mike Wallace in earlier drafts. Wallace is an elite talent and reporting this weekend should give him enough time, provided he maintained conditioning while holding out, to get in football shape and start week 1 as the Steelers N0. 1 receiver.
On a day where one high profile holdout got worse, with Maurice Jones-Drew expressing his anger with Jaguars ownership and saying he’d be open to a trade, the other remaining high profile holdout seemingly got better. According to separate reports by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Wallace is expected to join the Steelers this weekend, after their...
According to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers expect wide receiver Mike Wallace to show up this weekend.
“The Steelers expect that Mike Wallace will arrive back in Pittsburgh this weekend and sign his one-year contract after they return from their third preseason game in Buffalo, multiple sources told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,” reported Bouchette.
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According to series of tweets issued by Colts owner Jim Irsay, the team seems willing to do just about anything to make a big move in the trade market.
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace has informed teammates that his plan is to show up this weekend and sign his restricted free agent tender. The speedster sat out training camp, with hopes of reaching a long-term extension, two sources with knowledge of Wallace's plans confirmed the conversations. Word has spread in the locker room that Wallace will show up, though...
With all the Indianapolis Colts trade rumors swirling around tonight, Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com took the time out to squash a pair of rumors.
Sources have told La Canfora the Colts aren’t pursuing Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew or Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace.
“According to CBSSports.com’s Jason La Canfora, the Colts are in fact pursuing a trade...