Going into Monday night, expectations were running high that versus live competition in the scrimmage at Sun Life Stadium, Tannehill to Wallace would become a household name.
However, with the interesting move, albeit a smart one, Wallace was shutdown to join his fellow starting receiver Brian Hartline, after Hartline appeared to grab his calf and was shutdown immediately.
During the scrimmage, it was evident that without Wallace, Tannehill had a difficult time getting first downs versus the Dolphins starting defense. Wallace was brought in as a deep threat, and aside from he and Brian Hartline, there isn’t a receiver on this team that can go deep.
Last season, it was evident that the receiver position was filled with “4s, 5s, and 6s” according to Jeff Ireland from Hard Knocks on HBO. This team with the acquisitions of Mike Wallace, Brandon Gibson, and tight end Justin Keller doesn’t necessarily mean the Dolphins are out of the proverbial woods with their level of tale...