You knew sooner or later somebody was going to speak out in defense of Mike Wallace, and I don’t mean a teammate. We’ve all heard several Steelers players talking about how Mike is training hard, he wants to be here, and other statements in support of the situation with their teammate and the front office. We’ve also heard Jerome Bettis recently talk about how “Wallace doesn’t get the Steelers.
Now Tom Shaw, the same trainer that works with cornerback Ike Taylor has given us some additional information on the Wallace saga. Per an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review by Alan Robinson on Friday afternoon, he says the following in this excerpt:
“He’s fast as lightning right now,” said Tom Shaw, who works with players such as Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor at the Disney Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Fla. “He’s not going to put himself in a bad situation (conditioning-wise) so that he couldn’t play in the first game.”
Shaw also told the Pitt