Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/29/12
Mike Wallace’s four-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers may have come to a close as the wide receiver was one of three players the team placed on injured reserve. Offensive tackle Mike Adams and cornerback Curtis Brown also were shut down a day before Sunday’s season finale at home against the Cleveland Browns. Wallace sat out practice this week with a hip injury after catching a season-low one pass for 13 yards in last week’s loss to the Cincinnati Bengals that saw the Steelers get eliminated from playoff contention. Wallace, who staged a lengthy holdout before the 2012 season, is scheduled to become a free agent this offseason and finished with a career-low 13.-yard average per catch. The Steelers’ fastest wide receiver, Wallace wasn’t as big of a threat with the offense dialing back the vertical passing game under new offensive coordinator Todd Haley. Adams is a rookie who started six of the 10 games he appeared in before suffering an injured left ankle on Nov. 25. Bro...
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