UPDATE: Steelers WR Mike Wallace signs his 1-year tender


UPDATE: Steelers WR Mike Wallace signs his 1-year tender

Wide receiver Mike Wallace @Wallace17_daKid is officially back into the fold of the Pittsburgh Steelers. He ended his long holdout Tuesday, reporting to Steelers training camp and signing his one-year, $2.7 million contract tender.
"My teammates need me," Wallace said when asked why he decided to report now after missing nearly all of training camp. "It's time to get ready for the season. I felt like it was time to go. I'm ready to roll. I'm here. That's all that matters to me."
Per NFL rules, Wallace will not be allowed to practice for three days. His first practice with his teammates won't come Monday. But Wallace said he'll be prepared for the Broncos by next Sunday night.
"The first couple days, I might be a little more tired than some of the guys, but not because I'm not in shape," Wallace said. "It's because it's different with pads on. I'll be ready when it's time to go Sunday night against Denver. I'm ready to play ball."

Fantasy Analysis:

I'm glad that now is the time for Wallace to get ready for football. I think we all would have liked it more if that time arrived three weeks ago, but hey, it's better than what's going on with MJD.
Again, Wallace is probably going to start of the season slowly, not only as he works himself back into football shape but also because he needs some time to learn Todd Haley's offense. If you're willing to deal with a couple of low totals at the start, you'll be able to deal with Wallace. He should be a top-15 WR.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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