Data Scout Notes: 11GP-35-704-20.1-6TD-Rec/31-770-24.8-1TD-KOR
Post-Draft Outlook: A closer look at the Steelers' picks: Round 3/84 -- Mike Wallace, WR/KR, 6-0, 195, Mississippi...Fills a need at both his position and the long-sought kick returner the Steelers have not had in a long time. Wallace has 4.3 speed and will compete for playing time at wide receiver, but really get his chance as a return man in 2009. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Mike Wallace News
09/15/14 - WR Mike Wallace's touchdown reception gives him 39 in his career. That's the most of any AFC wide receiver since 2009, Wallace's rookie season.
09/11/14 - WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was limited in Thursday's practice, just as he's been all week.
09/08/14 - WR Mike Wallace (seven receptions, 81 yards, one touchdown) had a good day against New England. Or did he? Wallace also had two dropped passes.
08/24/14 - WR Mike Wallace had a team-best six receptions for 67 yards against Dallas. He was overthrown on his only deep ball attempt from QB Ryan Tannehill.
08/14/14 - WR Mike Wallace has been catching more passes from the JUGS machine of late than quarterback Ryan Tannehill as he recovers from a hamstring injury.
Wallace said he is "totally comfortable" with the offense, while acknowledging the system is still being installed with less than a month before the regular-season opener. He does expect to make his preseason debut Saturday and begin adjusting to the speed of live game action and working on his timing with Tannehill.
"Not so much as the plays, just the rapid fire of the offense you need to go, so you can have your endurance up," Wallace said of the benefits to getting into a preseason game. "Just two days off in this offense will have you gassed. You have to keep going and keep building your endurance every single day. So I definitely need to go out there and get some plays in."