Sources: WR Wallace will not likely sign ‘until he has to’By
Immediately after Friday’s deadline arrived and went with no him getting an offer sheet from an additional team, Pittsburgh Steelers restricted cost-free-agent vast receiver Mike Wallace is well prepared to sit out offseason drills and at least the commence of training camp, according to league resources.
Wallace informed some within the Steelers organization that he does not strategy to sign his 1st-round tender “until he has to,” according to a source. This signifies that Wallace could wind up holding out for some or all of training camp.
Wallace is seeking a lengthy-expression offer and is disappointed with the $two.7 million 1st-round tender he obtained.
Wallace has until June 15 to sign it just before the Steelers can lower the tender to $577,500 — a reduction of $two.1 million.
Steelers team president Art Rooney II has said the team needs to sign Wallace to a multiyear contract.
Wallace caught 72 passes for 1,193 yards and eight passing touchdowns very last period, all team highs. In a few seasons, he has 171 catches for three,206 yards and 24 TDs.
Info from ESPN.com’s Jamison Hensley was utilised in this report.