Mike Wallace RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vikings' Mike Wallace vows to be 'a better person'

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Mike Wallace spent two controversial years with the Miami Dolphins, becoming the center of attention for what he often said, and often didn't say. After signing a five-year, $60 million contract as a free agent in 2013, the wide receiver had a brief, turbulent Miami tenure that ended with him..." July 28

  • Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace says he’s the NFL’s fastest player

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Bring back the “NFL’s Fastest Man’’ competition. That might be the only way to settle this. There’s no longer an annual competition to determine the speediest player. If someone wants to start it up again, Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace would be ready to take on all comers. “Without a..." May 05

  • Former teammate Maurkice Pouncey on Mike Wallace: 'He's a coward'

    CBS Sports "Wide receiver Mike Wallace spent the first four years of his career with the Steelers where he played with center Maurkice Pouncey. After the 2012 season, Wallace signed a five-year, $60 million deal to play for the Dolphins, where Pouncey's twin brother, Mike, was the center. After a..." March 17

  • Report: Mike Wallace likely to be traded to Vikings

    Pro Football Talk "Mike Wallace, the Dolphins’ expensive and underachieving wide receiver, may be on the way out. Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald reports that Wallace has been on the phone with Vikings within the last hour and that a trade is likely. When Wallace signed a five-year, $60 million contract..." March 14

  • Wallace could be traded, Clay close to re-signing

    The Phinsider "The Miami Dolphins may be close to getting rid of one pass catcher while bringing back another. According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel's Omar Kelly, sources have said the Dolphins are "definitely trying to trade" wide receiver Mike Wallace. The same report adds that the club is "on the verge..." March 13

  • Ryan Tannehill: Talk with Mike Wallace was 'great'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill said he’s talked to wide receiver Mike Wallace since the season ended, and he seemed optimistic about their chat. “It was great,” Tannehill said Tuesday. That doesn’t mean that Wallace will be back next season, but Tannehill said he wants Wallace..." March 04

  • Mike Wallace not willing to restructure his contract with Dolphins

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Miami Dolphins are facing a touch decision regarding Mike Wallace future with the team, but one of the possible options to address his large salary presently doesn't feature re-structuring his existing deal. Sources tell the Sun-Sentinel Wallace has told the Dolphins he will not restructure..." February 26

  • Mike Wallace being shopped by Miami Dolphins

    NFL.com "The Miami Dolphins are not prepared to cut disgruntled wide receiver Mike Wallace just yet. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on NFL Total Access on Wednesday that the Dolphins are exploring the trade route based not just on Wallace's play, but also his fit in the locker room. Wallace..." February 26

  • Ravens owner cites Mike Wallace as cautionary tale for Torrey Smith contract

    CBS Sports "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome each spoke briefly on Tuesday about the team's free agency situation. One topic in particular that they waded into was the free agency of wide receiver Torrey Smith. Newsome said, "We have a history of retaining our..." February 24

  • Drew Rosenhaus: Dolphins should bring back Mike Wallace

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace — who is on the hot seat in Miami and may not be back in 2015 — met for dinner recently with Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey. But mega-agent Drew Rosenhaus — who does not represent Wallace but has a weekly TV spot on WSVN-7 — said tonight that Wallace needs..." February 09

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    Andrew Abramson @AbramsonPBP

    Hickey won't say whether Mike Wallace will be back or if end of season drama will play into decision. He says everything is being evaluated.

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Steve ross declines to say if Mike Wallace will remain on team. Says I don't think anyone really knows."

  • Mike Wallace on Dolphins' inconsistent offense: 'We can't keep doing this'

    ESPN "All Mike Wallace could do was grimace. When approached in the locker room after a 20-16 loss to the Detroit Lions, the Miami Dolphins' leading receiver knew he would be asked about the offense's baffling inconsistency. It has been a consistent trend that showed up again in Sunday's loss that..." November 10

  • Dolphins WR Mike Wallace on Jags win: Offense was s***

    Palm Beach Post "Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace didn’t talk to reporters after Sunday’s 27-13 win against Jacksonville but he was candid today. Although Miami won the game by 14 points, Wallace said “the defense scored the points.” “We ain’t do nothing,” Wallace said. “Our offense was shit. We’ve got to do..." October 28

  • Dolphins WR Wallace itching to debut new role

    Covers.com "The Miami Dolphins devoted a significant portion of Thursday's practice toward preparing for their second preseason game Saturday at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, whose strong secondary should face the preseason debut of wide receiver Mike Wallace. Much of the buzz throughout the offseason centered..." August 14

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    I'm told Mike Wallace (hamstring) is going to be out at least until next week. He will not participate in scrimmage at Sun Life Saturday.

  • Dolphins WR Mike Wallace wants to return kicks in 2014

    CBS Sports "Mike Wallace's first season with the Dolphins didn't go as expected. After signing a five-year, $60 million deal last offseason, the wide receiver with speed to burn had just 73 receptions for 930 yards with career lows in yards per catch (12.7) and touchdowns (5). And according to Football..." July 16

  • Mike Wallace poised for rebound in '14?

    ESPN "During his first season with the Miami Dolphins, Mike Wallace saw a career-high 142 targets -- 23 more than any of his four campaigns with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Yet, he mustered a career-low 12.7 yards per catch and totaled only 930 yards and 5 TDs on 73 receptions. As the Fins transition..." June 03

  • Dolphins WR Mike Wallace excited about new offensive system

    Miami Herald "Don’t get him wrong, Mike Wallace sees the benefits of the voluntary offseason program, which began Monday. It’s a great way to build camaraderie. But in truth, Wallace and Ryan Tannehill won’t really make their much-needed strides until much later in the summer, he believes. “Right now,..." April 23

  • Report: Dolphins still trying to trade Mike Wallace

    Pro Football Talk "Last month, when Jason La Canfora of CBS reported that the Dolphins were trying to trade Mike Wallace, the Dolphins denied it. But the report isn’t going away. La Canfora reported today that the Dolphins have renewed their attempts to trade Wallace during the league meetings, and that some..." March 26

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Some around the league wonder if a DeSean Jackson for Mike Wallace trade would make sense for all parties

  • Wallace thinks he should have had more TD's

    Pro Football Talk "Mike Wallace had five touchdown catches in his first year with the Dolphins. He thinks he should have had four or five times that many. Wallace told the Miami Herald that he thinks if the Dolphins would have had an offense that better used his talents as a deep threat, he could have led the..." January 26

  • Dolphins WR Mike Wallace could have rough reception in Pittsburgh

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace has his second Homecoming game of the season Sunday, and this one could get dicey. Wallace's first Homecoming was in September. He traveled with the Dolphins to his hometown of New Orleans, where he received a hero's welcome by family and lifelong..." December 08

  • Mike Wallace knows he’s a great player

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Mike Wallace’s first season with the Dolphins hasn’t been an overwhelming success. We’ve heard more about why Wallace isn’t putting up big numbers than anyone expected when the Dolphins signed him to a big deal as a free agent and Wallace hasn’t shied away from expressing his..." December 02

  • Wallace-Tannehill chemistry problems easy to read

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sometimes a person's body language provides a better understanding of their perspective, their struggles than the actual words coming out their mouth. Mike Wallace served up one of those body language dialogs earlier this week when asked to evaluate his first 10 games with the Miami..." November 23

  • Mike Wallace shocked Dolphins coach raved about his game

    CBS Sports "Ten games into the 2013 season and Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallacehas yet to live up to the five-year, $60 million contract he signed in March. He hasn't come close, really. Heading into Week 12, Wallace has 44 receptions for 534 yards and one touchdown. According to Football Outsiders, he's..." November 20

  • Mike Wallace calls it like it is

    Miami Herald "It's not what Mike Wallace says but how he says it. Basically, the man cannot lie and you see how transparent he is when he talks about the season he's had with the Dolphins and the so-far disappointing chemistry he's had with quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Wallace, who has 44 catches for 534..." November 19

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    ...Mike Wallace, he's listed as questionable with a hamstring but expects to play Sunday barring an unexpected setback.

  • Mike Wallace and Ryan Tannehill look to get ‘on the same page’

    Miami Herald "On a single play, Mike Wallace showed the boundless promise that made him so attractive to the Dolphins and how that promise still remains unfulfilled in Miami. Wallace so thoroughly torched cornerback Darrelle Revis deep down the right sideline Monday night that the former All-Pro had just..." November 14

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Mike Wallace (hamstring) has been added to Dolphins' lengthy injury report. Team doesn't need to say questionable/doubtful etc. until Fri.

  • More unfulfilled Dolphins promises, expectations

    Miami Herald "Reason No. 206 to be discouraged about the Dolphins: Even the areas they assure us will be strengths never quite seem to measure up to expectations, and we’re seeing that play out yet again. The Dolphins presumed they would be very good against the run and generate a bunch of explosive plays..." October 30

  • Plummeting numbers for Wallace, Fins deep balls

    Miami Herald "If there’s one thing we thought we could count on in the Dolphins offense it was the presence of a better deep passing game. So it’s surprising that Miami is actually on pace to complete far fewer deep balls this season (12) than last year (20) when the Dolphins offense was often punchless. And..." October 02

  • Mike Wallace: Tannehill ahead of where I thought

    Miami Herald "On Wednesday Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace said this about quarterback Ryan Tannehill: "I think he's a really good player. I think he's ahead of where I thought he would be. He's a smart player. Whatever it is the hype and stuff we've been getting the past week or two he's like 'I don't care..." September 28

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    Jeff Darlington @JeffDarlington

    Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) will play today two team sources tell me. "He's fine" one source says.

  • Dolphins' Tannehill upgraded to probable, Wallace questionable

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins defensive tackle Paul Soliai (knee) and cornerback Dimitri Patterson (groin) both key starters are listed as "out" for Sunday's game against Atlanta. That could be a boost for the Falcons who will be without five injured starters when they visit Sun Life Stadium. The good news for..." September 21

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    Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz

    Surprisingly Mike Wallace is listed as questionable with a groin as is Pouncey (ankle) and Misi and Chris Clemons.

  • Dolphins Need To Get Ball To Wallace

    Phin Phanatic "The title of this article is nothing new. The Miami Dolphins need for Mike Wallace to be involved in the game plan has been discussed at length since his arrival. Most media pundits will tell you the same thing but very few of the locals who are asking those “Wallace/Tannehill” relationship..." September 14

  • Tannehill not going to 'force' Wallace the football

    Miami Herald "Everything's cool between Ryan Tannehill and his alpha receiver Mike Wallace. Yes Wallace was upset after Sunday's victory that he caught only one pass was targeted only five times and didn't get so much as a glance from Tannehill in the first half. But that has passed now Tannehill said..." September 12

  • Dolphins’ Mike Wallace is ready to move on

    Miami Herald "Dolphins coach Joe Philbin was forced to deal with two unpleasant issues on Monday — Mike Wallace’s postgame unhappiness and Randy Starks’ obscene gesture — while addressing a more worrisome problem: the lack of a running game in Sunday’s victory against Cleveland. Wallace refused to speak..." September 10

  • Mike Wallace unhappy despite win

    ESPN "Mike Wallace the Miami Dolphins' $60 million wide receiver was unhappy after Sunday's season-opening victory over the Cleveland Browns. Wallace had one reception for 15 yards in his Miami debut a 23-10 victory. He was targeted five times by quarterback Ryan Tannehill. "I don't feel like..." September 09

  • Mike Wallace tells media to “ask coach” about his game

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace had a quiet game in the 23-10 win over the Browns. Wallace had one catch for 15 yards in the game while Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson combined for 16 catches 221 yards and a touchdown. Wallace was quiet after the game too but that silence wasn’t because..." September 08

  • Wallace on Tannehill: 'He takes some chances and believes in his arm'

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Dolphins wide receiver Mike Wallace seems to have a high opinion of quarterback Ryan Tannehill. On Wednesday after Wallace and Tannehill hooked up on several short and intermediate pass routes late in practice Wallace gave his opinion of Tannehill. “He’s a guy who takes some chances and..." August 15

  • Mike Wallace is confident Dolphins will be aggressive

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "To the common eye it might have looked like the Jacksonville Jaguars were daring the Dolphins offense to go deep. Play after play early on in Friday night's 27-3 preseason win over Jacksonville the Jaguars appeared to line up with a single-safety high look and had its cornerback close to the..." August 10

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    Armando Salguero @ArmandoSalguero

    Jared Odrick (groin) Randy Starks (knee) and Mike Wallace (groin) are starters unlikely to play in HOF game. #Dolphins

  • Mike Wallace took $16 million less to sign with Dolphins

    USA Today "First, wide receiver Mike Wallace ripped the top off a depressed free-agent market. Now, Wallace is ripping what he considers is a misperception in Pittsburgh — that Wallace, one of the game's most dangerous deep threats — only cared about the money when he landed a five-year, $60-million deal..." June 13

  • Mike Wallace prefers Dolphins' culture over Steelers'

    NFL.com "Based on real estate choices alone, it doesn't appear Mike Wallace believed he had a long-term future with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wallace never bought a home in his four seasons in Pittsburgh, preferring to work off a series of six-month leases at fully furnished apartments. Wallace now is..." May 27

  • Mike Wallace loves the Dolphins’ “college mentality”

    Pro Football Talk "New Dolphins receiver Mike Wallace says arriving in Miami has been like going back to school. Wallace said the Dolphins have a lot of young guys in the locker room who are enthusiastic and spirited, and that reminds him more of his college days at Ole Miss than his four seasons with the..." May 26

  • Ryan Tannehill: Mike Wallace is the fastest guy I’ve thrown to

    Pro Football Talk "Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been working with new Miami receiver Mike Wallace, and he likes what he sees. “Everything I heard about him coming in has proved to be true – he’s as advertised,” Tannehill told the Miami Herald. “He’s the fastest guy I’ve ever thrown to. It’s..." May 12

  • Mike Wallace’s journey to Miami Dolphins marked by talent and turmoil

    Miami Herald "Let’s begin when Mike Wallace was just a toddler. Before the riches and hardships and stardom and loss. Still learning to walk, the future football superstar knew how to climb. One day, which his parents Sonjia and Mike Jr. vividly remember, their youngest son slipped off a table and nearly..." March 29

  • Wallace to join Dolphins; Steelers restructure Woodley, sign Foote, Burress

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Mike Wallace is going deep again — deep into the pockets of the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins made the first and likely costliest splash of NFL free agency minutes after the signing period began Tuesday by agreeing to a reported $65 million, five-year contract that guarantees the former..." March 12