No Surprise Mike Wallace Will Get 1st Round Tender If Not Signed By March 5th
Adam Schefter of ESPN reported Thursday morning that the Pittsburgh Steelers will not use the franchise tag on restricted free agent Mike Wallace should they not get him signed to a new contract in the next few days. The news comes as no surprise as the Steelers do not have the cap room to accommodate a projected $ 9.4 plus million franchise tag amount.
The Steelers have been in talks with Wallace about trying to get a new deal done before the start of free agency and team president Art Rooney II said after the 2011 season ended that Wallace would be a priority to get resigned. It was announced Read more [...]
Source: Yardbarker: Pittsburgh Steelers