Rooney and the Steelers still plan to sign Wallace long term
Even after the report that Mike Wallace was looking for a mega deal the Steelers still have real interest in keeping him long term. This is no surprise as Mr. Rooney has called signing Wallace a priority since the offseason started. Rooney wants Wallace to stay and that is his number one goal for the offseason. He made it clear today that he would like to get it done quickly so it is over with.
“The sooner the better as far as we’re concerned but there’s two parties to it,” Rooney told the Tribune-Review. “We’ll have to see what we agree on so I don’t want to put any particular time frame on it or restrictions on it because these things take time and I wouldn’t want to box myself in on it.”
The Steelers are still relatively close to the cap right now. Signing Wallace may be a priority but it is also going to force the Steelers to rework some other contracts as well unless Wallace takes a low number this season. The team stil...
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