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NFL VP Of Officiating Says Holding Calls Are Sometimes Let Go

Referees confer during the game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium on September 27, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. The Ravens defeated the Brown...</p>
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Ahmad Bradshaw holding off on visits for the moment

Running back Ahmad Bradshaw has generated some interest around the league since his release from the Giants, but he said Wednesday that he’s not yet ready to go meet with any of those teams. The reason for his hesisitation is his surgically repaired foot. Bradshaw is no longer wearing a protective boot on his right…ProFootballTalk » Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Holding Out Hope Harrison Can Go vs Jets

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin is holding out hope linebacker James Harrison, whose injury absence was felt by a defense that got little pressure on Peyton Manning, can play Sunday against the Jets. Harrison worked out Monday and will be evaluated after running Wednesday. “We will work him up to activity and see how his knee [...]...

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Steelers holding concussion awareness press conference Wednesday

The best sign that the NFL is taking the concussion issue seriously is that the Steelers are taking it seriously. The Steelers have announced that coach Mike Tomlin and Dr. Micky Collins, the clinical and executive director of the UPMC Sports Medicine Concussion Program, will conduct a press conference at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday to introduce…

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Steelers: DeCastro may be Holding up Wallace Negotiations

As the Pittsburgh Steelers move ever closer to training camp they still have two player yet to sign contracts, first round pick David DeCastro and Pro Bowl wide receiver Mike Wallace. The first round picks in the NFL usually fall like dominoes as the later picks sign their deals the earlier picks si ContinueThe post Steelers: DeCastro may be Holdin...

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Someone said Wallace is holding out

So the always reliable unnamed source dropped some insider info that Mike Wallace ahs decided not t o sign his tender “until he has to.” Now, Wallace hasn’t said anything about anything but apparently someone thinks they know the situation. We hate unnamed/anonymous sources – we get that Deep Throat made them cool and nothing would get written if they didn’t exist but come on, man up.
If Wallace is planning on holding out, is he planning on waiting to sign before the June 15 deadline when the Steelers can drop his tender from $ 2.74 mil down to $ 577,500? Will he wait until the Steelers head to Latrobe in July? Will he wait until just before the regular season starts in September? Will he sit out the first 10 weeks like Vincent Jackson did a few years ago?
There’s no chance Wallace sits out the entire year though, otherwise he loses his unrestricted free agent status and he’s right back where he started with all of this RFA business. And if no team bit on his $ 120 million self-appraised price tag this offseason, why would any of them jump at it a year later – when he hasn’t played for an entire season?
Kevin Colbert is supposed to talk about it today so that should shed some more light on this, but this situation is starting to get very similar to Jagr Watch and ConcussionGate so we could end up just ignoring the rumors until an actual person comes out and says something or something actually does happen instead of just continuing to react to the breaking news that there is no news.
If this is a game Wallace wants to play, the Steelers need to just walk away now. Wallace is good but he’s a one-trick pony that burns corners with ease but is pretty average when it comes to everything else that’s expected of a No. 1 wide receiver. We want Wallace back but not if it means the Steelers are going to waste their time and money on him and we end up hating him in the end.

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