In what was a seemingly blatant foregone conclusion, Mike Wallace has signed with the Miami Dolphins. Several outlets, including USA TODAY Sports broke the story earlier. The 26-year old wide receiver had a tumultuous relationship with the Pittsburgh Steelers since being drafted in the third round in 2009. John Clayton reported that the deal was worth up to $65 million for five years.
And @claytonespn reports Dolphins give Mike Wallace a five-year deal worth up to $65 million.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2013
This was the worst kept secret of the offseason. Mike Wallace engaging in talks with the Dolphins came through the wire weeks ago and while other teams - including the Baltimore Ravens - were rumored to be interested, it was Miami that showed the highest desire to sign the former Pro Bowl receiver.
Credit to Miami for attempting to get some more passing weapons for their soon-to-be second year quarterback in Ryan Tannehill. With Davone Bess and Brian Hartline already in the mix, Mike Wallace will provide the ability to stretch the field being one of the most feared deep threats in the NFL.
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