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Mike Wallace is asking for an amount of money that the Steelers won't be able to pay and, according to several sources, all signs point to the talented wide receiver landing in the Sunshine State.
The Dolphins have made little secret of their desire to upgrade their receiver corps for next season and surround Ryan Tannehill with better weapons. And a lot of the talk has focused on Mike Wallace, who is the youngest (26), fastest and arguably the best receiver available in free agency.
Peter King thinks that the Dolphins will land Wallace based on the fact that there aren't any teams that will likely compete with them to sign Wallace, Adam Schefter Tweeted that "league-wide expectations" are that the Dolphins land Wallace and USA Today's Mike Garafolo says that "a person with knowledge" believes the Dolphins are targeting Wallace.
Wallace has been with the Steelers since 2009 as he was the team's third-round pick out of Mississippi that year. He's the youngest, fastest and arguably the best wide receiver on the market. In his four years with the Steelers, Wallace has 4,042 yards and 32 touchdowns. Only three of those touchdowns, though, have been scored against the Bengals.
The Dolphins need to surround Ryan Tannehill with more talent if they want to give him a realistic shot at being successful in the NFL. Wallace is their best option when it comes to giving the young dolphins quarterback a talented target.