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Fri, 25 Jul 2014 08:44:28 -0700
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill and WR Mike Wallace connected on a deep throw on the first day of training camp Friday, July 25. According to Omar Kelly, the two connected on one deep ball in five weeks during last year's camp activities.
Fantasy Tip: A positive note from someone paid to watch such things. Bill Lazor's new offense and another year of experience between the two could lead a fantasy rebound for both this season, making them fine buy-low candidates.
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 10:28:29 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace said he could return kicks in 2014, something he has always wanted to do. "I might get back there for kickoff returns," Wallace said. "I just want to be on the field making an impact for my team. I've always wanted to return kicks ever since I've been in the NFL."
Fantasy Tip: While Wallace may want to return kicks, there has been no indication that he will for the team this season. If he does get the chance, it could increase his value. Stay tuned to training camp to see if Wallace does get the chance.
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 21:10:55 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has the highest base salary of any non-quarterback in 2014, earning $15.0 million. He will count $17.25 million against the Dolphins' salary cap and would cost the team $26.8 million in dead money should they choose to release him during the fiscal year.
Mon, 09 Jun 2014 13:08:17 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace caught a touchdown pass out of the backfield last week in practice, which illustrates the coaching staff's willingness to move him around the field.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:19:45 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace is feeling better this offseason, and a big reason is that he loves the system of offensive coordinator Bill Lazor. The new OC gives Wallace flexibility to change where he lines up, something former offensive coordinator Mike Sherman would not permit him to do last season. Wallace said that allowed opposing defenses to know exactly where he was going to be on the field.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace seems to have a better comfort level with this year's offense and OC, and that might lead to a resurgence. Fantasy owners might undervalue him based upon last season's numbers, but he still has WR1 potential in this league. Wallace is a nice sleeper heading into 2014.
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 12:05:24 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has been lining up at different positions during organized team activities in an effort to get him open and be less predictable.
Tue, 27 May 2014 09:43:08 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said WR Mike Wallace looks and feels more comfortable in his second year with the team.
Fantasy Tip: It is still early in the offseason, but Wallace getting off to a good start can only mean good things as we get closer to the start of training camp. Keep an eye on him through the preseason to see if he looks more comfortable in game action.
Sun, 04 May 2014 15:21:09 -0700
Some of the Miami Dolphins players believe some of the coaches are not big fans of WR Mike Wallace.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:25:30 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace said the team's new offensive system fits his big-play style.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:44:21 -0700
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace worked out with the team Tuesday, April 22.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:09:30 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace was not present for the start of offseason workouts Monday, April 21, but is expected to arrive Tuesday, April 22. The team knew Wallace would not be present because of a previous engagement.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:50:14 -0700
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill has been throwing to receivers for more than two weeks, but WR Mike Wallace has been out of town. Wallace has said previously that at some point this offseason, he and Tannehill need to work on their deep-ball chemistry.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:49:25 -0700
The Miami Dolphins, privately, have vehemently denied a report that they are shopping WR Mike Wallace.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:10:00 -0700
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin said completing deep passes will be one of the team's focal points moving forward, because Ryan Tannehill completed only six of his 36 passes to WR Mike Wallace that traveled 20 yards or more. "Some of it's timing between the guys. Some is ball location. Some is the receiver being in the exact right spot. We've got to increase our explosive plays. We've got to score more points. We just have to. [Deep balls are] a part of it. It's not the only part. We've sliced up those routes and studied why and how. We definitely addressed that."
Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:12:03 -0800
The Miami Dolphins have not considered the possibility of trading DE Cameron Wake or WR Mike Wallace this offseason. A report on CBSSports.com indicated the team could consider trading those players.
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:19:28 -0800
The Miami Dolphins have not asked WR Mike Wallace to restructure his contract this offseason in order to create some salary cap space.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 16:48:01 -0800
The Miami Dolphins may ask WR Mike Wallace to restructure his contract this offseason, because he is owed $17 million next season.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 18:31:05 -0800
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill threw 36 passes to WR Mike Wallace that traveled at least 20 yards in the air, but Wallace was only able to catch six of those passes. Only eight of the passes were considered catchable with Wallace dropping the other two catchable passes.
Sun, 26 Jan 2014 07:27:40 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace said he wants the offense to change to use the deep ball more in 2014. "We have to," Wallace said. "Definitely have got to get the deep ball going. That's the difference between winning and losing a couple games. I should have had 15 or 20 more touchdowns. And that's being modest. If you press me, you have no shot to cover me. Once I get you to stop your feet, it's over."
Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:31:33 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Brian Hartline led the receivers in Week 15 against the New England Patriots, on the field for 62 of the team's 64 offensive snaps. WR Mike Wallace was second with 56 snaps, while WR Rishard Matthews managed to see the field for 48 snaps.
Sun, 08 Dec 2013 19:07:50 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace played in his first game at Heinz Field in Week 14 since leaving the Pittsburgh Steelers during free agency this past offseason. He managed just two catches for 19 yards.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 10:47:39 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace had seven catches for 82 yards and a touchdown in the team's Week 13 win over the New York Jets. Wallace has 12 grabs for 209 yards and two touchdowns over the last two weeks. "This is the time when you've got to be the best you can be," Wallace said. "It's December. I've had enough time to get adjusted. It's the time for me to be the player I know I am, no matter (what). Just block out everything and play football."
Fantasy Tip: Wallace should be in most starting lineups on a weekly basis. He'll likely draw Ike Taylor in the Week 14 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers. It finally appears as though Wallace and Ryan Tannehill are on the same page.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 13:11:09 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is listed as probable for Week 12.
Fantasy Tip: It looks like Wallace will be able to play this week and should be seen as a No. 3 wide receivers for owners this week.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:10:38 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 21.
Fantasy Tip: The Carolina Panthers present a tough task in Week 12, making Wallace a weak play and more of a WR3 or flex.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 18:14:56 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:10:33 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace said Tuesday, Nov. 19, that he could be "a lot better," and that he has had disappointing chemistry with QB Ryan Tannehill so far. He is disappointed that the things he did with the Pittsburgh Steelers for four years have not translated to success with his new team. Offensive coordinator Mike Sherman thinks Wallace is coming around. "I thought Mike had a tremendous ball game," Sherman said of Wallace's Week 11 performance against the San Diego Chargers.
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 08:58:57 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) is expected to play unless he suffers a setback. He is listed as questionable for Week 11.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:32:04 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 15, and is listed as questionable for Week 11.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace has been limited over the last two days, so owners will have to wait for the inactive list to see if he will be able to play. If he is able to play, he should be considered a solid starter for owners this week.
Thu, 14 Nov 2013 14:43:28 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 14.
Fantasy Tip: This doesn't look to be a serious injury, but keep an eye on Wallace's status tomorrow. He's a solid WR3 against a San Diego Chargers defense that gives up plenty of points through the air.
Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:07:48 -0800
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace had four receptions for 15 yards in the Week 10 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday, Nov. 11. He was targeted seven times.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace is almost unplayable for fantasy owners lately. He hasn't had a 100-yard game since Week 5, and he hasn't found the end zone since Week 2, his only touchdown of the season.
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 08:22:48 -0800
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan said CB Darrelle Revis likely will cover Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace often during the team's Week 10 game.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 07:08:36 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace remains frustrated with the offense and had another conversation with offensive coordinator Mike Sherman recently. Wallace has just four catches of 20 yards or more. QB Ryan Tannehill is just 7-for-26 on passes of 20 yards or more, with two touchdowns and four interceptions. Wallace said he's still not completely accustomed to playing with Tannehill, even though they've worked together since May.
Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:07:39 -0700
New England Patriots CB Aqib Talib (hip) practiced in a limited fashion Wednesday, Oct. 23, but he did not look close to 100 percent healthy while battling through his hip flexor strain. The ailment is the same issue that hampered him at the end of last season.
Fantasy Tip: Right now, things don't look good for Talib. He's been one of the league's best cover corners this year, too. Mike Wallace and the Miami Dolphins passing attack could thrive if Talib isn't on the field.
Sun, 06 Oct 2013 21:41:21 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace hauled in seven balls for 105 yards in the Week 5 game against the Baltimore Ravens, but he also had at least two dropped passes.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace's production has been up and down, but he remains a useful low-end WR2 or must-start WR3 in most fantasy formats.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:14:46 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace has lined up on the right side 90 percent of the time so far this season, rather than moving around and seeing time in the slot.
Fantasy Tip: There was word that Wallace would be moved around, seeing time in the slot, but that has yet to materialize so far. He remains a decent low-end WR2 or flex fantasy play, but has the potential to do so much more.
Sun, 22 Sep 2013 07:17:21 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) is expected to play in the team's Week 3 game.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace is a must start in all fantasy football formats.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 15:53:39 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin), who was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and is listed as questionable for Week 3 against the Atlanta Falcons, appeared to be moving around fine after practice.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace was listed as a full practice participant Thursday, even though the team didn't officially practice. We expect Wallace to give it a shot and play on Sunday, but he may not be 100 percent. As long as Wallace is on the field, he should be in your starting lineup.
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 14:38:30 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) was limited in practice Friday, Sept. 20, and is questionable for Week 3.
Fantasy Tip: Wallace was added to the injury report Friday after tweaking his groin in practice. The severity of the injury is unknown at this point. Check back Sunday morning, as he could be a game-time decision.
Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:17:41 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 19. Wallace tweaked his groin in the preseason and aggravated it during practice Wednesday, Sept. 18. However, the injury doesn't appear to be serious.
Tue, 17 Sep 2013 20:13:40 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace was grumpy after Week 1 when he managed just one reception, but after his big stat line in Week 2, he is suddenly bubbly. "I was the deep guy there (in Pittsburgh). But I always want to show people I can do more than deep routes. So this is fun for me," Wallace said. He has lined up in the slot, and is allowed to move around more.
Fantasy Tip: Week 1 was certainly an anomaly, so hopefully his fantasy owners didn't panic too much. He will have a lot better chance to rack up more catches, perhaps not for as big of an average yards per catch as we have seen in the past, but his targets will certainly be up.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:58:04 -0700
Miami Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill said the team wants to throw the ball to WR Mike Wallace but will not force throws to him. "I'm going to play the quarterback position the way the coaches install the plays," Tannehill said. "I'm going to go through the reads just like they install it. We're going to try and get him the ball when he's in the play, but we're not going to force him the ball."
Fantasy Tip: Wallace did not get many targets in the team's Week 1 game but should get more throws going his way as the season goes on. He should be considered a starter in most weeks but likely will be more like a No. 2 receiver.
Mon, 09 Sep 2013 10:49:18 -0700
Updating a previous report, Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace was unhappy with not being targeted in the first half of the team's Week 1 game and finishing the game with only four targets. Wallace did not talk after the game because he did not want to throw the coaches under the bus.
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 19:19:18 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace refused to speak to reporters after the Week 1 win against the Cleveland Browns after managing just one catch for 15 yards in his team debut. "Ask coach," Wallace said about how he was used. "It's not my game plan."
Fantasy Tip: Ut-oh. Trouble in paradise? Already? Wallace signed a huge contract in the offseason, but he did little in his team debut. Fantasy owners will still want to keep him active in Week 2 and hope for better results against the Indianapolis Colts.
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:33:49 -0700
The Miami Dolphins have used an empty backfield setup with five players lined up as receivers, including WRs Mike Wallace and Brian Hartline, RB Lamar Miller, TE Dustin Keller and either WR Brandon Gibson or TE Charles Clay. The team even practiced with that grouping in goal line situations. "That surprised me and I'm on the team," Wallace said. "If we can do that, we'll keep catching teams off guard and get a lot of mismatches we want."
Wed, 14 Aug 2013 17:28:47 -0700
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland said in a radio interview Wednesday, Aug. 14, that WR Mike Wallace has show some "explosiveness" over the past couple of days. "That's been nice to see. He's been hampered by a couple things in the last couple weeks. He's very good in the offseason, works his tail off," Ireland said.
Fri, 09 Aug 2013 15:39:03 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) is expected to play in the team's preseason game Friday, Aug. 9.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:03:30 -0700
The Miami Dolphins still are trying to decide whether WR Mike Wallace (groin) will play in the second preseason game.
Wed, 07 Aug 2013 14:44:58 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Tue, 06 Aug 2013 08:34:18 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) is out of practice Tuesday, Aug. 6.
Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:34:53 -0700
Miami Dolphins WR Mike Wallace (groin) and WR Brian Hartline (calf) want to play in the Hall of Fame Game but likely will not because they are dealing with injuries. Both players missed practice Friday, Aug. 2.