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Report: Steelers' Wallace to end holdout

Aug. 21, 2012 at 7:24 PM
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PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Holdout Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace will soon report to the team, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Citing multiple sources whose names it did not report, the newspaper said Wallace will arrive in Pittsburgh this weekend to sign a one-year contract and could be in uniform Aug. 30 for the Steelers' final pre-season game if time allows.

Wallace has boycotted training camp after talks on a possible multiple-year deal broke down while he was a restricted free agent. No other team extended him an offer so his exclusive rights reverted back the Steelers.

The team has since offered the 26-year-old a one-year tender of $2.7 million, but Wallace -- who has racked up 2,450 yards on 132 catches over the past two seasons -- has refused to report.

During his holdout, the Steelers signed fellow wide receiver Antonio Brown to a six-year, $42.5 million contract.

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