Steelers' Wallace 'Ready to Roll'

Lake Fong/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Pro Bowl receiver Mike Wallace returned to the Steelers today and said he is glad to be back with his teammates and ready to begin the regular season.

Wallace reported to the Steelers offices on the South Side shortly before 11:30 a.m. and signed the one-year, $2.7 million tender he was offered in March. The Steelers never lowered or rescinded the tender, something they could have done since June under the league's labor agreement.

"My teammates need me," Wallace said when asked why he decided to report after missing nearly all of training camp. "It's time to get ready for the season. I felt like it was time to go. I'm ready to roll. I'm here. That's really all that matters to me."

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