The holdout of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace officially ended Tuesday, as multiple media outlets are reporting Wallace is at the team's practice facility. The news concludes a month-long holdout from Wallace, who's expected to sign a restricted free-agent tender for approximately $2.7 million.
Because of his late arrival, Wallace will not be able to play in Pittsburgh's final preseason game on Thursday, and will go into the Steelers' regular-season opener against the Denver Broncos, Sept. 9, without any on-the-field practice.
Despite the short time to prepare, the return of the 2011 Pro Bowler will be a welcomed sight for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who's been without his No. 1 receiving option. Last season, Wallace caught 73 passes for 1,193 receiving yards and eight touchdowns.
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