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Former teammate calls new Viking WR Mike Wallace a 'coward'

Things did not end well in Miami for wide receiver Mike Wallace, which is presumably a good part of the reason the Vikings were able to trade for him last week in exchange for a fifth-round pick. Per the Star Tribune story after the deal was made: Wallace reportedly was on the trading block after wearing out his welcome with Dolphins coach Joe Philbin. According to the Miami Herald, the situation came to a head in the 2014 season finale when Wallace asked to be removed from the game. However, both Wallace and Philbin denied that report, saying that Wallace’s second-half absence was a...

Maurkice Pouncey rips Mike Wallace, twin brother Mike seems to agree

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com The Pouncey twins look to have taken turns ripping wide receiver Mike Wallace, traded last Friday from Miami to the Vikings. Center Maurkice Pouncey was Wallace's Pittsburgh teammate from 2010-12. Center Mike Pouncey was his Dolphins teammate the past two years. The two granted an interview together with a Miami television station and a preview of it was posted Tuesday on Instagram. At issue was Wallace allegedly refusing to play in the second half of the 2014 regular-season finale against the New York Jets, something Wallace has denied. "In my...

Greg Jennings says Vikings wanted to keep him prior to making deal for Mike Wallace

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Wide receiver Greg Jennings said Tuesday the Vikings had expressed an interest in retaining him before they acquired Mike Wallace. Wallace, a speedy wide receiver, was picked up last Friday from Miami. The next day, the Vikings released Jennings. “No. 1, I wanted to know if they wanted me to be a part of the organization,’’ Jennings said in an interview with Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. “They said they did. They made the trade and here I am sitting and talking to you in a position of free agency.’’ Jennings had a salary-cap number...

Miami Dolphins needs in second wave of free agency

The Dolphins made a huge splash in the first wave of free agency, landing defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, tight end Jordan Cameron and receiver Kenny Stills. They also traded Mike Wallace to the Vikings. Whether or ...

Vikings cut Jennings after Wallace trade

Mike Wallace said he’s excited to join squad.

Wallace 'excited' to get 'fresh start' with Vikings

Mike Wallace says he is happy to be in Minnesota, and after he arrived at Winter Park today, the Vikings tweeted out a couple of pictures — you can see them here and here — to prove it. But what about the rumors out of Miami that the wide receiver was unhappy about being dealt to the Vikings? What about him spurning the Vikings two year ago? And what about the weather? In an eight-minute conference call with local media this afternoon, Wallace gave his two cents. “I’m excited to be here. Fresh start,” the 28-year-old said to open the call. “I’m excited about the opportunity that...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Mar 14, 2015
Mike Wallace says he didn't renegotiate contract, denies reports unhappy about trade

Mike Wallace says he didn't renegotiate contract, denies reports unhappy about trade

Wide receiver Mike Wallace, acquired by the Vikings on Friday from Miami, said Saturday he did not agree to renegotiate his contract and denied reports he was unhappy about the trade.

Mike Wallace says he didn't renegotiate contract, denies reports unhappy about trade

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com Wide receiver Mike Wallace, acquired by the Vikings on Friday from Miami, said Saturday he did not agree to renegotiate his contract and said reports he was unhappy about the trade aren't true. "I'm excited,'' Wallace said. "That's really not true... A lot of people always put words in my mouth.'' Wallace is due to make $9.85 million in 2015 and $11.45 million in both 2016 and 2017. But he said there was no plan as part of the trade to renegotiate his deal. Wallace said he considered signing with the Vikings two years ago but […] The post Mike...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Mar 14, 2015

Mike Wallace in the fold, Vikings release Greg Jennings

One day after acquiring wide receiver Mike Wallace in a trade the Vikings released wide receiver Greg Jennings.
Daily Norseman Mar 14, 2015

Minnesota Vikings Release Greg Jennings

In a move that comes as a bit of a mild surprise, the Minnesota Vikings have announce the release of wide receiver Greg Jennings. Jennings, who was signed by the Vikings during the 2013 off-season, played for the Vikings for two seasons, and over that time caught 127 passes for 1,546 yards and ten touchdowns (while playing with four different quarterbacks). Ben Goessling of ESPN.com is reporting that the Vikings asked Jennings to restructure his contract, but the two sides could not come to an agreement. The Vikings' acquisition of Mike Wallace from the Miami Dolphins (a receiver they also...

Vikings release wide receiver Greg Jennings

By Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com One day after acquiring wide receiver Mike Wallace in a trade the Vikings released wide receiver Greg Jennings. There was plenty of speculation on what might happen with Jennings after Wallace was acquired. The answer came in a hurry. Wallace apparently was unwilling to renegotiate a contract. Jennings had a base salary with the Vikings of  $8.9 million and a salary-cap number of $11 million. Jennings played two seasons with the Vikings after signing a five-year, $47.5 million contract in 2013. Jennings underachieved with Minnesota, catching 69...
Silver And Black Pride Mar 14, 2015

Greg Jennings released by Vikings, could Raiders be interested?

In my free agency day 4 wrap, I mentioned the possibility of the Vikings either looking to trade or cut Greg Jennings now that they had made a trade to acquire Mike Wallace from the Dolphins. Saturday the Vikings officially released Jennings which leaves one to ponder (no pun intended) whether the Raiders could look to nab him. The interest in Jennings could be two-fold. Jennings spent the first 7 years of his career in Green Bay, the firs six of which with Reggie McKenzie in the Packers' front office. McKenzie's final two season with the Packers in 2011, Jennings went Pro Bowls and over...

Vikings release veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings

Less than 24 hours after the Vikings traded for Mike Wallace, they have released Greg Jennings. The Vikings signed Jennings to a five-year, $45 million contract two years ago — after Wallace spurned them and signed with the Dolphins. And now that the Vikings have seized this opportunity to add Wallace, Jennings, whose production didn’t match his high salary, became expandable. The Vikings were about $8-9 million under the salary cap after trading for Wallace last night. Wallace has a 2015 base salary of $9.9 million and is under contract through 2017. He is scheduled to make $11.5 million...
St. Paul Pioneer Press Mar 14, 2015
Not much to dislike about Vikings trade for Mike Wallace

Not much to dislike about Vikings trade for Mike Wallace

Vikings fans couldn't find much to gripe about in the team's trade for Miami speedster Mike Wallace.
The Phinsider Mar 14, 2015

2015 NFL Free Agency: Dolphins rumors, live updates, and recaps

We've moved on to Day 5 of the NFL's 2015 Free Agency period. We continue to track developments around the Miami Dolphins. We have reached day five of the NFL free agency period, and we are all still waiting to hear what happens with tight end Charles Clay. Day four was a crazy day of trades for the Miami Dolphins, with Dannell Ellerbe and Mike Wallace shipped out of town, along with a seventh round draft pick and a third round selection, in exchange for former Saints wide receiver Kenny Stills (Ellerbe trade) and a fifth round draft selection (Wallace trade). We track the rumors and...

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