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Mike Wallace

28-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Minnesota Vikings

2014 Receiving Stats

Rec

67

Yds

862

TD

10

Avg

12.9

Tar

115

2015 Receiving Projections

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2015 Fantasy Football Outlook

So much for that five-year, $60 million contract with the Dolphins. Traded for a mere fifth-round pick (and Miami had to include a seventh-rounder), Wallace will now ply his trade in Minnesota where h...

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2015 ADP:  96.66

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HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   DOB: 8/1/1986  College: Mississippi  DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Mike Wallace Contract Information:

Signed a five-year contract with Miami in March of 2013 worth $60 million.

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Wallace says Minnesota's offense is a better fit for him than Miami and he's been spending extra time working with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater in OTAs, ESPN reports. "I think it's more so [like] my first four years," Wallace said. "It's a vertical offense, [rather] than a short, West Coast offense. You go down the field a lot more here, more what I'm accustomed to."

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Mike Wallace NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2009 22 16 39 756 6 74 19.4 10.2 14 6 - - - 5 48 9.6 0 - - - - - -
2010 23 Pit 16 60 1257 10 99 21.0 12.7 25 10 7 0 0 5 39 7.8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
2011 24 Pit 16 72 1193 8 113 16.6 10.6 15 7 4 0 0 5 57 11.4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
2012 25 Pit 15 64 836 8 119 13.1 7.0 9 4 2 0 0 5 7 1.4 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
2013 26 Mia 16 73 930 5 141 12.7 6.6 11 5 4 0 0 3 33 11.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 27 Mia 16 67 862 10 115 12.9 7.5 10 2 1 0 0 4 16 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
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Mike Wallace Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2009 22 16 7.3 9.7 8.5 2 47 7 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
2010 23 Pit 16 11.9 15.6 13.7 4 79 10 4 2 0 2 0 0 0
2011 24 Pit 16 10.8 15.3 13.1 5 75 13 5 4 0 4 0 0 0
2012 25 Pit 15 8.8 13.1 11.0 4 56 17 7 4 0 0 1 1 0
2013 26 Mia 16 7.9 12.5 10.2 5 58 10 3 1 0 2 0 0 0
2014 27 Mia 16 9.2 13.4 11.3 4 54 20 6 2 0 1 1 0 0
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Mike Wallace – Playing Time Overview

Snap Count Stats

819

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Mike Wallace was on the field for 819 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Mike Wallace was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2012 841 0
2013 889 0
2014 819 0
Mike Wallace 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @StL 51 0 7 81 1 11 11.6 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
2 NE 58 0 5 56 1 8 11.2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
3 @NO 56 0 5 74 0 12 14.8 1 0 1 12 12.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4 Atl 33 0 3 35 1 4 11.7 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5 @GB
6 Det 51 0 5 67 1 9 13.4 2 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7 @Buf 58 0 5 46 1 8 9.2 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
8 @TB 45 0 2 59 0 7 29.5 1 1 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9 Was 54 0 3 50 0 8 16.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10 @Chi
11 GB 46 0 4 35 1 5 8.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
12 Car
13 NYJ 46 0 3 39 0 4 13.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
14 @Det 58 0 5 104 1 7 20.8 2 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
15 @Mia 76 0 5 58 2 5 11.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
16 Chi 30 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Mike Wallace  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   6' 0"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   200 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.28 sec
ELITE
Shuttle Time:   4.27 sec
WEAK
Cone Drill:   6.90 sec
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Arm Length:   31.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.00 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   40 in
ELITE
Broad Jump:   129 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   14 reps
WEAK
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Mike Wallace: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wallace and a seventh-round pick were traded from the Dolphins to the Vikings for a fifth-round pick Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

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Wallace will line up opposite Greg Jennings in 2015 giving the Vikings a solid one-two punch for their young quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. Along with the duo, the Vikings have breakout receiver Charles Johnson and a strong receiving tight end in Kyle Rudolph, and possibly a returning Adrian Peterson. While Bridgewater doesn't have the arm strength to match Ryan Tannehill, he should have enough to make Wallace a threat vertically again in 2015.
Wallace is now expected to be back with Miami next season, according to the Miami Herald.

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Wallace is a candidate to be traded by the Dolphins, according to the Miami Herald.

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The Dolphins continue to weigh their options with regard to Wallace, ESPN.com reports.

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The Dolphins could indeed move on from Wallace before free agency starts, according to the Miami Herald's Armando Salguero.

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The Dolphins will face an interesting decision this off-season as to what to do with Wallace, according to the Miami Herald.

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Head coach Joe Philbin said Wallace (back) was benched during Sunday's game against the Jets because of a "coaching decision," according to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald.

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2015

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2014

The Dolphins gave Wallace $30 million guaranteed as part of a five-year deal, and he gave them 6.6. YPT (34th out of 37 100-target WR.) Part of the drop in efficiency was due to Ryan Tannehill’s struggles at quarterback behind a dismal (and dysfunctional) offensive line. And free-agent receivers often struggle during their first seasons adjusting to new systems – or at least the Dolphins hope. Wallace heads into 2014 as the team’s co-No.1 opposite Brian Hartline. At 6-0, 195, Wallace is actually big for a player with 4.33 speed, and he’s torched defenders down the field since he came into the league – even in a disappointing 2013, he had five catches of 40-plus yards (T. 10th). While he saw only 10 red-zone targets last year and isn’t built for a heavy workload in that area, last year’s usage patterns aren’t especially instructive. The Dolphins fired offensive coordinator Mike Sherman and replaced him with Bill Lazor, the Eagles’ quarterback coach who helped develop Nick Foles. If the line plays better – and it should as they used their first-round pick on tackle Ja’wuan James – and Tannehill develops, Wallace’s efficiency should pick up in his second year with the team.

2013

Arguably the fastest player in the league, Wallace hasn't been anything special since the first half of 2011 when he put up a 43-800-5 line. Since then, Wallace went 29-393-3 in the second half of 2011 and then 64-838-8 with a meager 7.0 YPT in 2012. That didn't deter the Dolphins from signing Wallace to a five-year deal with $30 million guaranteed, however. At 6-0, 198, Wallace is actually big for a pure speedster, but he's not especially physical, so we'd be surprised if the Dolphins use him much near the goal line. That said, Wallace tends to score more touchdowns than most smallish receivers because he's so able to burn defenses deep. Wallace will start opposite Brian Hartline, quarterback Ryan Tannehill's favorite receiver last year, but with Davone Bess gone, both should see plenty of targets. Tannehill's development is the key variable here, something Wallace's presence should help.

2012

It was a tale of two halves for Wallace who had 43 catches for 800 yards and five scores in the season’s first eight games. Over its last eight, he managed just 29-393-3, essentially a replacement value roster-filler in most formats. Some of the drop-off might have had to do with Ben Roethlisberger’s sprained ankle, though teammate Antonio Brown’s numbers actually got significantly better in the second half, so it likely had more to do with Wallace seeing a significant amount of double coverage. In any case, Wallace is one of the fastest players in the NFL, and at 6-0, 200, is bigger than most of the league’s pure speedsters. Despite the poor second half, Wallace still managed 10.7 YPT (5th) and seven catches of 40-plus yards (tied for 3rd). Wallace rarely sees red-zone work (just 11 targets), so he’ll have to do his scoring from deep, something of which he’s certainly capable, but he won’t pad his totals with the easier short touchdowns. At press time, Wallace was holding off on signing his first-round tender from the Steelers and threatening to hold out into training camp in the hopes of securing a multi-year deal. The Steelers claim to be interested in a long-term pact, but as Wallace wants top-tier receiver money, it’ll be interesting to see how this resolves.

2011

How does a player with just 98 targets get 1,267 yards? By averaging an unheard of 12.7 yards per target, the highest mark among 90-target receivers in the last 10 years. At 6-0, 200, Wallace has just average size, but he's arguably the fastest straight-ahead receiver in the league, and he's extremely dangerous in the open field. Wallace led the league with a whopping 10 catches of 40-plus yards and 25 of 20-plus, all while missing his starting quarterback for the first four games of the year. While Wallace doesn't see much work from in close – just 10 red-zone looks and four inside the 10 – he was able to score 10 touchdowns, thanks to all of his big plays. Wallace enters his third year as an established starter and big-play man, playing opposite an aging Hines Ward. While it's hard to reach double-digit TDs exclusively as a downfield playmaker, Wallace should see more targets and catches and possibly more yardage if he comes anywhere close to his 2010 efficiency.

2010

Wallace was fantastic last year as a rookie, emerging as the team’s No. 3 wideout and deep threat. Now with the departure of Santonio Holmes, he’ll get a chance to show his value as an every-down player. Wallace averaged a whopping 19.4 yards per catch, the most of any receiver in the league, and 10.2 yards per target (7th among 70-target receivers). He also had six catches of 40-yards or more (tied for 7th) on just 74 targets. In other words, on a per-target basis, he led the league in 40-plus plays. At 6-0, 199, Wallace has just average size, but he’s extremely explosive down the field and dangerous once he has the ball in his hands. He’s also tough enough to go over the middle, though that role — along with the red-zone work — will probably go largely to Hines Ward and Heath Miller. (Wallace had only seven redzone looks all year, and none from inside the 10). Of course, Wallace will see added attention from defenses as a starter, and his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, will be suspended for at least four games at the start of the season.

2009

Wallace is a receiver, but the best way for him to earn a spot on the active roster this year is through special teams. His speed should come in handy on kick returns.