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Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

Posted on: August 3, 2011 11:05 pm
 
WallacePosted by Josh Katzowitz

Nobody in the history of the NFL has ever recorded 2,000 receiving yards in a season. Not Jerry Rice, who holds the record with 1,858. Not Terrell Owens. Not Tim Brown, Randy Moss or Marvin Harrison.

But that apparently is not going to stop Steelers WR Mike Wallace from planning on breaking that 2,000-yard mark. Sounds crazy, right?* Wallace understands your concerns. But he still believes in himself that he could accomplish something so monumental.

*That’s because it IS crazy.

"I'm not saying that I'm better than any of those guys, but I feel like I'm Mike and I'm my own person," Wallace said, via the Detroit Free Press. "I don't care what Jerry Rice did. I don't care what Randy Moss did."

For the record, in his first two seasons in the league, Wallace has combined for 2,013 receiving yards. His career yards per catch, at 20.3 yards per reception, is pretty darn impressive, but he’d need to record 100 catches this year with that kind of average in order to follow through on his prediction.

Last year, he had 60. So, let me make a brief prediction: it ain't going to happen.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 17, 2012 2:36 pm
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards



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Since: Sep 30, 2006
Posted on: August 4, 2011 10:43 am
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

And I want to sleep with 2000 women. What are my chances? About the same as Mike's.



Since: Aug 17, 2006
Posted on: August 4, 2011 9:55 am
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

Gotta give him credit for aiming high.  Sure, it's less than 1% chance that he'll accomplish this, but why not set a high goal, then if he come short with 1300 or 1400 yards, well that's still pretty damn good. 

Maybe I'm in the minority, but I think he could get close to 1,500.  The guy has hands, speed, moves, and should get open once in a while if the running game can force teams to play the run. 



Since: Jul 28, 2011
Posted on: August 4, 2011 2:26 am
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

lol too funny



Since: Feb 11, 2010
Posted on: August 4, 2011 12:34 am
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

Now that Big Ben is married maybe he'll give up the drunken sexual assaults and focus solely on his job.
Wallace is a stud, 2,000 yards is obviously unlikely but not impossible imo.



Since: Mar 18, 2009
Posted on: August 3, 2011 11:53 pm
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

All players set goals at the start of the season, hope he gets it. I do not think it is crazy as all teams aspire to get the SB, and all great players pushes themselves to be better by setting goals that they want to accomplish.



Since: Jul 4, 2011
Posted on: August 3, 2011 11:36 pm
 

Mike Wallace wants 2,000 receiving yards

Mike Wallace?   He'd be lucky to catch anything but pnemonia.  He's old even for 60 minutes.


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