By Dave Georgehttp://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sport ... mak/nZMXB/
Palm Beach Post Staff Writer
The Miami Dolphins targeted Mike Wallace in the offseason and got him, committing $60 million to the relationship. The only way he’s going to be worth the money is if Ryan Tannehill starts targeting him, too. ...
“I want, of course, every time I step on the field to make big plays,” Wallace said before heading over to the grandstands for 15 frenzied minutes of autographing. “I know I’m fast but it’s not just going to come. You have to work on other things — play-action, shorter routes, all of that, just to set up the big play. It’s not as easy as people think it is.”
You’d think South Florida fans would know that by now, having fallen in and out of love with Brandon Marshall in 2010 and ‘11. ...
There are other reasons to temper those Pro Bowl expectations for Wallace, beginning with Miami’s muddled offensive line and Miami’s desperate need to develop scoring options, but Wallace surely isn’t flinching.
“I can make it a bomb any time I catch the ball,” he said. “I feel I can score from anywhere on the field. It’s just a matter of catching the ball and getting the opportunity.” ...
What Wallace has, meanwhile, is the challenge of doing more with less.
“I’m always open,” he said Monday with a laugh.
That’s useful in a receiver, but it’s never more than half the battle.