I do believe that qualifies as big news today. After months of waiting, Mike Wallace reported to Pittsburgh today, and should be back and ready in time for week one of the regular season. He has a new offense to learn, but a teammate indicated it should not be too difficult for him. Wallace did slow down the second half of last season, but the talent is there for him to remain an upper echelon receiving option. Especially considering the contract he is trying to earn.
And on that note, welcome back to the 2012 Fantasy War Room sponsored by Sprint!
This is a short week heading into preseason finales, but things are fairly quiet on the NFL news front. Chris Cooley was released by the Redskins, but for fantasy purposes that would have been news three or four years ago. Instead we find ourselves just biding our time until football returns in a week, hoping players we just drafted avoid injury tomorrow and Thursday.
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