WR Mike Wallace - Baltimore Ravens
|6-1, 199||Born: 8-1-1986||College: Ole Miss||Drafted: Round 3|
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From the upgrade/downgrade report (Mon Oct 24): Wallace's time as a target hog might be coming to a close going into the Ravens' bye, but if Steve Smith can't return in Week 9, Wallace will be a great Wr3/Flex play on the revenge game narrative against the Steelers.
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Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2016 Week 7 vs NYJ (13 / 10 / 120 / 0 rec)
Mike Wallace made one big play and had a number of catches in the intermediate pass game. Wallace made his first catch underneath for a gain of 9. Wallace beat double coverage and got behind the defense for a 53 yard gain. The pass from Flacco was almost perfect and Wallace showed great concentration making the catch with defenders in his face. Wallace beat his man running a comeback route for a 15 yard gain. Wallace was targeted in the end zone and appeared to be interfered with but drew no flag. Wallace picked up 11 more yards again beating his man on a comeback route. Wallace beat Buster Skrine running a slant route and picked up 13. Flacco had one ugly miss to Wallace who came wide open over the middle for a potential 20 yard gain. Wallace should continue to be a target hog with other receivers failing to make plays.
2016 Week 6 vs NYG (9 / 4 / 97 / 0 rec)
Mike Wallace had a big game against the Giants that could have been much more productive. Wallace's first target underneath was knocked away by Dominique Rodgers Cromartie. Wallace gained 10 on a crossing route matched up against a linebacker. A deep shot to Wallace was knocked away in the end zone by Janoris Jenkins. Mike Wallace got behind Jenkins and hauled in a 70 yard bomb from Flacco before being brought down inside the 10. Wallace drew a 42 yard pass interference penalty on what could have been another big reception. Wallace made a back shoulder catch for 6 yards before going out of bounds at the 2 yard line. Wallace gained 12 yards running a crossing route underneath. A few errant throws from Flacco and a 40 yard pass interference penalty are the only things that kept Wallace from eclipsing 100 yards.
2016 Week 5 vs WAS (11 / 7 / 63 / 0 rec)
Mike Wallace did his damage underneath unable to get behind the Redskins secondary for a big play. Wallace made his first catch on a curl route out of the slot for an 8 yard gain. Wallace made his second catch underneath for 6 yards again running a curl route. Wallace beat his man inside on a slant gaining 12 yards. Wallace picked up 10 more yards on a curl route against off coverage. Wallace dropped a potential 3rd down conversion and 7 yard gain. Wallace made back to back catches for 13 and 11 yards on the Ravens final possession. Wallace took a hard hit to the ribs trying to make a catch over the middle on the Ravens final offensive play and appeared to be injured.
2016 Week 4 vs OAK (9 / 4 / 44 / 0 rec, 1 / 3 / 0 rush)
Mike Wallace was unable to make a big play but stayed involved in the offense making catches underneath. Wallace made his first catch on the Ravens first play for 17 yards running an in route. Wallace made his second catch on a slant route for 9 yards. Flacco took a shot down the sideline to Wallace but the pass was easily defended. Mike Wallace picked up 12 more yards on a slant route. Wallace made an 8 yard catch on an out route. Wallace made a nice catch in the back of the end zone to convert a 2 point attempt.
2016 Week 3 vs JAX (6 / 3 / 34 / 0 rec, 1 / 5 / 0 rush)
Mike Wallace continues to be one of Flacco's favorite targets and could have had a much bigger game. Wallace got position on Jalen Ramsey running a nine route but Flacco's throw was wide of the mark on his first target. Wallace made his first catch on a slant route slipped out of a tackle and got up field for 12 yards. Wallace made a 15 yard grab running an in route. Wallace beat his man outside running a curl route for a 7 yard gain. Wallace burned his man out of the slot but dropped a 19 yard touchdown.
2016 Week 2 vs CLE (6 / 4 / 41 / 2 rec)
Mike Wallace played very well. Wallace was unable to get behind the defense but proved to be a reliable target for Flacco on short and intermediate routes. Wallace made his first catch over the middle on 3rd and short for a gain of 5. Wallace again targeted on 3rd down came up with a 12 yard reception for the first down. Wallace's first touchdown was a simple and well timed slant route from Flacco for a 7 yard score. Wallace's 17 yard score was a 9 route to the end zone. Jamar Taylor inexplicably drifted away from Wallace on the play and left him alone for the easy score. Wallace did receive one deep target but Wallace could not create much separation.
2016 Week 1 vs BUF (6 / 3 / 91 / 1 rec, 1 / 11 / 0 rush)
Mike Wallace looked like the Ravens top option in the passing game. Wallace made his first catch in front of Stephon Gillmore on an in route for a 15 yard gain. Lined up in the slot Wallace got a favorable matchup on a safety, beat him off the line and Flacco hit him in stride for a 66 yard touchdown. Wallace's next target fell incomplete with a strong contest from Gillmore this time on a comeback route. Wallace was targeted in the end zone but the pass was overthrown and Gillmore again had tight coverage. Wallace made a catch on a hot read from Flacco and got up field for 7 yards. Wallace received an end around hand off, showed off his speed and picked up 12 yards. Wallace showed good chemistry with Flacco and the ability to make plays all over the field. Wallace's role will continue to grow the more he makes big plays.
Latest NewsRavens | Mike Wallace finishes for 120 yards (Sun Oct 23, 05:51 PM) - Baltimore Ravens WR Mike Wallace caught 10 passes for 120 yards against the New York Jets in Week 7. Our View: Wallace was a target hog with Steve Smith out. If Smith can't return after the bye, Wallace will be worth a WR3/Flex start against his old Steelers mates in Week 9.
link to story Ravens | Mike Wallace productive in loss (Sun Oct 16, 08:18 PM) - Baltimore Ravens WR Mike Wallace (chest, ribs) posted four receptions for 97 yards in the Week 6 game against the New York Giants. He was targeted nine times, and his biggest play came on a 70-yard reception. link to story Ravens | Mike Wallace playing in Week 6 (Sun Oct 16, 12:12 PM) - Baltimore Ravens WR Mike Wallace (chest) is officially active for the team's Week 6 game. link to story Ravens | Mike Wallace expected to play (Sun Oct 16, 09:39 AM) - Baltimore Ravens WR Mike Wallace (chest) is expected to play in Week 6's game against the New York Giants. Our View: Wallace should lead the Ravens in targets with Steve Smith out. Consider him a high floor PPR WR3/Flex.
link to story Ravens | Thursday's Ravens practice report (Fri Oct 14, 03:49 PM) - Baltimore Ravens LB Elvis Dumervil (foot), WR Devin Hester (thigh), LB C.J. Mosley (thigh) and OL Marshal Yanda (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 14. OL Ronnie Stanley (foot) and Rick Wagner (thigh), S Kendrick Lewis (thigh) and LB Albert McClellan (calf) were limited participants, while LB Terrell Suggs (undisclosed), WR Mike Wallace (chest) and CB Shareece Wright (back) practiced in full. More News
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