Miami Dolphins teammates praise Mike Wallace's versatility

Dolphins teammates praise Wallace's versatility
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The Miami Dolphins praise the versatility of recently-signed wide receiver Mike Wallace.

Mike Wallace's Miami Dolphins teammates have praised his versatility as a wide receiver.

The 26-year-old joined the AFC East side earlier this year after coming to the end of his contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Cornerback Brent Grimes told The Miami Herald: "It's not, 'If I can't get the deep ball, I can't do anything else'. He has good hands, can run other routes. He's not a one-trick pony."

Quarterback Matt Moore added: "What was impressive to see was what he can do with the ball [on short patterns]. Everyone talks about the deep routes, but [Steelers QB] Ben Roethlisberger would sometimes get him the ball quickly and just let him go."

Wallace had 836 receiving yards and eight touchdowns for the Steelers in 2012.

New Dolphins signing Brent Grimes in his Falcons photocall on July 19, 2012
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