Wallace told some within the Steelers organization that he does not plan to sign his first-round tender "until he has to," according to a source. This means that Wallace could wind up holding out for some or all of training camp.
Wallace is seeking a long-term deal and is unhappy with the $2.7 million first-round tender he received.
Wallace has until June 15 to sign it before the Steelers can cut the tender to $577,500 -- a loss of $2.1 million.
Steelers team president Art Rooney II has said the team wants to sign Wallace to a multiyear contract.
Wallace caught 72 passes for 1,193 yards and eight passing touchdowns last season, all team highs. In three seasons, he has 171 catches for 3,206 yards and 24 TDs.
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