Mike Wallace Watch: Steelers WR Pads Stats With Late Touchdown Catch In Week 5

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 9: Mike Wallace #17 of the Pittsburgh Steelers makes a catch against the Tennessee Titans during the game on October 9, 2011 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Steelers defeated the Titans 38-17. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Another week, another highlight reel catch for Mike Wallace, the continually improving wide receiving threat for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Wallace's big play of Week 5 didn't come until the later part of the fourth quarter, with the Steelers comfortably ahead of the Titans but still in search of a knockout blow to punctuate what had easily been their best team effort of the 2011 season.

After breaking off his routes all afternoon, Wallace finally turned on the burners and easily ran past the Titans secondary. Ben Roethlisberger delivered a perfectly thrown ball to the goal line and Wallace used his mesmerizing speed to track it down just inside the end zone for the 40-yard score.  Big Ben and Wallace have now connected on a pass play of 40 yards or more in four consecutive games. Keep it up gentlemen!

Here's our weekly Mike Wallace Watch update for Week 5.

 

Game
Receptions
Yards
Yards/Catch
TDs
Week 1 @ BAL 8 107 13.38 0
 Week 2  vs SEA 8 126 15.75 1
Week 3 @ IND 5 144 28.8 1
Week 4 @ HOU 4 77 19.25 0
Week 5 vs TEN 6 82 13.66 1

SEASON TOTALS
31 536 17.3 3

ON PACE FOR:
99 1,715 17.3 9-10
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