Ravens announced Mike Wallace will agree to new deal this afternoon, join Baltimore.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 15, 2016
Call it poetic justice, but the fact of the matter remains the Ravens and Joe Flacco now have a serious deep threat on their roster, something they lacked in 2015.
This doesn't mean Wallace's presence on the Baltimore roster will suddenly make them Super Bowl contenders, but with a quarterback like Flacco he certainly can do some damage. Wallace never had the best hands on any team he played on, including the Miami Dolphins and Minnesota Vikings, but when playing with a capable quarterback he has been able to make plays. Fact of the matter is the last time he had a good quarterback throwing him the ball were his first three seasons in the NFL with Ben Roethlisberger.
The Steelers will get to face their former teammate twice a season, at least, for the foreseeable future, and with Pittsburgh's shoddy secondary it will present a new wrinkle into the Steelers vs. Ravens rivalry. The Ravens needed a deep threat to compliment Steve Smith, and Wallace will certainly fill those shoes. The next question is, will Wallace be able to hold onto the football?