Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace says playing against the Steelers is business, not personal. He’s even willing to say Merry Christmas to his former teammates on Sunday, under certain circumstances.
“I played there, I still have a lot of friends, I don’t have animosity,” said Wallace. “Just because I say Merry Christmas doesn’t mean I won’t score a touchdown on you. I can be nice and still score. I can say Merry Christmas on the way to the end zone. It’s all good.”
Wallace has already burned his former teammates, catching a 95-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco against the Steelers on Nov. 6, during the Ravens’ 21-14 victory. With 64 catches and 963 yards and four touchdowns this season, Wallace has rejuvenated his career, after disappointing seasons with the Dolphins (2013-14) and Vikings (2015).
Having spent his first four NFL seasons with the Steelers, Wallace has every reason to be pumped for his first visit to Pittsburgh in a Ravens’ uniform. However, considering the magnitude of Sunday’s game, Wallace said he could not care less where the game was played.
“I don’t care where we’re playing,” Wallace said. “We could be playing in the parking lot at Walmart for all I care.”
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