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Mike Wallace, Dolphins GM reportedly have sit down

What's next for Mike Wallace and the Miami Dolphins?

The veteran wide receiver ended last season on an ugly note after he pulled himself from the lineup during a Week 17 loss to the Jets. Wallace's clashes with the coaching staff and exorbitant price tag has fueled speculation that player and team are headed for a divorce.

In what could be a sign of the two sides trying to move forward together, The Miami Herald reported Saturday that Dolphins general manager Dennis Hickey recently had a meal with Wallace, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation.

The Dolphins believed they were getting an elite playmaking receiver to pair with Ryan Tannehill when they signed Wallace to a five-year, $60 million contract in 2013. Wallace tied a career high with 10 touchdowns this season, but has failed to eclipse 1,000 receiving yards in his first two seasons in Miami.

Wallace -- due $9.85 million this season -- hasn't performed up to expectations, but he was easily Tannehill's best receiver last season. Unless Miami has a trick up its sleeve in free agency, Wallace makes sense to return in 2015 -- assuming everyone can play nice.

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