Harrison: Week 13 predictions
With only five games left in the regular season, it's must-win time for several clubs. Elliot Harrison provides his picks for Week 13. More ...
This murky designation led to talk that the slumping Wallace would lose playing time, though that's not necessarily going to be the case. NFL.com's Aditi Kinkhabwala reported this week that Wallace likely will remain an active part of the Steelers' game plan when they meet the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.
The protocol in the receivers' meeting room is no different, and Wallace has had the same practice reps on the field. According to Kinkhabwala, no one really believes Wallace will play any less than he usually does.
This sounds more like a motivation ploy by Tomlin, who has watched his big-play threat turn into a glorified possession receiver this season. Wallace said the "co-starter" designation doesn't push him.