"The (Vikings) had come to the point where they were telling him, 'You don't have to live here, just be here during the season,' " Wallace's father explained at the time. "He wanted to get out of that snow and cold weather."
The Minneapolis forecast is calling for unseasonable temperatures flirting with 70 degrees this weekend. Perhaps Vikings officials have convinced Wallace that's par for the course.
Teddy Bridgewater has to be excited, though. After finishing his rookie season with a flourish, the QB has an upgraded wide receiving corps with Wallace as a deep threat, Johnson as a big, physical target, Jarius Wright as a gadget player and Cordarrelle Patterson as a route-challenged wild card with strong run-after-catch ability.
If Clay stays in Miami, Bill Lazor's offense should outperform its per-game averages of 350 yards and 24.2 points from last season.