Markus Wheaton news, rumors and stats

 

Markus Wheaton

Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 182

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2013PIT1266410.6700000.00000
Average:6641100000000
Total:6641100000000

Steelers | PIT has two candidates for No. 2 WR job

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:30:10 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant are expected to compete for the No. 2 wide receiver job during training camp. Both players performed well during offseason workouts.

Fantasy Tip: Both players should see plenty of playing time this season, so being a starting wide receiver likely will not matter much to fantasy owners. Bryant has the potential to be a starting option most weeks and could be an option in the middle rounds of drafts. Wheaton could be a late-round option in drafts

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Steelers | Markus Wheaton learning slot role

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 11:49:46 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton said the slot position is not out of his comfort zone, but there are things he needs to learn that are different from playing on the outside. Wheaton said he's seeing a lot of the same defensive reads in the slot that he did on the outside.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton will be the third option at wide receiver for Pittsburgh this year behind Antonio Brown and Martavis Bryant. He still has a lot of progress to make before becoming valuable in the fantasy realm, so only draft him for depth at wide receiver for now.

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Steelers | Martavis Bryant could start in 2015

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:06:56 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant is expected to push WR Markus Wheaton for the No. 2 wide receiver job during training camp, according to offensive coordinator Todd Haley. "We are looking for him to come in and make a push against Markus Wheaton for that No. 2 spot and continue give us big-time production, specifically in the red area where a big target like that can make a big impact," Haley said.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant made a big impact after he was on the active roster for games by catching eight touchdowns in 10 games. He should have a bigger role in the passing game this season and should continue to be a main target in the red zone. Owners can consider selecting Bryant in the middle rounds of drafts next season.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Steelers | Markus Wheaton listed as probable

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:43:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (illness) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 19, and is listed as probable for Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has been a bit inconsistent in terms of his production and has only caught two touchdowns on the season. Wheaton only costs $3,000 on FantasyScore, but owners should be able to find a better option.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton misses practice

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:11:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (illness) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18.

Fantasy Tip: We'd be pretty surprised if Wheaton ($3,000) missed the game against the Kansas City Chiefs. KC has held their own against wide receivers this year, which makes Wheaton a true boom or bust candidate at FantasyScore in Week 16.

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Steelers | Martavis Bryant emerges as another WR option

Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:48:08 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant cut into WR Markus Wheaton's workload in Week 7 against the Houston Texans, and QB Ben Roethlisberger took three "shot" plays down the field to Bryant. The team is unsettled at receiver behind WR Antonio Brown, with WRs Wheaton, Lance Moore and Darrius Heyward-Bey fighting for targets. It was the first game in which Bryant was active this year.

Fantasy Tip: Bryant had a fine showing on Monday night in his first game this year. However, the second and third options behind Brown are hard to predict right now, making them nothing more than risky flex plays based on matchups.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton probable

Fri, 03 Oct 2014 13:53:44 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (groin) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 3, and is listed as probable for Week 5.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton should be able to play in Week 5 after going from limited practice to full practice. Wheaton has a price of $5,200 on FantasyScore, but owners may think that is too expensive for him.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton does some drills

Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:21:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (groin) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 2.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has a good chance to play this week. Owners would have to spend $5,200 on Wheaton at FantasyScore, and he could be a flex option for owners if they are comfortable with the price.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton limited

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:39:58 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (groin) was limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 1.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has been a solid starter for the team but has seen a bit of a decline in his stats since Week 1. Wheaton has a cost of $5,200 on FantasyScore and could be a possible flex option if he is able to play.

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Steelers | Steelers top skill players probable

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:27:19 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger (non-injury), RB Le'Veon Bell (non-injury), WR Antonio Brown (non-injury), WR Markus Wheaton (non-injury) and TE Heath Miller (non-injury) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 10, and are listed as probable for Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: All five players were receiving some time off because of the short week. All will be able to play and could be used in all fantasy leagues.

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