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Wheaton excited to step into big role

The split end in the Steelers offense is designed to make big plays and big money, and after former “Young Money” receivers Mike Wallace and Emmanuel Sanders caught huge contracts elsewhere, the Steelers turn to a new man. “I’m anxious, excited, nervous, all of that,” Markus Wheaton said. “I can’t wait to get going.” Wheaton epitomizes many of the players on this...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Eagles – Second Half Notes And Observations

Below are my notes and observations upon reviewing the second half of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday. Steelers’ first-team offense in against the Eagles’ reserve defense. Quickly forces a third and nine. Markus Wheaton’s 10-yard reception kept the drive going. Le’Veon Bell with a false cut to the outside probably […] Steelers vs...
Via Steelers Depot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Roethlisberger impressed with Markus Wheaton

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been impressed with second-year receiver Markus Wheaton so far in camp. “He’s learning and growing fast, and we need him to,” Roethlisberger said. “That’s what’s great about him. He doesn’t make the same mistake twice. He’s busting his butt every day in practice. I grabbed him upstairs [Monday] and talked to him about something...
Via Pro Football Zone
11 days ago  |  Discuss

No News Is Good New For Markus Wheaton

Earlier this week, one commenter wondered why I left out 6’5” wide receiver Derek Moye while discussing two other tall young receivers on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ roster, namely Justin Brown and rookie Martavis Bryant. There’s not much to wonder about, really. Although the former Penn State wide out did make the roster a year ago, […] No News Is Good New For Markus Wheaton...
Via Steelers Depot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Need a Big Year from Markus Wheaton

The Pittsburgh Steelers drafted Markus Wheaton, out of Oregon State, in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Wheaton is looking for a better second season in Pittsburgh after suffering two broken fingers and finishing with just six catches for 64 yards in his rookie campaign.   Missing games and time due to injury stalled Wheaton’s progress last season, but he is making up for...
Via Steelers Blitz
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014

Due to a finger injury suffered last year, Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton only registered six catches for 64 yards in the 12 games that he dressed for during his rookie season. With Wheaton now the odds on favorite to start this year as the No. 2 option opposite Antonio Brown, what kind of […] Expectations For Steelers WR Markus Wheaton In 2014 is a post from...
Via Steelers Depot
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Should Benefit Greatly From OTA Practices

Just when it looked like Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Markus Wheaton was starting to see increased playing time during his 2013 rookie season, a busted finger in the Week 4 game in London against the Minnesota Vikings set back his development. Now that he’s back healthy again, the hope is that the Oregon State product […] Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Should Benefit Greatly...
Via Steelers Depot
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers weekly rewind: Cam Heyward rocks, Markus Wheaton surprises and the Top 5 Steelers free agents

Check out below for some of the week’s best NFL and Pittsburgh Steelers articles from cover32 and cover32/pit! Pittsburgh Steelers Cam Heyward and the future of the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive line Are you one of those ‘Armchair Kipers?’ Do James Harrison and Santonio Holmes want to return to Pittsburgh? What new changes are coming to Heinz Field? Getting to know...
Via cover32 - Steelers
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: 5 lessons from the preseason

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (photo credit: Jason Bridge/USA Today Sports) The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the preseason this year with a winless 0-4 record. This preseason was disappointing for the Steelers, the first team offense only scored one touchdown and the special teams did not look good at all. These may be meaningless games there are still many things...
Via isportsweb.com
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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