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MARKUS WHEATON RUMORS

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...
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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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Still Focused On Earning Starting Spot

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton has been functioning most of the offseason as the starter opposite Antonio Brown, but the former third-round draft pick is not taking that spot for granted. “Oh yeah. I am pretty sure if you ask anybody else they will say the same thing. Everyone wants that spot. It […] Steelers WR Markus Wheaton Still Focused On Earning...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Second-Year WR Markus Wheaton Looking ‘Fast And Sure-Handed’ Early On

Pittsburgh Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton might have a disfigured pinkie finger on his right hand, but it sounds like there’s nothing wrong with his legs. According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Wheaton is “looking fast and sure-handed” in OTA practices thus far as the offense spending a good deal of time working on their […] Steelers Second-Year WR...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Markus Wheaton worked with the Steelers starting offense

Steelers second-year wide receiver Markus Wheaton worked with the starting offense during Wednesday’s OTA practice,  according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The starting receiver opposite Antonio Brown for the first practice session was Markus Wheaton, the third-round draft pick last year. “There are a lot of us chasing that spot,” Wheaton said. “It’s not mine. There’s...
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May 29, 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...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Markus Wheaton on track to start for Steelers

In recent years, the Steelers have found a couple of talented receivers via round three of the draft. They now need another one to step up. With 2009 third-rounder Mike Wallace and 2010 third-rounder Emmanuel Sanders now gone via free agency, 2013 third-rounder Markus Wheaton is in line to start, predicts Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Appearing in 12 games with...
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May 25, 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...
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May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakout Could Be on Horizon for Wheaton in 2014

When I started looking at Markus Wheaton last year (before he was drafted), I thought that he looked ready to step into the Steelers offense immediately. Wheaton was a small-ish receiver that was dangerous in space, and was used a number of ways at Oregon State. He had a quick first step, which allowed him to get a lot of work on bubble screens, as well as track speed to get deep...
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February 05, 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...
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September 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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