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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
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three Sleeper Wide Receivers

  Using Fantasy Pros ADP here are three players I’ll be targeting in the late rounds with a 175 ADP or lower.   Cheat Sheet Creator – Draft Analyzer – Draft Assistant – Auction Calculator  Get our DFS Cheat Sheets  free just by signing up at DraftDay!   Markus Wheaton: ADP 175 – Wheaton has been compared to Mike Wallace as far as his speed and deep play ability...
Via The Fake Football
14 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
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers release depth chart

The Pittsburgh Steelers released their first official depth chart of 2014 for Saturday’s preseason game against the New York Giants. Markus Wheaton is listed as the starting wide receiver opposite Antonio Brown.  Lance Moore is listed as the primary backup to Wheaton, and Justin Brown is the primary backup to Antonio Brown. LeGarrette Blount is listed behind Le’Veon...
Via Sports-Glory
18 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
22 days ago  |  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 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...
Via Steelers Depot
June 19, 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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