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Report: Seahawks meet with WR Markus Wheaton

Former Steelers and Bears wide receiver Markus Wheaton is visiting the Seahawks, Ian Rapoport of NFL.com tweets. The Seahawks are on the lookout for pass catchers after losing tight end Jimmy Graham and wide receiver Paul Richardson in free agency.Last March, Wheaton inked a two-year contract with the Bears worth $11M with $5M guaranteed. That deal turned out to be a bust and Chicago...
Via Pro Football Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bears likely to release WR Markus Wheaton

Markus Wheaton is expecting to be released by the Bears, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune (on Twitter). Wheaton is scheduled to carry a $5.75MM cap hit, but the Bears can release him with just $750K in dead money. After adding Allen Robinson and Taylor Gabriel to the wide receiver stable, the Bears can afford to part with Wheaton, who was part of a failed 2017 free...
Via Pro Football Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Markus Wheaton diagnosed with broken finger

In just his second practice back after undergoing an emergency appendectomy, new Chicago Bears wide receiver Markus Wheaton went down to injury on Sunday.There were no immediate updates on Wheaton’s injury, but he was forced from practice.The good news here for Chicago is that it appears the receiver’s injury has nothing to do with the appendectomy he underwent late last month.Head...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Wheaton carted off in second practice back from appendectomy

Markus Wheaton underwent an emergency appendectomy two weeks ago. Sunday marked his second day of practice since that procedure, and he had to be carted off the field. At this time, we don’t know the exact reason why Wheaton had to leave practice on a cart. But it’s not an encouraging sign. Hopefully Wheaton was removed from practice for purely precautionary reasons.Wheaton signed...
Via Sportsnaut
August 13, 2017  |  Discuss

Markus Wheaton undergoes emergency appendectomy

After suffering stomach pains Saturday night, Chicago Bears receiver Markus Wheaton underwent successful appendectomy surgery Sunday morning.Head coach John Fox announced the procedure Sunday. The great news for both Wheaton and the Bears is that his appendix did not rupture prior to the procedure, as noted by Patrick Finley of the Chicago Sun Times. There is no known timetable for...
Via Sportsnaut
July 30, 2017  |  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

Steelers Should Rethink Decision To Use Rookie WR Markus Wheaton On Special Teams

If Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton isn’t going to be a legitimate candidate to return punts in 2013, it really doesn’t make much sense to have him playing on special teams. At least, that’s my opinion. Wheaton has said recently that he didn’t play much on special teams during his time at Oregon [...] Steelers Should Rethink Decision To Use Rookie WR Markus...
Via Steelers Depot
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Shows Urgency During First Training Camp Practice

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers coach Richard Mann was forced to long distance tutor rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton over the course of the offseason due to the Oregon State product being unable to practice with the team because of the league graduation rules. According to Will Graves of the Associated Press, Wheaton was a great [...] Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Shows...
Via Steelers Depot
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Rookie WR Markus Wheaton Won’t Be Allowed To Attend Mini Camp In June

Pittsburgh Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert said a few weeks ago that he hoped rookie wide receiver Marcus Wheaton would be able to make the mandatory mini camp next month after being forced to sit out all of the OTA sessions due to Oregon State being on the quarters system, but it doesn't look like that's going to happen. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports...
Via Steelers Depot
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign Third-Round Draft Pick WR Markus Wheaton On Thursday

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced on Thursday that they have signed yet another one of their nine draft picks as wide receiver Markus Wheaton has also come to terms on his four year rookie deal. Wheaton was drafted in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft out of Oregon State where he registered 227 catches for 2,994 yards and 16 receiving touchdowns in 49 games played. The...
Via Steelers Depot
May 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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