Markus Wheaton news, rumors and stats

 

Markus Wheaton

Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 189

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

Steelers | Markus Wheaton will share snaps

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:16:26 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) is set to return from a sprained right shoulder in Week 3 versus the Philadelphia Eagles, but he will do so in a timeshare with Sammie Coates and Darrius Heyward-Bey.

Fantasy Tip: It's impossible to know at this point whether the Steelers plan on making this a permanent arrangement or are only trying to bring him back slowly, but what is clear is that Wheaton is no more than a low-end flex for the time being. He is certainly still worth a bench spot and could move into the WR3 discussion as the year progresses.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton ready to play

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:53:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23, and is not on the injury report for Week 3.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton missed the first two games of the season but should have a solid role in the passing game in Week 3. He could be a flex option in deeper leagues but could stay on the bench if owners have more favorable matchups.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton a full participant

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 19:44:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 22.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton is expected to make his season debut in Week 3, and he immediately warrants consideration as a flex option.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton practices in full

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 17:14:33 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Sept. 21.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was held out of the team's Week 2 game but appears to have a good chance to play in Week 3. He should receive solid playing time during the game and can be a flex option in most leagues.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton ready to return?

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:47:23 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) looks "ready to go," according to head coach Mike Tomlin, though Tomlin indicated that Wheaton's participation in practice leading up to Week 3 would determine his availability.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was close this past Sunday, and with another week it sounds like he should be back in action. The Steelers have moved the ball effectively in his absence, and Sammie Coates has done a good job on deep balls, but Wheaton is the most accomplished Steelers wideout this side of Antonio Brown. If Wheaton is up, he'd be an interesting option as a WR3 or flex play.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton will not play

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 09:06:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) has been declared inactive for the team's Week 2 game.

Fantasy Tip: Eli Rogers likely will be more involved in the passing game with Wheaton sidelined. He recorded 59 yards and one touchdown in Week 1 and was targeted seven times during the game. Rogers can be a fine flex option for owners and should have more value in point-per-reception leagues.

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Steelers | Week 2 inactives for Pittsburgh

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 08:42:18 -0700

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared CB Senquez Golson, LB Steven Johnson, QB Zach Mettenberger, FB Roosevelt Nix, C Cody Wallace, DT L.T. Walton, WR Markus Wheaton inactive for Week 2.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton out Sunday

Sun, 18 Sep 2016 08:37:39 -0700

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) will not play in Week 2's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. He is expected to need another week to recover.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was able to participate on a limited basis in practice last week, so he should be good to go for Week 3's contest versus the Philadelphia Eagles. WRs Antonio Brown and Eli Rogers and TE Jesse James should see the bulk of the targets in Week 2.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton questionable for Week 2

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 13:15:18 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) was limited during practice Friday, Sept. 16, and is listed as questionable for Week 2.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has on the practice field all three days this week and should have a good chance to play in Week 2. Wheaton likely will be in the starting lineup if he is active for the game but may not be a great option for owners since the team is facing a tough Cincinnati Bengals defense.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton a full participant

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 17:30:27 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) was a full participant in practice Thursday, Sept. 15.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has a chance to emerge as the No. 2 option behind Antonio Brown. He should be owned in most formats, but he is a risky flex play against Cincinnati in Week 2.

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