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Markus Wheaton

Chicago Bears
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

Bears | Markus Wheaton contract update

Sun, 12 Mar 2017 13:08:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton signed a two-year deal worth $11 million. The deal includes $5 million in guaranteed money.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chicago Sun-Times - Adam L. Jahns

Bears | Markus Wheaton expects to be healthy soon

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:49:56 -0800

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) said he expects to be fully recovered from his shoulder surgery by April.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton could miss some offseason workouts but should be ready for the start of training camp. He could serve as the No. 3 receiver for the Bears next season but should only be considered as a depth player for owners in deeper leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNChicago.com - Jeff Dickerson

Bears | Markus Wheaton headed to Chicago

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:40:17 -0800

Free-agent WR Markus Wheaton (Steelers) agreed to terms with the Chicago Bears on Thursday, March 9, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton mostly disappointed during his time in Pittsburgh and will be hard-pressed to be anything more than a situational deep threat behind Kevin White and Cameron Meredith. He can be ignored in fantasy.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Ian Rapoport

Steelers | Markus Wheaton may not return

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:35:14 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers impending free-agent WR Markus Wheaton has been shown little interest as far as being re-signed, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Fantasy Tip: One can understand the lack of excitement in the possibility of bringing back Wheaton. He only played in three games in what was supposed to be a breakout year. He's only worth a late-round flier wherever he lands.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | PIT not expected to re-sign Markus Wheaton

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:34:43 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton is not expected to be back with the team next season, "unless he has no other decent offers and returns for minimum salary," according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton will become an unrestricted free agent March 9, but no matter where he lands, he shouldn't even be considered as a potential draft pick in deep leagues. The 26-year-old was limited to just three games this past season due to a shoulder ailment, registering only four receptions for 51 yards. He should get a shot with some other NFL club, though.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Markus Wheaton will be free agent

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 11:18:23 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton will be an unrestricted free agent Thursday, March 9, at 4 p.m. EST.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton has surgery

Mon, 02 Jan 2017 08:49:20 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his shoulder, and recovery time is three months.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton squandered a couple of opportunities the last couple of seasons with key guys out, and his fantasy stock is pretty low for next season. If Martavis Bryant is reinstated, Wheaton may have a tough time making the club.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton placed on IR

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:22:29 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Saturday, Nov. 19.

Fantasy Tip: Eli Rogers and Ladarius Green should have bigger roles in the passing game with Wheaton out for the rest of the season. Rogers could be a flex option in deeper leagues but probably does not have a lot of value in standard leagues. Green could be a low-end No. 1 tight end against favorable matchups.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton ruled out

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:47:00 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 18, and has been ruled out for Week 11.

Fantasy Tip: Eli Rogers and Cobi Hamilton probably will receive more targets with Wheaton out. Rogers can be a flex option in some leagues, but owners should pass on Hamilton in all leagues.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton remains sidelined

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 17:24:10 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 17.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton appears unlikely to play in Week 11, making Eli Rogers a solid flex option against the suspect defense of the Cleveland Browns.

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