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Markus Wheaton

Chicago Bears
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Bears | Chicago's Thursday practice report

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 11:34:48 -0800

Chicago Bears TE Dion Sims (illness), LB Danny Trevathan (calf), OL Tom Compton (ankle), CB Bryce Callahan (knee), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring) and DE Roy Robertson-Harris (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 9. OG Kyle Long (finger) was limited, while WR Markus Wheaton (groin) participated fully.

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Bears | Chicago practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:43:32 -0800

Chicago Bears CB Bryce Callahan (knee), OT Tom Compton (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), DE Roy Robertson-Harris (hamstring), TE Dion Sims (illness) and LB Danny Trevathan (calf) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 8. OG Kyle Long (finger) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) were limited in practice, while C Hroniss Grasu (hand), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and OL Cody Whitehair (elbow) were full participants.

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Bears | Chicago's Week 8 inactives

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 08:32:13 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared WR Dontrelle Inman, C Hroniss Grasu, LB John Timu, QB Mark Sanchez, WR Markus Wheaton, DL Roy Robertson-Harris, CB Sherrick McManis inactive for Week 8.

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Bears | Week 8 injury report for Bears

Fri, 27 Oct 2017 13:03:48 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), DE Roy Robertson-Harris (hamstring), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not participate in practice and are listed as doubtful for Week 8. RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring) and C Hroniss (hand) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. WR Dontrelle Inman (non-injury) and QB Mark Sanchez (illness) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Bears | Chicago's Thursday practice report

Thu, 26 Oct 2017 14:13:19 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), DE Roy Robertson-Harris (hamstring), QB Mark Sanchez (illness), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 26. RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring) and C Hroniss Grasu (hand) were limited during practice. CB Bryce Callahan (neck), OG Kyle Long (ankle) and DE Mitch Unrein (quadriceps) fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Wednesday's practice report for Chicago

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 14:49:13 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle), CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), DE Roy Robertson-Harris (hamstring), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 25. CB Bryce Callahan (neck), RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring), C Hroniss Grasu (hand) and DE Mitch Unrein (quadriceps) were limited participants.

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Bears | Week 7 inactives for Chicago

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 08:33:22 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared RB Benny Cunningham, C Hroniss Grasu, DL John Jenkins, CB Sherrick McManis, QB Mark Sanchez, LB John Timu, WR Markus Wheaton inactive for Week 7.

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Bears | Chicago injury report for Friday

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:07:16 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not practice Friday, Oct. 20. McManis and Timu are listed as doubtful for Week 7 against the Carolina Panthers, while Wheaton has been ruled out. C Hroniss Grasu (hand) was limited in practice, while RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring) and LB Nick Kwiatkoski (chest) practiced in full. All three are questionable, while WR Tanner Gentry (hip) practiced in full and was removed from the injury report.

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Bears | Chicago's injury report for Thursday

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:55:51 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 19. RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring), C Hroniss Grasu (hand) and LB Nick Kwiatkoski (chest) were limited, while WR Tanner Gentry (hip) participated fully.

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Bears | Chicago practice report for Wed.

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:54:57 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring), LB John Timu (ankle, knee) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 18. RB Benny Cunningham (hamstring), WR Tanner Gentry (hip), C Hroniss Grasu (hand) and LB Nick Kwiatkoski (chest) were listed as limited participants.

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Bears | Week 6 inactives for Chicago

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:38:47 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared C Hroniss Grasu, DL John Jenkins, LB Nick Kwiatkoski, RB Taquan Mizzell, QB Mark Sanchez, LB John Timu, WR Markus Wheaton inactive for Week 6.

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Bears | Chicago's Week 6 injury report

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 12:33:44 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (groin) and LB John Timu (ankle, knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 13, and have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Baltimore Ravens. C Hroniss Grasu (hand) and Nick Kwiatkoski (chest) were both limited in practice Friday and are listed as questionable. CB Marcus Cooper (back) and LG Kyle Long (ankle) participated fully in practice Friday and have been removed from the injury report.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton to miss some time

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 15:31:29 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (groin) has a tear in his groin and could miss four to six weeks, according to league sources.

Fantasy Tip: No fantasy team should really be affected by this, as Wheaton is better off avoiding even when he's 100 percent healthy. Of course, that seemingly hasn't been the case in years, which might be one reason why he's racked up just one catch in three games this season. Even in the deepest leagues, there are better options to dig up.

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Bears | Chicago's Thursday practice report

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 13:40:03 -0700

Chicago Bears OG Kyle Long (ankle) and LB John Timu (knee, ankle) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 12. CB Marcus Cooper (back), C Hroniss Grasu (hand), DT Nick Kwiatkoski (chest) and WR Markus Wheaton (groin) were limited.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton blanked against old team

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 17:05:49 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) was targeted twice in his season debut in Week 3 against the Pittsburgh Steelers, his former team, but he had no catches.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was making his team debut and he has opportunity in Chicago with Cameron Meredith and Kevin White done for the season, leaving the wideout picture wide open. However, it might take time to get used to his new surroundings, so file his name away for fantasy consideration later.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton hopeful for Week 3

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:15:40 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) said Wednesday, Sept. 20, that he is hopeful of making his team debut in Week 3 against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has been inactive for the first two games due to a broken pinkie, but he is likely to push hard to return to face his former team. The Bears have a mish-mash group of receivers, so Wheaton has opportunity in the Windy City. But for now his fantasy value is rather negligible.

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Bears | Chicago practice report for Wednesday

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:23:27 -0700

Chicago Bears OT Tom Compton (hip), LB Nick Kwiatkowski (chest), QB Mark Sanchez (neck) and OG Josh Sitton (ribs) were unable to practice Wednesday, Sept. 20. CB Prince Amukamara (ankle), RB Benny Cunningham (ankle), DE Akiem Hicks (shoulder), RB Jordan Howard (shoulder), OG Kyle Long (ankle) and WR Kendall Wright (shoulder) were limited participants, while S Deon Bush (hamstring) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) practiced in full.

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Bears | Week 2 inactives for Bears

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 08:34:26 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared RB Benny Cunningham, FS Deon Bush, DL John Jenkins, OG Kyle Long, QB Mark Sanchez, WR Markus Wheaton, CB Prince Amukamara inactive for Week 2.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton unlikely to play

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 06:19:33 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) appears to be a longshot to play in Week 2's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was a limited participant in the team's three practice sessions during the week and was listed as questionable on the injury report. Seasonal owners should look for safer options to use this afternoon, while he should be avoided altogether in daily fantasy formats.

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Bears | Chicago injury report for Week 2

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:18:32 -0700

Chicago Bears S Deon Bush (hamstring) and RB Benny Cunningham (ankle) did not practice Friday, Sept. 15. Bush is listed as questionable, while Cunningham is doubtful for Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. CB Prince Amukamara (ankle), WR Josh Bellamy (ankle), RB Jordan Howard (shoulder), LB Christian Jones (back), OG Kyle Long (ankle) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) were all limited and are considered questionable.

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Bears | Chicago's Thursday injury report

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:57:20 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Josh Bellamy (ankle) did not practice Thursday, Sept. 14. OG Kyle Long (ankle), CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) were limited.

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Bears | Chicago's Wednesday practice report

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 14:16:45 -0700

Chicago Bears S Adrian Amos (personal) and RB Benny Cunningham (ankle) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 13. CB Prince Amukamara (ankle), FS Deon Bush (hamstring), LB Christian Jones (back), OT Kyle Long (ankle) and WR Markus Wheaton (finger) were listed as limited participants.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton not active for Week 1

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 09:10:43 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) is not active for Week 1's game against the Atlanta Falcons.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton participated in pregame drills but the decision was made to hold him out of the season opener. WRs Kevin White and Kendall Wright should see additional targets versus Atlanta but Wheaton has a good chance to play in Week 2 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Bears | Week 1 inactives for Chicago

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 08:49:33 -0700

The Chicago Bears have declared DL John Jenkins, OG Kyle Long, QB Mark Sanchez, WR Markus Wheaton, CB Prince Amukamara, RB Taquan Mizzell, WR Tre McBride inactive for Week 1.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton unlikely to play

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 07:12:34 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) is not expected to play in Week 1's game against the Atlanta Falcons, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was listed as questionable on the injury report after being a limited participant in the team's two most recent practice sessions. WRs Kevin White and Kendall Wright should see more targets if Wheaton is held out of action.

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Bears | Week 1 injury report for Chicago

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 13:36:13 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 8, and has been ruled out for Week 1. WR Markus Wheaton (finger), OG Kyle Long (ankle) and LB Pernell McPhee (knee) were limited during practice and are listed as questionable. LB Sam Acho (ankle), DT Jonathan Bullard (glute) and CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are not on the injury report.

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Bears | Chicago's Thursday injury report

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 11:51:48 -0700

Chicago Bears CB Prince Amukamara (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 7. WR Markus Wheaton (finger), OG Kyle Long (ankle), DE Jonathan Bullard (glute), LB Sam Acho (ankle), LB Pernell McPhee (knee) and CB Sherrick McManis (hamstring) were limited during practice. FS Eddie Jackson (groin) fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton does not practice

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:19:12 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 6.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton undergoes surgery

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:20:44 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (pinkie) recently underwent surgery to repair his broken left pinkie. Head coach John Fox said there is no timetable for Wheaton's return.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has dealt with injuries during training camp and it is not known when he will return to practice this time. Wheaton could be a late-round flier if he wins the No. 2 receiver job for the Bears.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton dealing with another injury

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:44:47 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (finger) has been diagnosed with a broken finger on his left hand. Wheaton recently returned to practice after missing time with an appendectomy.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton returns to practice

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 14:42:01 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) participated in practice Saturday, Aug. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton was sidelined for a little more than a week after undergoing an appendectomy but should be able to play in a few of the remaining preseason games. Wheaton has a chance to the Bears' No. 3 receiver this season but is only a late-round flier in fantasy leagues.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton will return soon

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 12:13:27 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) will return to action in two weeks, according to NFL Network's Stacey Dales. Wheaton underwent an appendectomy Sunday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: The Bears' receiving group is somewhat of a crapshoot right now, although Wheaton will need to earn playing time behind Cameron Meredith and Kevin White. Kendall Wright will be in the mix, too, so Wheaton is merely a late-round flier at this point.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton undergoes appendectomy

Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:22:25 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (appendix) is expected to miss practice this week after undergoing appendectomy Sunday, July 30.

Fantasy Tip: Some athletes can come back from appendectomies within a week or two, while others can take a bit longer. Wheaton is considered the favorite for No. 3 receiver duties behind Cameron Meredith and Kevin White, so hopefully this surgery doesn't cost him too much in terms of conditioning. He can be ignored in most fantasy drafts, however.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton has good chance to start

Thu, 22 Jun 2017 07:22:46 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton likely has a good chance to start on the outside for the team. The Pittsburgh Steelers used Wheaton in the slot, but he wasn't nearly as productive as he was on the outside.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton's best season came two years ago with a 44-749-5 line, and he won't have the likes of Ben Roethlisberger throwing to him. He's worthy of monitoring as a WR5, but he doesn't provide the upside many others would in that role for your team.

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Bears | Markus Wheaton ready to play

Sat, 10 Jun 2017 20:14:37 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) is almost fully recovered from his shoulder injury. "I'm waiting for them to let me loose," Wheaton said. "I feel great, though."

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Bears | Evaluating Chicago's WRs

Mon, 05 Jun 2017 06:43:58 -0700

Chicago Bears WRs Cameron Meredith (thumb), Kevin White and Markus Wheaton (shoulder) are considered locks to make the 53-man roster, in the opinion of Chicago Tribune writer Dan Wiederer. WRs Victor Cruz, Kendall Wright, Josh Bellamy, Deonte Thompson and Daniel Braverman are considered to be on the bubble. WRs Tanner Gentry, Rueben Randle and Titus Davis are viewed as long shots for the final roster.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Steelers | Markus Wheaton does not practice

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:26:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton is receiving a second opinion on his injury shoulder, so it appears like he is a longshot to play in Week 11. He can be avoided in all leagues even if he is healthy in the near future. Eli Rogers probably will be the more involved in the passing game and can be a flex option in some fantasy leagues.

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Steelers | Markus Wheaton will see specialist

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 12:16:19 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) will visit a specialist for his shoulder injury, an injury that Wheaton hopes will not end his season.

Fantasy Tip: Wheaton has been a disappointment for the Steelers this year even before the injury. It's hard to find a reason not to drop him.

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Steelers | Friday practice report for Pittsburgh

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 16:26:22 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers S Jordan Dangerfield (groin), WR Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot), WR Markus Wheaton (shoulder) and RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) did not practice Friday, Nov. 11, and they're each ruled out for Week 10 against the Dallas Cowboys. C Maurkice Pouncey (thumb) practiced in full and is expected to play.

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Steelers | Trio of Steelers out in Week 10

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 12:25:24 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers WRs Markus Wheaton (shoulder), Darrius Heyward-Bey (foot) and RB DeAngelo Williams (knee) have been ruled out for the team's Week 10 game Sunday, Nov. 13, against the Dallas Cowboys. All three sat out practice Friday, Nov. 11.

Fantasy Tip: The absence of Wheaton and Bey allows the likes of Sammie Coates, Eli Rogers and Jesse James to remain relevant in deeper fantasy leagues. Ladarius Green could also benefit if he makes his return this weekend. Meanwhile, with Williams out, Fitzgerald Toussaint will fill in as the backup, but is a longshot to produce anything of note behind Le'Veon Bell.

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