Ben Roethlisberger said he's building confidence in Markus Wheaton.
Markus Wheaton caught 6-of-7 targets for 97 yards in the Steelers' Week 1 win over the Browns.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette says Markus Wheaton "seems to be a more accomplished route runner" than Mike Wallace was in his second NFL season.
Markus Wheaton secured 2-of-4 targets for 24 yards in Thursday's preseason game against the Eagles.
Ben Roethlisberger thinks Markus Wheaton is "going to surprise a lot of people."
Markus Wheaton had two catches for 15 yards and a touchdown in Saturday night's preseason game against the Bills.
Markus Wheaton caught one pass for 28 yards in the Steelers' preseason opener, adding a 10-yard rush.
Markus Wheaton is listed as a starting receiver opposite Antonio Brown on the Steelers' depth chart, as expected.
CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports second-year WR Markus Wheaton is "having another strong start to camp," and "his role will increase greatly."
As expected, second-year WR Markus Wheaton opened Steelers OTAs as the starting X receiver opposite Antonio Brown.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette projects second-year WR Markus Wheaton as the Steelers' starting split end.
Markus Wheaton and Martavis Bryant will compete for the Steelers' starting "X" receiver job in training camp.
ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown expects second-year WR Markus Wheaton to "emerge this season" opposite Antonio Brown.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin anticipates 2013 third-round pick Markus Wheaton taking a "significant" leap in his second NFL season.