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Markus Wheaton | Wide Receiver

Team: Pittsburgh Steelers
Age / DOB:  (24) / 2/7/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 182
College: Oregon State
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Appearing on Sirius XM Radio, Ben Roethlisberger stated that Markus Wheaton will be the Steelers' No. 2 wide receiver this season and predicted Wheaton will be Pittsburgh's "breakout player."
This should deal a blow to Martavis Bryant's skyrocketing ADP. "I think Markus Wheaton is our breakout player of the year," said Ben. "I want that. I want him to have that pressure. Because when we're in two wide receivers, he's our No. 2. And we're asking him to play outside. And we go three wide receivers, we ask him to move inside." Bryant's elbow procedure won't help his chances of earning a consistent role in two-wide receiver sets. Wheaton is coming off a highly disappointing 2014 campaign, but will be worth a late-round flier in all fantasy formats if he indeed keeps a full-time role in one of the NFL's premier offenses. Aug 2 - 12:43 PM

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Career Stats
YearReceivingRushingFumb.KO RetPunt Ret
YearTeamGRecYdsY/GAvg100+TDRushYdsY/GAvg100+TDLostYdsTDYdsTD
2013PIT126645.310.70000.0.000037000
2014PIT165364440.312.2024191.24.8000494000

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Ben Roethlisberger
2Bruce Gradkowski
3Landry Jones
4Tajh Boyd
RB1Le'Veon Bell
2DeAngelo Williams
3Dri Archer
4Josh Harris
5Cameron Stingily
GLB1Le'Veon Bell
2DeAngelo Williams
3RB1Le'Veon Bell
2DeAngelo Williams
FB1Will Johnson
2Roosevelt Nix
WR11Antonio Brown
2Darrius Heyward-Bey
3Brelan Chancellor
4Eli Rogers
5Devin Gardner
WR21Markus Wheaton
2Martavis Bryant
3Sammie Coates
4Tyler Murphy
5Shakim Phillips
WR31Martavis Bryant
TE1Heath Miller
2Matt Spaeth
3Jesse James
4Rob Blanchflower
K1Shaun Suisham