Markus Wheaton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Steelers wide receiver Wheaton embraces move to slot position

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Antonio Brown can play in the slot, but the Steelers' All-Pro receiver is much more valuable on the outside. The same goes for Martavis Bryant. With Lance Moore gone and the Steelers not open to alter any part of Todd Haley's highly successful three-receiver formations, the Steelers had to..." June 19

  • Haley expecting Bryant to push Wheaton for No. 2 receiver spot

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Martavis Bryant put up plenty of big plays for the Steelers last year. So much so that the Steelers are planning to give Bryant every opportunity this summer to claim the No. 2 receiver spot currently held by Markus Wheaton. Offensive coordinator Todd Haley, who pushed hard for the Steelers..." March 19

  • Wheaton ready to take the next step

    Steelers "As receiver Markus Wheaton looked back at his rookie year, he said he had fun getting to do what he loves, which is playing football. There was just one problem. He wishes he would have played more, especially on offense. Wheaton was hampered by a broken pinky finger on his right hand that..." January 11

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    Scott Brown @ScottBrown_ESPN

    WR Markus Wheaton is being evaluated and he has not been ruled out this week after he comes back from a broken pinkie.

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    #Steelers Tomlin: Wheaton is out for third straight game with broken pinky

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    Ed Bouchette @EdBouchette

    #Steelers Tomlin: Wheaton will be out with his finger injury again this week

  • Rookie WR Wheaton undergoes pinkie surgery

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "• Steelers rookie wide receiver Markus Wheaton had his first significant role in the game plan against the Vikings last week but now might not be available for the Oct. 13 game against the Jets. Wheaton suffered a broken pinkie finger during last week's 34-27 loss to the Vikings that required..." October 03