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Markus Wheaton

23-Year-Old Wide Receiver – Pittsburgh Steelers

2013 Receiving Stats

Rec

6

Yds

64

TD

0

Avg

10.7

Tar

13

2013 Receiving Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

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2013 ADP:  213.29

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (WR): Hidden

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Bye Week:  5

HT: 5' 11"   WT: 182   DOB: 2/7/1991  College: Oregon State  Show ContractHide Contract

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Markus Wheaton Contract Information:

Signed to a four-year, $2.81 million contract with Pittsburgh in May of 2013.

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Wheaton hopes to avoid the injuries that plagued him during his rookie year and wants to play a greater role in Pittsburgh's offense next season, according to the Steelers' official website. "I felt every time I took a couple of steps forward there was a setback with an injury," said Wheaton. "Hopefully in 2014 there aren't as many setbacks so I can continue to progress."

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Markus Wheaton NFL Stats
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  Receiving Rec Distance Big Rec Games Rushing Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Rec Yards TD Tar Avg YPT 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Att Yards Avg TD Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 22 Pit 12 6 64 0 13 10.7 4.9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 37 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Proj 22 PIT Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Markus Wheaton

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Markus Wheaton Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rec/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5
2013 22 Pit 12 0.5 1.0 0.8 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 Proj 22 PIT Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Markus Wheaton

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Markus Wheaton – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Wide Receiver
Also Listed As:  #1 Kick Returner, #2 Punt Returner

Snap Count Stats

151

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Markus Wheaton was on the field for 151 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

121

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Markus Wheaton was on the field for 121 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2013 151 121

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Markus Wheaton 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Receiving Rec Distance Rushing Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Targets Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Rec Yards TD Tar Avg 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Ten 7 4 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Cin 5 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Chi 8 9 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Min 36 6 3 26 0 5 8.7 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 @NYJ
7 Bal
8 @Oak
9 @NE
10 Buf 4 13 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Det 48 11 3 38 0 5 12.7 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
12 @Cle 4 12 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Bal 3 9 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Mia 4 16 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Cin 4 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @GB 28 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Markus Wheaton  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Wide Receivers
Height:   5' 11"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   182 lbs
BELOW AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.45 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.02 sec
ELITE
Cone Drill:   6.80 sec
GOOD
Arm Length:   32.75 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.13 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   37 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   120 in
AVERAGE
Bench Press:   20 reps
ELITE
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Markus Wheaton: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Wheaton was not targeted in the Steelers’ Week 17 win over the Browns.

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Wheaton (finger) practiced fully this week and is probable for Sunday's game against the Browns.

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Wheaton (finger) practiced fully Thursday.

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Though the Steelers did not practice Wednesday, based on the report submitted by the team, Wheaton (finger) would have worked fully if they had, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

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Wheaton has three receptions on five targets for 38 yards in the Steelers’ 37-27 win over the Lions on Sunday.

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Wheaton (finger) did not catch a pass in his return to action Sunday against the Bills.

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Wheaton (finger) has been fully cleared, according to ESPN reporter Scott Brown.

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Wheaton (finger) is a full go, Ed Bouchette of the Pioneer Post-Gazette reports.

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Wheaton (finger) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Patriots.

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Wheaton (finger) returned to a limited practice Thursday, the Steelers' official site reports.

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