Markus Wheaton


Week 4 Steelers Vs Chiefs – What To Watch For

The Pittsburgh Steelers are back home looking to right the ship after suffering their worst statistical loss in decades at the hands of the Eagles, and they are hoping to do so against Andy Reid’s Chiefs, whose offense served as the template for the one that just easily put up…


Steelers Fantasy Football Predictions – Week 4 – 2016

Week 4 – October 2, 2016 Location: Heinz Field – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Opponent: Kansas City Chiefs Starting off with a direct quote from my Week 3 Preview: “The obvious difference in this matchup is the quarterback matchup. Rookie Carson Wentz looks good early but will be making only his 3rd…


With Rogers Out, Brown Likely To Resume Punt Returning Duties

The Pittsburgh Steelers ruled wide receiver Eli Rogers out for the team’s Sunday night home game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a toe injury and that likely means that fellow wide receiver Antonio Brown will likely have to return punts in that contest. “Yeah, but again, Markus Wheaton has…


Week 3 Steelers Offensive Charting Notes

Stats are fun. We think so, and we’re pretty sure you think so too, which is why this season we’ve decided to make our charting notes a weekly series to follow every game. We will also likely follow up with quarterly, mid-season, and post-season charting notes as well that take…


2016 South Side Questions: How Will Markus Wheaton Respond?

The regular season is here, and the Pittsburgh Steelers are taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While the real work is now upon us, there is plenty left to be done. And there…


Too Many Penalties, Fewer First Downs Doom Steelers In Loss

With one of the worst losses in recent memory, it’s hard to find many areas that the team excelled in during Sunday’s contest against the Eagles. And while, yes, it’s only one game in the large scheme of things, there is still plenty to pick apart from the team’s performance….


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


B.J. Finney Holds His Own In NFL Debut

In spite of the fact that the Pittsburgh Steelers took a shellacking on Sunday evening courtesy of the Eagles, we didn’t really learn a whole lot that we didn’t already know. Basically, for the most part, it was a game in which all of the team’s shortcomings were accentuated, and…


The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Eagles Game Recap, Injuries & More

Season 7, Episode 20 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and in this Monday show, David Todd and I get right to talking about the Pittsburgh Steelers embarrassing road loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Ahead of talking about the debacle at Lincoln Financial Field, David and I run down the long list of injuries…


Steelers Vs. Eagles: Player Snap Counts – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost 34-3 to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and now enter Week 4 of the 2016 regular season with a record of 2-1. The initial snap counts from the Week 3 road game are now in and as usual, here is a recap of the notable numbers…


Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs. Eagles – Week 3

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers week 3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles: 1 – Guard David DeCastro had a tough day on Sunday. The blocked field goal on the Steelers first drive came through DeCastro’s gap. He also gave up back to back sacks in the third quarter,…