Markus Wheaton


Football Outsiders Project Steelers As Top AFC Team In 2016

If you’re a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers it’s hard not to be excited about the upcoming 2016 season as the team appears to be poised to make a serious run at obtaining a seventh Lombardi Trophy. While the Steelers failed to win the AFC North last season, several major…

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2016 Steelers Stock Watch – WR Sammie Coates – Stock Up

With the 2016 NFL Draft now over and the bulk of the heavy lifting done with regard to the roster building process now out of the way, it is easier to begin to take stock of where the Pittsburgh Steelers stand at certain positions, and what the implications might be…


Steelers Weighing Future Cap In Offseason Moves

I wrote an article yesterday about Pittsburgh Steelers veteran inside linebacker Lawrence Timmons and his contract status, in the final year of a six-year contract as he enters his age-30 season. While his base salary is south of $9 million for the season, his cap hit has ballooned to over…


Steelers Look To Capitalize On Big Play Ability In 2016

We all know by now that over the past few seasons the Pittsburgh Steelers have remained near the top in the league in terms of “big plays.” In this article, I’ll take a look at how the Steelers fared in that category last year, and what to look for in…

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Drafted As Returner, Ayers Not Limited To Special Teams

The Pittsburgh Steelers certainly let it be known to their first of two seventh-round draft picks as much as anybody else that if he is to make the 53-man roster this year, it will come through Damarcus Ayers earning a roster spot by becoming an asset as a return man….


Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 4.0: Final Version

With the 2016 NFL Draft set to get underway Thursday evening, it’s now time for me to release my final mock draft version for the Pittsburgh Steelers. As always, please know that this is the part of the draft process that I hate the most when it comes to producing…


2016 Steelers Pre-Draft Movements: Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers entered this league year with nearly a couple dozen players scheduled to hit unrestricted free agency. They ended up retaining five of those unrestricted free agents, but did not tender their one restricted free agent, who signed elsewhere. Pittsburgh also added help from outside of the organization at tight…


On Roethlisberger, Suspensions, And Deep Passing

It was part of his scouting report coming out of college that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had a big arm. Given the fact that his size often finds him in a situation in which he is larger than those trying to tackle him, that would indeed stand to reason….


The Optimist’s Take: Drafting For Wide Receiver

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


Dri Archer’s Roster Spot Open For Returner

Over the course of much of Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin’s tenure, he has not been shy about utilizing the 53rd or so roster spot on the team for a player who does not necessarily have a define role on offense, defense, or in the coverage or blocking aspects…


Bryan: 2016 Steelers Mock Draft 3.0: Post Pro Days

Now that free agency and the pro days are behind us, we now three weeks exactly until the 2016 NFL Draft takes place. Being as the Pittsburgh Steelers are almost halfway through their allotted amount of pre-draft visitors, it’s time for me to release the third version of my seven-round…

Markus Wheaton

Time Is Now For Markus Wheaton To Find Next Level

Ever since the news first came out that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Martavis Bryant would be suspended for a year, including the entirety of the 2016 season, pending reinstatement, the discussion from that point on has primarily focused upon how the team will move forward in replacing his production—namely, with…