Steelers Rookie WR Wheaton Learning His Way


The Steelers sure could use a big season from rookie wide out Markus Wheaton, but the former Oregon State receiver is playing catch up with his teammates after missing time.

The AP today wrote about Wheaton, who missed organized team activities and minicamp due to school.

”I felt like I was behind because I missed that camp,” Wheaton said in the article. ”But really, we all start from scratch. Mentally they’re teaching (the offense) as if no one knows it.”

Having Wheaton up to par with the rest of his teammates is a huge key to the Steelers this season. While Plax Burress and Jerricho Cotchery fight for the teams third WR spot, the club would love to see Wheaton step up.

Last season the 79th overall pick of the draft pulled in 91 grabs and 11 TD’s, and while he won’t do that in 2013, if he can give the team a downfield presence, that would be a huge lift.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Tags: , , ,

About the author: Matt Loede




Recent posts in News


No Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Play Daily Fantasy Sports


Steelers Gab Features






Recent Comments

  • DaveB.: Sticks and stones , LeVeon , remember that . Worry about reh…
  • DrGeorge: Burke's emphasis on the offense is misguided; as DaveB. corr…
  • Marita Lint: Thoughtful ideas ! Incidentally , if your business needs to …
  • DaveB.: I dont worry about Roethlisberger and Bell as much as I do …
  • DaveB.: A very bad fit from the start in alot of ways . Vick never l…