Insider Only Markus Wheaton comes up clutch vs Browns

  • Markus Wheaton had quite an impact in his first NFL start, hauling in 6 receptions for 97 yards on 7 targets. On the Steelers game winning drive, Wheaton made an 11 yard catch on second down and than the key play of the drive, a  20 yard grab on 3rd down to setup Suisham’s game winning kick. Wheaton picked on Browns rookie cornerback Justin Gilbert all game with all 6 receptions coming with Gilbert in coverage, including a 40 yard catch in the first quarter to setup LeGarrette Blount’s TD run.
Week 1 vs Browns: 6 Receptions – 97 Yards
2014 Stats: 6 Receptions – 97 Yards – 16.2 AVG

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