What happened to Markus Wheaton?

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What happened to Markus Wheaton?

Unfortunately for Wheaton, he suffered a shoulder injury in 2016 which cut his final season under contract with the Steelers short. He then went out into free agency after missing most of the previous year and signed with the Chicago Bears. Another big part of Wheaton’s decision to retire now was family.

Who does Markus Wheaton play for in the NFL?

Markus Wheaton will retire after six NFL seasons, the veteran receiver has told Ron Lippock of SteelersTakeaways.com. The 79th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, Wheaton spent his first four NFL seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers before spending a season each with the Chicago Bears and Philadelphia Eagles.

Where is Markus Wheaton from?

Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Markus Wheaton/Place of birth

Who is number 80 on the Pittsburgh Steelers?

Plaxico Antonio Burress (born August 12, 1977) is a former American football wide receiver who played 12 seasons in the National Football League….Plaxico Burress.

No. 80, 17
Height: 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight: 232 lb (105 kg)
Career information
High school: Green Run (Virginia Beach, Virginia)

Did Markus Wheaton retire?

On May 2, 2018, Wheaton signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was released by the team on September 12, 2018. He retired on January 22, 2019.

Does Sammie Coates still play football?

He played in the XFL for the Houston Roughnecks in their 2020 season….Sammie Coates.

No. 84 – Saskatchewan Roughriders
High school: Leroy (AL)
College: Auburn
NFL Draft: 2015 / Round: 3 / Pick: 87
Career history

Did Pittsburgh win or lose today?

HIGHLIGHTS: Steelers win 31-14.

What happened Sammie Coates?

Coates later broke the ring finger on his left hand and sustained a groin injury. The injuries conspired to limit Coates to two receptions for 14 yards for the rest of the 2016 season. During the offseason between the 2016 and 2017 seasons, Coates had groin and knee surgeries.

Where did Sammie Coates go to high school?

Auburn University2010–2014
The University of Southern Mississippi2010–2010Leroy High School
Sammie Coates/Education

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