Martavis Bryant returns to practice

ESPN - [Full Article]

WR Martavis Bryant made his presence felt on the offensive end Tuesday after missing most of the last two weeks of the Pittsburgh Steelers' training camp with minor elbow surgery.

Bryant stretched out his body and got both feet in bounds on a touchdown catch to the corner of the end zone, but that wasn't the spectacular play. Ben Roethlisberger threw a 50-yarder Bryant's way, with safety Will Allen converging and corner Cortez Allen in tight coverage. No matter. Bryant set his feet and leaped over Allen for the grab, with Allen a half-step off. Not to overhype Bryant, who was relatively raw as a rookie in 2014 and couldn't handle much more than go routes, but once he masters every nuance of the offense, the potential production is scary.

Fantasy Impact: 

WR Markus Wheaton is out with a hamstring injury so the team was happy to have Bryant back. Of course, Roethlisberger made some waves when he earlier said he expects Wheaton to bust out this year and he would be used in two-receiver sets, then slide to the slot in three receiver sets. We haven't really changed our thoughts on Bryant and he remains ranked 18th on our WR list, making him a very good WR2 option.

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