Steelers WR Justin Brown 'stood out' in OTAs could 'push' Markus Wheaton

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Steelers WR Markus Wheaton still has a ways to go to win the starting job held down by Emmanuel Sanders last season, and that is a good thing. Wheaton had a solid offseason, but he will have a lot of competition during training camp. Justin Brown, who stood out during offseason practices, will be among those who push Wheaton. The 6-3, 209-pound Brown spent all of last season on the practice squad but wide receivers coach Richard Mann said, "He’s just a different guy. He understands the concepts. He’s smoother. His body language is different.”

Fantasy Impact: 

Wheaton seems destined for the WR2 job, but Brown has better size and has had a good summer, and it's not like Wheaton has much more experience. Whoever wins the job will be fantasy relevant in 2014.

Filed Under: 2014, Preseason

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