The Pittsburgh Steelers are not listing Markus Wheaton on their Week 3 injury report, which means he will almost certainly play vs. the Philadelphia Eagles. A shoulder injury kept Wheaton from playing in Pittsburgh’s first two games, but he practiced fully this week this week after getting in two full sessions in Week 2, but was limited Friday and missed last Sunday’s win over the Cincinnati Bengals. With Wheaton out, Sammie Coates and Eli Rogers worked as the two receivers next to Antonio Brown, and both produced well.
The Cincinnati Bengals greet the Denver Broncos in their home opener this Sunday, which is looking like a critical early-season conference matchup. The Bengals currently stand at 1-1, which brings a mixed bag of emotions. If the team can escape a treacherous three-game opening stretch of the 2016 season with a winning record, optimism should run high. If they fall to 1-2, however, more questions like the ones we’ve received this week will abound. Send us your questions via email or Twitter (@CincyJingle or @CJAnthonyCUI) to be answered in this weekly feature, or tune in to The Orange and Black Insider, as we answer questions there as well! Good question. It’s hard to say if Giovani Bernard can
The Denver Broncos have ruled tight end Virgil Green out vs. the Cincinnati Bengals. Green is dealing with a calf injury suffered in the Week 2 win over the Indianapolis Colts. It could sideline him several more games after he failed to practice this week. In his first season as Denver’s full-time starter, Green has caught seven passes on eight targets for 74 yards. That is decent TE2 production, though he will need to do more to warrant starting in fantasy again this season. With Green out, second-year man Jeff Heuerman could be in line for his first start. Fantasy Impact: Green was already a low-ranked fantasy tight end in this offense, so the injury just makes it easier to bench him for the