Wheaton is tentatively expected to start at one outside receiver spot.
In losing Sanders and Cotchery, the Steelers have to replace 1,342 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns, which could be hard to do.
"It's as deep a group as I've been around from top to bottom," Haley said. "I think some guys that are pretty good football players probably won't make the team."
The Steelers have
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette projects 2013 third-round pick
Ron Cook of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Wheaton "could be pressed" for the starting job by Bryant. Wheaton's rookie year was mostly a wash after finger injuries and a lack of opportunities limited him. Bryant was the No. 2 receiver at Clemson playing on the same field as Sammy Watkins.
With the 118th pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the
Standing at 6-foot-3, 211 pounds, Bryant dazzled at the combine with a 4.42 40-yard time. He had 42 receptions for 828 yards and seven touchdowns in 2013. He will join a crowded receiving group that includes
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