Wheeler, an eight-year veteran, has compiled 493 combined tackles for the Colts, Raiders and Dolphins over his career. He was most recently a member of the 49ers with whom he played one game in the preseason. However, Wheeler was released following the final preseason game and had not been picked by a team through the first six weeks of the season.
Matthew, Kelly Stafford help endow new social justice program at Georgia
Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford and his wife, Kelly are teaming up with Bulldogs football coach Kirby Smart to help the UGA Athletic Association launch an initiative to improve areas of diversity, inclusion, equity and social justice.
Five on-field, two replay officials opt out of 2020 season
Seven NFL referees have opted out of the 2020 season. NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Friday that five on-field officials and two replay officials have taken a leave of absence for the 2020 season, per sources informed of the situation.