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.
Bills GM Brandon Beane on Josh Allen contract talks: 'There will be no negotiating in-season'
Bills general manager Brandon Beane has now made it known the club won't worry about a Josh Allen extension during the upcoming season, stating that the Bills and Allen will table discussions if a new deal is not worked out prior to the 2021 campaign.
Raiders GM Mike Mayock says he tested positive for COVID-19
Las Vegas Raiders general manager Mike Mayock has tested positive for COVID-19, he confirmed to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport on Monday. Mayock, 62, is currently working from home.
Nick Chubb relieved after signing extension: 'Cleveland is where I want to be'
The Browns cleared their first big contractual hurdle ahead of them in the next 12 months with Nick Chubb's extension, and they aren't the only ones enjoying a bit of relief as their star running back is "relieved it is behind us now."
Steelers WR Chase Claypool aiming high with goal of 14 touchdowns in 2021
Chase Claypool smashed through his rookie ceiling in his first NFL season, and he believes he's only scratched the surface of his potential.
After catching nine touchdowns in 2020, the Steelers standout is aiming for double digits.
Training Camp Buzz: Devonta Freeman gives Saints 'good versatility' out of the backfield
Sean Payton has admired RB Devonta Freeman for years. With new Orleans an RB short, the Saints coach signed the former Falcons star in hopes of tapping into his versatility in the backfield.
Nick Foles would welcome Frank Reich reunion with Wentz injured, but 'I'm a Chicago Bear right now'
Could Nick Foles be called on once again to sub for Carson Wentz? Currently with the Bears, Foles made it clear he wants to have involvement in a potential destination, if he is to be traded, and spoke highly of Indy's Frank Reich.
Vikings place three QBs, including Kirk Cousins, on reserve/COVID-19 list
The Minnesota Vikings placed quarterbacks Kirk Cousins, Kellen Mond and Nate Stanley on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team announced Monday
Colts QB Carson Wentz to undergo foot surgery, miss 5-12 weeks
Carson Wentz will have surgery after all. Colts coach Frank Reich told reporters his starting quarterback will have his injured foot repaired Monday and miss 5-12 weeks.
Eagles rookie WR DeVonta Smith will miss 2-3 weeks with MCL sprain
DeVonta Smith, the Eagles' prized rookie receiver, will miss 2-3 weeks of training camp with a MCL sprain. If Smith indeed misses more than a week, he'll likely be out for the club's preseason opener against the Steelers on Aug. 12.
Bucs watch Olympian Anna Cockrell, sister of CB Ross Cockrell, advance to 400M hurdles final
Buccaneers players gathered to watch Anna Cockrell, sister of CB Ross Cockrell, run in the semifinals of the women's 400-meter hurdles in the Tokyo Olympics. She rewarded them by finishing second in her heat and advancing to the finals.
Roundup: Giants HC Joe Judge says Saquon Barkley making 'tangible progress' in rehab
There remains no timetable for Saquon Barkley's return from a torn ACL that wiped out his 2020 campaign, but the star RB is making headway, according to Giants coach Joe Judge.