Wheeler, 30, was release by the Dolphins in a move that freed up $3 million in cap space. He signed a ive-year, $26 million contract that included $13 million guaranteed with Miami a few years ago.
In 2014, Wheeler appeared in 15 games and recorded 45 tackles for the Dolphins. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 18 outside linebacker in a 4-3 system out of 40 qualifying players.