Player Updates

January 27, 2021 05:40 PM
Chad Wheeler: Waived, stepping away from NFL
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Seahawks waived Wheeler on Wednesday.

Seattle is parting ways with Wheeler -- who was set to become a restricted free agent this offseason -- after he was arrested in Seattle over the weekend on suspicion of felony domestic violence in an incident involving his girlfriend. The offensive tackle took to his personal Twitter account Wednesday, apologizing for his action while attributing the incident to a "manic episode." He also announced plans to walk away from football so he could seek help.

January 27, 2021 05:36 PM
Seahawks' Chad Wheeler: Arrested over weekend
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler was arrested Saturday in Seattle on suspicion of felony domestic violence, Scott Gleeson of USA Today reports.

Wheeler was booked into King County Jail following his arrest before he was released Tuesday on $400,000 bond. The Seahawks acknowledged that they are aware of Wheeler's arrest and are still gathering information on the situation. Wheeler, who served as a backup offensive tackle for the Seahawks in 2020, is set to become a restricted free agent this spring.

December 12, 2020 09:00 PM
Seahawks' Chad Wheeler: Bumps to active roster
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler signed with the Seahawks' active roster Saturday, John Boyle of the team's official site reports.

Starting tackles Duane Brown and Brandon Shell are both healthy, but backup tackle Cedric Ogbuehi (calf) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Jets. Wheeler is being called up to add depth at tackle as a result.

January 8, 2020 09:36 PM
Seahawks' Chad Wheeler: Receives promotion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler was promoted to the Seahawks' 53-man roster Wednesday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.

Starters Duane Brown (knee) and Mike Iupati (neck) are both dealing with injuries, so Wheeler will add depth to the Seahawks' offensive front in Sunday's divisional-round matchup versus the Packers.

October 16, 2019 12:48 AM
Chad Wheeler: Joins Seattle's practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (undisclosed) signed to the Seahawks' practice squad Tuesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.

Wheeler was waived off the Giants' injured reserve in early August but is apparently recovered from the unspecified injury. The 25-year-old started 14 games for New York last season.

September 9, 2019 05:52 PM
Chad Wheeler: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (undisclosed) was waived off the Giants' injured reserve with an injury settlement Monday, Dan Duggan of The Athletic reports.

Wheeler was waived/injured by the Giants last week and reverted to IR after going unclaimed on waivers. The 25-year-old is free to sign elsewhere once healthy.

September 6, 2019 10:16 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Heads to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (ankle) has landed on the Giants' injured reserve ​per the NFL's official transaction log.

The Giants waived Wheeler with an injury designation, but there were no takers on the wire. Thus, he will spend the rest of the year on IR barring an injury settlement.

November 9, 2018 10:00 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Practices in full
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (ankle) was a full participant in Thursday's practice.

Wheeler appears to have fully recovered from an ankle injury sustained during a Week 8 loss to the Redskins. Barring any setbacks, expect Wheeler to start at right guard during Monday's game against the 49ers.

November 6, 2018 07:56 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Practices Tuesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (ankle) participated in practice Tuesday, Paul Schwartz of the New York Post reports.

Wheeler injured his ankle in Week 8 against the Redskins, and per the report, he left for the bye week with a walking boot. However, his return to practice bodes well for his status Monday night versus the 49ers.

October 28, 2018 03:36 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Exits game with ankle injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Redskins due to an ankle injury, Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York reports.

Wheeler suffered an ankle injury during the second half of the Giants' game against the Redskins in Week 8, and has been replaced by Brian Mihalik. If the starting right guard is unable to return, expect an update on his health following Sunday's contest.

October 7, 2018 08:08 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Questionable to return Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Panthers due to a hand injury,

Wheeler started over Ereck Flowers during Week 5 but suffered a hand injury during the fourth quarter. If Wheeler is unable to return to the field, expect an update on the offensive lineman's health after the conclusion of Sunday's contest.

September 23, 2018 10:28 AM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Gearing up to start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler will start at right tackle in Sunday's game versus the Texans, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.

Wheeler will start over Ereck Flowers, who has struggled in pass protection through two games this season. It'll be a tough matchup Sunday with a pass rush that features J.J. Watt.

December 10, 2017 12:16 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Suiting up Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Though Wheeler was cleared to suit up, the Giants will go with Bobby Hart as their starting right tackle, according to Art Stapleton of Newsday. Look for Wheeler to serve in a depth role along the offensive line.

December 8, 2017 04:00 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Questionable for Week 14
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler (concussion) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Cowboys.

Wheeler was listed as a full participant in the Giants' practice Friday, which bodes well for his chances of clearing the concussion protocol in advance of the divisional matchup. The offensive tackle will likely meet with an independent neurologist Friday or Saturday with the hope of getting a clean bill of health and being removed from the protocol.

December 3, 2017 06:56 PM
Giants' Chad Wheeler: Out with concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wheeler has a concussion and won't return to Sunday's game against the Raiders.

The 23-year-old lineman will be replaced by Bobby Hart at right tackle for the remainder of the game.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-7/318
Birthdate:
01/19/1994
Age:
27
Hometown:
Santa Monica, CA
School:
USC
NFL Experience:
3
Awards: