In four seasons with Detroit, Scheffler played in 50 games, catching 120 passes for 1,311 yards and eight touchdowns.
Richardson arrives after Detroit's offensive line was banged up in a 27-24 loss to Cincinnati on Sunday. Starting offensive tackles Riley Reiff and Corey Hilliard went down with hamstring and knee injuries, respectively. Reiff was able to return to the game.
A text message was sent to Scheffler seeking comment.
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