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Eric Wright

Eric Wright - #21 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 07/24/1985
Birthplace San Francisco, CA
College UNLV
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 21st pick by Browns

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
38 0 1

Ex-NFL LB Webster sentenced to 12 years in prison

Posted June 06, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
Ex-NFL LB Nate Webster was convicted of four counts of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and sentenced to 12 years in prison.

Eric LeGrand visits Buccaneers for first time

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The paralyzed ex-Rutgers player who signed a symbolic contract with the Buccaneers visited the club's training complex for the first time Tuesday.

Saints sign CB Mack

Posted June 05, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
The Saints signed CB Elbert Mack to a one-year contract, keeping the corner in the NFC South.

Bucs add DEs Gilberry, Mitchell

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed free-agent DEs Wallace Gilberry and Jayme Mitchell, the team announced Monday.

Bucs sign first-round RB Martin

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed first-round RB Doug Martin to a five-year contract, the team announced Monday.

Panthers to prepare for Week One at IMG

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Panthers announced that they will prepare for their regular-season opener at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla.

Bucs hire Stokes as director of college scouting

Posted May 30, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers hired Eric Stokes as the team’s new director of college scouting.

Sapp blasts Dilfer, Kiffin in new book

Posted May 29, 2012 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Former NFL DT Warren Sapp has a new book coming out, in which he blasts former teammates and coaches, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

NFC South players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC South team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Falcons OLT Sam Baker.

Fantasy spin: Clark signs with Buccaneers

Posted May 22, 2012 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
Does Dallas Clark have anything left in the tank for the young rebuilding Buccaneers? William Del Pilar breaks it down.

Seahawks trade for TE Winslow; Bucs add Clark

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
New Bucs head coach Greg Schiano, unhappy that Kellen Winslow wasn't attending OTAs, sent the former Pro Bowl tight end to Seattle on Monday.

Buccaneers looking to deal TE Winslow

Posted May 21, 2012 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have put TE Kellen Winslow on the trade market, the former Pro Bowler told Sirius XM Radio on Monday morning.

Insiders unsure if Bucs' Bennett can seize his chance

Posted May 19, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
With Da'Quan Bowers recovering from a torn Achilles, DE Michael Bennett has a chance to position himself nicely in a contract year.

Bucs sign second-round LB David

Posted May 18, 2012 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed second-round LB Lavonte David to a four-year deal on Friday.

Buccaneers, Barth agree to four-year deal

Posted May 17, 2012 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
PK Connor Barth, who was given the franchise tag earlier in the offseason, agreed on Thursday to a four-year contract with the Buccaneers.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 09, 2013
Tampa Bay restructured Wright's contract, announcing it reached a one-year deal Tuesday.||||||| He signed with the Buccaneers as a free agent last year and started 10 games, but missed time due to injuries and a four-game suspension for violating the league's substance policy.
Posted Nov. 26, 2012
Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright has been suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Wright is the second Tampa Bay starter disciplined for using Adderall. Cornerback Aqib Talib was suspended Oct. 13 for four games and subsequently traded to the New England Patriots while serving the ban.||||||| Wright signed a five-year, $37.5 million contract with the Bucs as a free agent in March. He started the first 10 games of the season before sitting out Sunday's loss to Atlanta because of an Achilles tendon injury. The player issued a statement through his agent saying he took Adderall "at the end of July for health issues I was experiencing." Wright appealed the discipline, which was upheld by the NFL.
Posted Nov. 04, 2012
Wright is active on Sunday against the Raiders.||||||| Wright missed time during the week with an Achilles injury.
Posted July 02, 2012
Wright has been arrested in Los Angeles for investigation of driving under the influence after police say he was involved in a crash near Staples Center. Los Angeles police Officer Karen Rayner says Wright was arrested early Monday after the Mercedes SLS he was driving rear-ended a pickup truck. The driver of the truck had unspecified injuries.||||||| Authorities say Wright, who wasn't injured, refused to take sobriety tests. He was booked for investigation of felony DUI and bail was set at $100,000. Wright, a five-year veteran, signed with the Buccaneers this off-season after playing in Detroit last year. He had 73 tackles and four interceptions and 16 passes in 2011.
Posted Aug. 15, 2011
Wright has injured his right leg. Wright took himself out of practice Monday morning and had the inside of his right leg stretched. He went back in, then took himself out a few plays later.||||||| The projected starter later had his right groin wrapped with ice.

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