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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

Bucs DE Bowers suffers torn Achilles

Posted May 10, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
Buccaneers DE Da’Quan Bowers suffered a torn Achilles during the team’s offseason workouts and will likely miss the entire 2012 season.

Reports: Buccaneers sign WR Underwood

Posted May 07, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers agreed to terms with WR Tiquan Underwood, Rick Stroud of the St. Petersburg Times first reported.

Former NFL team executive Beam dies

Posted May 05, 2012 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Former Rams and Buccaneers executive Dick Beam has passed away. He was 75.

Buccaneers sign DT Gibson

Posted May 04, 2012 @ 9:42 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Friday that they have signed veteran DT Gary Gibson to a two-year contract.

Buccaneers sign LeGrand

Posted May 02, 2012 @ 9:39 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers made a classy move on Wednesday, signing Eric LeGrand, who was paralyzed in 2010 while playing for Greg Schiano at Rutgers.

Improved Bucs still have room for OT upgrade

Posted April 29, 2012 @ 10:49 p.m. ET
Finding Josh Freeman a high quality protector off the edge remains a bit of unfinished business for Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik.

Fantasy spin: Buccaneers RB Doug Martin

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 12:19 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' newest running back, Doug Martin, could emerge as a key player in the team's offense before long.

Bucs cap off excellent first round with RB Martin

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 11:35 p.m. ET
After missing out on the draft’s top rusher, the Buccaneers traded back into the first round to select the second-best back of this year’s class, Boise State’s Doug Martin.

Barron fills glaring need for Bucs

Posted April 26, 2012 @ 9:27 p.m. ET
Seventh overall pick S Mark Barron should be a starter from Day One for the Buccaneers.

Bucs add two players

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed RB Robert Hughes and S Ron Girault on Thursday. The pair participated in minicamp this week on a tryout basis.

Report: Hayes agrees to terms with Bears

Posted April 19, 2012 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Bears added an outside linebacker with starting experience Thursday, agreeing to terms with OLB Geno Hayes.

Redskins reach deal with S Jackson

Posted April 13, 2012 @ 12:09 p.m. ET
The Redskins continue to add to their secondary, agreeing to terms Friday with S Tanard Jackson.

Bucs release S Jackson

Posted April 10, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers released S Tanard Jackson on Tuesday, citing a failed physical.

Redskins sign OL Lee

Posted April 09, 2012 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Monday that they signed former Buccaneers OL James Lee.

Report: DT Okoye comes to terms with Bucs

Posted April 08, 2012 @ 2:28 a.m. ET
Ex-Bears free-agent DT Amobi Okoye has reached a contract agreement with the Buccaneers, ESPN.com reported Saturday night.

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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