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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 QB Freeman ready to be No. 1 fantasy QB

Posted Aug. 03, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman made a statement last season and he's counted among the league's best young passers heading into 2011.

Report: Giants re-sign WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 02, 2011 @ 2:32 p.m. ET
The Giants agreed to terms with veteran WR Michael Clayton on Tuesday, according to NFL Network.

Buccaneers come to terms with OL Joseph, Trueblood

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers stood true to their commitment to keep their young talent, agreeing to re-sign OL Davin Joseph and Jeremy Trueblood.

Report: Bucs sign P Koenen

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 9:24 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have reached an agreement with P Michael Koenen, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bucs ink most of their 2011 rookie class

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers became the first team to sign a 2011 first-round draft choice when they agreed to terms with DE Adrian Clayborn on Wednesday morning.

Reports: Bucs agree to five-year deal with LB Black

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have agreed to re-sign LB Quincy Black to a five-year, $29 million deal with $11.5 million guaranteed.

Bucs sign third-round LB Foster

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made the first signing of a drafted rookie on Tuesday, coming to terms on a four-year deal with LB Mason Foster.

League confirms London game

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 10:42 a.m. ET
The NFL has confirmed that the Buccaneers will host the Bears at London's Wembley Stadium in Week Seven.

Report: Former LB Webster charged with sex crimes

Posted July 21, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Former NFL LB Nate Webster was indicted on seven sex-related charges on June 10, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Buccaneers are committed to OG Joseph

Posted July 15, 2011 @ 12:15 p.m. ET
We hear the Buccaneers' plan for free agency includes re-signing OG Davin Joseph and some of the teammates he would like to see stay with the team.

NFL dominates Forbes' 'Most Valuable Teams' list

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 10:20 a.m. ET
All 32 NFL teams made the Forbes list of the "World's 50 Most Valuable Sports Teams," led by the Cowboys, worth $1.81 billion.

Bucs promote Hickey to director of player personnel

Posted July 06, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers made some personnel moves on Wednesday, including the promotion of Dennis Hickey to director of player personnel.

Talib's trial set for March 2012

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib won't have to go to court on his charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon until after the 2011 NFL season.

FS Jackson attends Bucs' unofficial minicamp

Posted June 29, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
FS Tanard Jackson, who was suspended indefinitely for violating the league's substance-abuse policy last season, attended the Buccaneers' players' unofficial minicamp on Wednesday.

Re-signing Ruud looking more appealing to Bucs

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
Head coach Raheem Morris has made it clear he wants Barrett Ruud to be re-signed, especially with the lockout lingering into summer.

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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