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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

Buccaneers RB Huggins tears ACL

Posted Oct. 18, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
Buccaneers backup RB Kareem Huggins will miss the rest of the 2010 season after tearing the ACL in his right knee against the Saints in Week Six.

Brees throws 3 TDs, Saints rout Bucs 31-6

Posted Oct. 17, 2010 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Drew Brees threw for 263 yards and three touchdowns Sunday, leading the New Orleans Saints to a 31-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Poor tackling sabotages Bucs' Piscitelli

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 8:38 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay S Sabby Piscitelli will have a difficult time winning back his starting job unless he can improve his tackling skills, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs waiting for OLT Penn’s best

Posted Oct. 16, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
We hear some inside the Buccaneers' organization don't think OLT Donald Penn has played his best yet.

Bucs cut P Bryan; sign Malone

Posted Oct. 13, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers have waived P Chris Bryan and signed Robert Malone to replace him.

Bucs lose C Faine for 'a few weeks'

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 2:14 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced C Jeff Faine will be out 'a few weeks' after he suffered a quadriceps injury.

Barth kicks game-winner as Bucs stun Bengals

Posted Oct. 10, 2010 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw a tying touchdown pass with 1:26 to go, then moved Tampa Bay in range for a winning field goal after Carson Palmer threw his third interception of the game Sunday, sending the Buccaneers to a 24-21 ...

Bucs MLB Ruud working to prove he’s worthy of long-term investment

Posted Oct. 09, 2010 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
While it's believed that Barrett Ruud still wants to end his career with the Bucs, getting a chance to hit the open market this offseason may intrigue him, whether there is a lockout or not.

Bucs rookies Benn, Blount preparing for larger roles

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' coaching staff used a Week Four bye to tinker with the roles of some of its personnel, including rookie WR Arrelious Benn and rookie RB LeGarrette Blount.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Bucs’ deficiencies on 'D' highlighted in loss to Steelers

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
It was no surprise that the Buccaneers lost to the Steelers on Sunday, but the way in which they lost should be disturbing for anyone who thought Tampa Bay was poised to compete for a playoff spot.

Steelers win battle of unbeatens vs. Bucs

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Batch threw for 186 yards and two long touchdowns to Mike Wallace in the 35-year-old quarterback's first start in nearly three years, helping the Steelers remain unbeaten with a 38-13 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Bucs may have to replace OG Vincent

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:37 p.m. ET
With left guard proving to be a problem area, Tampa Bay may have to reinsert Jeremy Zuttah in the lineup in place of struggling starter Keydrick Vincent, according to NFC South Whispers.

Suspended FS Jackson's future with Bucs in doubt

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 3:49 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Buccaneers FS Tanard Jackson indefinitely without pay for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, and we hear there is no guarantee he still will be with the team on Sept. 22, 2011, when his suspension is supposed ...

Bucs fail to sell out game vs. Steelers

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers were not able to sell out their home game for already the second time and Sunday's game against the Steelers will be blacked out on local television.

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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