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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

Reports: Bucs' Trueblood arrested for public intoxication

Posted July 07, 2010 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
Buccaneers ORT Jeremy Trueblood was arrested in a suburb of Indianapolis Tuesday night for public intoxication, according to reports.

Bucs hoping OLT Penn will show up for training camp

Posted June 24, 2010 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RFA OLT Donald Penn has yet to sign his $3.168 million tender and he hasn't said whether he'll show up on time for training camp July 30, leaving the Bucs with a question mark at a ...

Bucs banking on improvement from Freeman

Posted June 23, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers wrapped up minicamp Tuesday, but PFW caught up with QB Josh Freeman shortly after his break began and discussed his development heading into Year Two.

Bucs sign seventh-round pick Lorig

Posted June 18, 2010 @ 12:16 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers signed seventh-round pick Erik Lorig to a four-year contract.

Bucs sign rookie Bowden, release Bradley

Posted June 16, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed sixth-round pick Brent Bowden and released WR Mark Bradley on Wednesday.

Bucs sign third-round pick Lewis

Posted June 14, 2010 @ 4:48 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they signed third-round pick Myron Lewis to a four-year contract on Monday.

Bucs playing hardball with OLT Penn

Posted June 13, 2010 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Tampa Bay has threatened to reduce its tender offer to unsigned OLT Donald Penn, but, according to "Whispers," the team doesn't have a suitable replacement for him on its roster.

Barber may be entering final season with Bucs

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Ronde Barber has yet to decide when he'll retire, but there's a good chance this will be his last year with the Buccaneers, even if he doesn't call it quits after the season.

Report: Glazer family $1.6 billion in debt

Posted June 07, 2010 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Malcolm Glazer and his sons, who own the Buccaneers and Manchester United, an English soccer team, are $1.6 billion in debt, according to a BBC report.

Bucs sign fourth-round pick WIlliams

Posted June 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they have signed fourth-round pick WR Mike Williams to a four-year contract.

Pass-rush concerns linger in Tampa

Posted May 26, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
After filling other needs in the draft and free agency, the Buccaneers are gambling that an unimpressive collection of defensive ends will be enough to get them through this season.

Report: Bucs TE Winslow recovering from knee surgery

Posted May 18, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Buccaneers TE Kellen Winslow did not attend Tampa Bay's organized team activity Monday and is recovering from offseason knee surgery.

Bucs GM Dominik mulling more changes to front office

Posted May 13, 2010 @ 8:53 p.m. ET
Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik's comment that Doug Williams' decision to step down as coordinator of pro scouting was part of a front-office restructuring that is not yet complete set off speculation about who could be next to go in ...

Bucs RB Williams signs tender

Posted May 12, 2010 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Cadillac Williams signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, the team has announced.

Williams leaving Bucs' front office

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that director of pro personnel Doug Williams was leaving the organization.

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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