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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' LeGrand announces retirement

Posted July 26, 2012 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers' Eric LeGrand announced his retirement Thursday. He was originally signed by the team on May 2.

NFC South training-camp reports

Posted July 22, 2012 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly's preview of what to expect from the Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers in training camp.

Report: Bucs agree to terms with No. 7 pick Barron

Posted July 20, 2012 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers agreed to terms with No. 7 overall pick S Mark Barron, according to Pro Football Talk.

Fantasy: These three are due for comebacks

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three players who could be poised to make a big comeback on the fantasy scene in 2012.

Buccaneers to use new blackout policy

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced they will take advantage of the NFL’s new blackout policy.

Charges against Bucs CB Wright dropped

Posted July 13, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Los Angeles County District Attorney reportedly has dropped charges of DUI against Buccaneers CB Eric Wright.

Ranking the last-place teams heading into 2012

Posted July 09, 2012 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
It’s always hard to imagine last-place teams turning things around quickly, but it happens nearly every season in the NFL. Here's who could do it in 2012.

Bucs banking on progress from Foster

Posted July 08, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
After a tough introduction to the NFL, Mason Foster is getting another chance to prove he is the answer at middle linebacker for the Buccaneers.

RB Ward announces retirement

Posted July 03, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Former Giants and Texans RB Derrick Ward announced his retirement on Twitter on Tuesday.

Report: Buccaneers CB Wright arrested for DUI

Posted July 02, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Eric Wright was arrested and booked on a felony charge of driving under the influence.

Bucs counting on TE Stocker to meet challenge

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 12:31 p.m. ET
Although the Buccaneers signed Dallas Clark this offseason, Luke Stocker is the tight end the team is most excited about.

Lions add veteran S Jones

Posted June 25, 2012 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Lions signed former Buccaneers S Sean Jones to a one-year deal on Monday.

Bucs encouraged by Freeman's offseason

Posted June 23, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
Coming off a season in which his decision-making appeared to regress, Josh Freeman is trying to put a disappointing 2011 behind him.

Charges against Bucs CB Talib dismissed

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Charges of assault with a deadly weapon against Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib were dismissed Monday by Dallas (Tex.) County prosecutors, according to multiple reports.

Bucs want to assess receivers in even camp battle

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 12:56 p.m. ET
We hear that Buccaneers WRs Mike Williams and Arrelious Benn will enter training camp on a fairly even playing field.

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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