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Major Wright

Major Wright - #21 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 204 lbs.
Birthday 07/01/1988
Birthplace Miramar, FL
College Florida
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 3rd round, 11th pick by Bears

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
71 1 4

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week 16?

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
When a player is being paid as highly as Julius Peppers is, it's tough to make the case that he was worth the price on a day when he is credited with only one tackle.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
RB Matt Forté returns to the Meter this week after rushing for more than 100 yards against one of the league's toughest run defenses.

Week 16 Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Packers QB Aaron Rodgers, Bears S Chris Harris and Redskins FB Darrel Young as its Players of the Week.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 27, 2010 @ 2:01 a.m. ET
There were a few players worth considering on a day when the Bears scored more than 30 points for the third time this season, but Jay Cutler gets the nod as the team's offensive player of the week.

Week 17 game times changed

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The NFL has announced time changes for several key Week 17 matchups.

Forté finishing with a flourish

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 6:39 p.m. ET
Just as it took QB Jay Cutler some time to get a firm grasp of Mike Martz's offense, the same is true for RB Matt Forté. Now that he feels comfortable, he is finishing 2010 in a blaze of ...

Bears win shootout, Jets back in playoffs

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw three touchdown passes, Matt Forté ran for 113 yards and the Bears beat the playoff-bound Jets 38-34 on Sunday.

Bears-Jets prediction

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
The 1-2 punch of LaDainian Tomlinson and Shonn Greene and a stout offensive line with plenty of size could be a tough matchup for for the Bears' run defense on Sunday.

Bears’ success expected to pay off for Smith

Posted Dec. 25, 2010 @ 1:24 a.m. ET
With the Bears having secured not only a playoff berth but the NFC North title as well, some have suggested that there's no doubt Lovie Smith will be rewarded with a longer deal before next season.

Urlacher, Wilfork among those fined Friday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
The league fined a handful of players on Friday for actions taken in Week 15 games, including Bears LB Brian Urlacher and Patriots NT Vince Wilfork.

Sanchez set to start Sunday

Posted Dec. 24, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Barring a setback, Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback for the Jets on Sunday, Rex Ryan said Friday.

Jets-Bears matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
Rex Ryan's "D" has been effective at bringing down quarterbacks of late, making at least three sacks in each of the past four games and 14 sacks total during that span, and the Bears' offensive line faces a tough ...

Jets-Bears matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Devin Hester became the all-time leader in kick returns for touchdowns on Monday night, but the Jets have a pretty dangerous returner, too.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Owners should consider options other than Jay Cutler and Matt Forté this week.

Flashback: Recent Week 16 Bears performances

Posted Dec. 23, 2010 @ 4:57 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 16 contests each of the last five seasons:

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Aug. 09, 2012
The Bears lost Wright to a hamstring injury early in the game Thursday.||||||| He intercepted Peyton Manning near the goal line on the first possession and did not come out for the second drive.
Posted Dec. 05, 2011
Craig Steltz will make his second straight start at strong safety for the Chicago Bears on Sunday with Major Wright inactive again with a shoulder injury.||||||| Wright was injured in a game against Kansas City on Dec. 4.
Posted Sept. 19, 2011
The Bears said the hit Wright took on Sunday did not give him a concussion.||||||| He has a stiff neck, but it's not certain if he'll play Sunday against the Packers. If not, Brandon Meriweather could get the start.
Posted Sept. 18, 2011
Wright has been shaken up after a hard head-on collision with tight end Jimmy Graham in the third quarter of Sunday's game against the Saints.||||||| Wright initially lay face-down and motionless after the hit, but after a couple minutes was able to rise to his feet and walk to the sideline on his own. It was not immediately clear if he would be able to return to the game. The Bears already were without fellow starting safety Chris Harris when the game began.
Posted Sept. 19, 2010
Wright is expected to miss up to a month with a hamstring injury he suffered in Sunday's win at Dallas, according to ESPNChicago.com||||||| Sources said it could take up to a month for Wright's hamstring to heal, but he's not likely to be placed on season-ending injured reserve. For now, there isn't any need to make roster moves to fill Wright's spot.

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