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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

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71 1 4

Chiefs' strong secondary exacts revenge

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
After being blown out by the Broncos three weeks ago, an aggressive Chiefs defense held an explosive, big-play offense to a mere two field goals. It did so behind the strong play of one of the NFL's best young ...

Did Julius Peppers earn his paycheck in Week 13?

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 3:37 p.m. ET
His final stats weren't all that impressive — four tackles, one sack — but Julius Peppers did his job well on Sunday.

Bears MVP Meter: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler has been more efficient of late, firming up his standing on the Bears' MVP Meter.

Lovie Smith hot-seat meter: Still freezing

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
It took a stern tongue-lashing from Lovie Smith at halftime, but the Bears' defense rebounded after a bad start and held the Lions to just three second-half points in Chicago's 24-20 comeback win on Sunday.

Bears players of the week

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
WR Earl Bennett had a career day, making seven catches for 104 yards, and MLB Brian Urlacher made 17 tackles in the Bears' win over the Lions.

Bears top Lions with fourth-quarter TD

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Brandon Manumaleuna one play after an eyebrow-raising penalty midway through the fourth quarter, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 victory over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

Bears-Lions prediction

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
The banged-up Lions will struggle to score more than a touchdown against the Bears in Week 13.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
One week after he averaged a season-high 8.4 yards per carry, feeding Matt Forté a steady diet of carries should be part of Mike Martz's game plan Sunday.

Bears' Urlacher not slowing down

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Even though he's in his 11th season, Bears MLB Brian Urlacher isn't showing any signs of losing a step, say a couple of his teammates in NFC North Whispers.

Flashback: Recent Week 13 Bears' performances

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Take a quick stroll down memory lane with PFW for a recap of the Bears' Week 13 contests each of the last five seasons.

Bears SLB Tinoisamoa will not play vs. Lions

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Bears SLB Pisa Tinoisamoa will not play Sunday vs. the Lions and Nick Roach will start in his place.

Bears-Lions matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:48 p.m. ET
Offensive coordinator Mike Martz has utilized Greg Olsen more often in the past four games, and the tight end has three touchdown catches in that span.

Three-and-out with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
PFW caught up with Bears play-by-play announcer Jeff Joniak earlier this week to get his take on several topics, including who stands out as the MVP of Chicago's defense.

Bears fantasy focus

Posted Dec. 03, 2010 @ 10:34 a.m. ET
RB Matt Forté should have another productive game against the Lions' 24th-ranked run defense in Week 13.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 02, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
This week, Hub says Jay Cutler definitely makes his list of the top 10 quarterbacks under 30 years old and that he'd be surprised if Tommie Harris is still with the Bears next season.

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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