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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

Jets sign TE Epps

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
The Jets signed TE Dedrick Epps off the Bears’ practice squad, the team announced Friday.

Forte reportedly has high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 14, 2012 @ 11:15 a.m. ET
Matt Forté reportedly suffered a high right ankle sprain during the Bears' loss to Green Bay Thursday night.

Matthews, Packers sack Bears

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 11:55 p.m. ET
Clay Matthews had 3½ of the Packers' seven sacks of Jay Cutler as Green Bay beat Chicago, 23-10 Thursday night.

Forte leaves game with ankle injury

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 10:53 p.m. ET
Bears RB Matt Forte left Thursday night's game against the Packers in the third quarter with an ankle injury.

Jennings out, Tillman in for Bears-Packers

Posted Sept. 13, 2012 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
Bears CB Charles Tillman (shin) will play in Thursday night’s game and Packers WR Greg Jennings (groin) is inactive.

Five minutes with a legend: Dan Hampton

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Famer Dan Hampton offers up his most memorable moments from the Bears-Packers rivalry.

NFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Packers were a popular pick to win the NFC North, but after one game, they are looking up at the rest of the division.

Bears add OT Scott

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:48 p.m. ET
The Bears signed OT Jonathan Scott and waived P Ryan Quigley on Monday, and DT Nate Collins was reinstated to the Bears’ active roster.

Cutler, Bears spoil Luck's opener

Posted Sept. 09, 2012 @ 5 p.m. ET
Jay Cutler threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns, and the Bears spoiled Andrew Luck's debut in beating the Colts 41-21 Sunday.

Bears promote RB Allen from practice squad

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 2:46 p.m. ET
The Bears promoted RB Armando Allen from the practice squad on Saturday, the club announced. 

Bears feeling out right mix of reps for Hester, Jeffery

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Bears drafted Alshon Jeffery and signed RS Eric Weems, it fueled speculation regarding Devin Hester’s role.

NFL Links: How hot is Reid's seat in Philly?

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
A Philadelphia writer thinks anything short of a Super Bowl appearance could get Eagles coach Andy Reid fired.

Key matchup: Colts OLT Anthony Castonzo vs. Bears DE Julius Peppers

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 8:15 p.m. ET
Wednesday's Key Matchup looks at the battle between Bears DRE Peppers and Colts OLT Castonzo.

Bears' Urlacher vows to play Week One

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 12:35 p.m. ET
Bears MLB Brian Urlacher told a Chicago TV station that despite his balky knee, he plans to play Week One against the Colts.

Adibi, McCown among Bears' cuts

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
The Bears got down to the 53-man roster limit by cutting several players, including QB Josh McCown and LB Xavier Adibi.

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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