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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

Bears look for stability at safety

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 1:20 p.m. ET
After burning through eight different starting safety tandems last season, will Chris Conte and Major Wright put a stop to the revolving door at the position?

Bears stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr gives his stock analysis of the Bears and identifies who, or what, is on the rise or decline following their Week 16 loss to the Packers.

Bears safeties Conte, Wright making most of opportunity

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:16 a.m. ET
The sample size is limited on Bears safeties Chris Conte and Major Wright, but they've provided an upgrade at their position.

Chargers-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 19, 2011 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
He may have lost a step, but Antonio Gates can still be highly effective and will be a difficult assignment for Bears defenders.

Lions-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Bears know what the result will be if they make the same mistake twice and fail to contain Calvin Johnson in their second meeting with the Lions.

Bears-Eagles matchup of the day: Sunday

Posted Nov. 06, 2011 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Chicago's young safeties will face their toughest test yet Monday night in Philadelphia.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 5:23 p.m. ET
Chicago's problems on defense are not limited to struggles vs. the run, but that potential weakness could be exposed again on Sunday.

More wrong than Wright for Bears at safety

Posted Oct. 07, 2011 @ 11:49 a.m. ET
Chris Harris' hamstring is a concern, but the bigger issue is that there are no clear long-term solutions at safety for the Bears.

Panthers-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 27, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Teams have attacked the Bears' pass defense in the seams with tight ends thus far, and have had success doing it.

Five Bears questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
In this week's Five Questions, PFW publisher and editor and Bears expert Hub Arkush gives his take on Jay Cutler's decision making.

Bears stock report: Week One

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:21 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr offers his stock analysis of the Bears following their Week One win over the Falcons.

Five Bears most impacted by the lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor Dan Parr ranks the five Bears players most affected by the lockout, counting down from No. 5.

Bears' Wright could step into starting job

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
If Danieal Manning departs in free agency, 2010 third-round pick Major Wright would be the Bears' choice to replace Manning in the starting lineup.

Adult expo releases statement on ad featuring NFL players

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 6:23 p.m. ET
Nearly a week after the NFL began an investigation into an adult expo advertisement that featured photos of NFL players, the owner of the pornography company has issued a statement addressing the issue.

League to investigate adult expo ad

Posted June 15, 2011 @ 11:03 a.m. ET
The images of five NFL players appear on an ad for porn expo, leading to a league investigation.

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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