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Chicago Bears

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


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Bears positional analysis: Defensive backs

Posted March 04, 2011 @ 3:15 p.m. ET
This is the eighth in a series of position-by-position looks at the Bears' personnel entering the 2011 offseason. The series continues with an analysis of Chicago's DB situation.

Logan acquisition pays dividends for Lions

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 10:18 p.m. ET
When Detroit GM Martin Mayhew signed Stefan Logan off waivers from Pittsburgh in September, it proved to be an astute move, according to NFC North Whispers.

Five questions with PFW publisher Hub Arkush

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
This week, Hub says the Bears' defense has already peaked, but points out that it will look great in its next two games, thanks in part to the opposition.

Bears defense gets wake-up call from Patriots

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Chicago's defense, which was ranked third in the league heading into the game, was gashed for 33 points before halftime by New England.

Three-and-out with Bears S Major Wright

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
Injuries have kept Bears rookie FS Major Wright from making the kind of progression some expected of him in 2010, but the third-round pick told PFW that he feels like he's getting better each week.

Jones losing grip on Packers' No. 3 WR job

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 11:21 p.m. ET
Mental lapses and frequent mistakes have caused Green Bay WR James Jones to lose some snaps to Jordy Nelson, according to NFC North Whispers.

Source: Bears S Wright could miss a month

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:28 a.m. ET
Bears rookie FS Major Wright could be out for up to a month with a hamstring injury, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting, citing a league source.

Bears OLT Williams, S Wright recovering from hamstring injuries

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Head coach Lovie Smith told reporters Chris Williams and Major Wright are being evaluated on Monday.

Bears FS Wright exits with hamstring injury

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 3:26 p.m. ET
Chris Williams wasn't the only Bears player to sustain a hamstring injury Sunday.

Bears rookie Wright expected to start sooner rather than later

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
The Bears are expected to work rookie Major Wright into the rotation at safety in the early part of the season, and a team observer said it would be no surprise if he moves into the starting lineup soon.

Bears sign Wright; first team with all draft picks signed

Posted May 28, 2010 @ 5:41 p.m. ET
The Bears signed S Major Wright to a four-year contract Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Bears' safety situation suddenly a lot less shaky

Posted May 01, 2010 @ 5:14 p.m. ET
While team sources believe third-round rookie Major Wright won’t automatically walk into training camp as the Bears' starting free safety, word is it’s “a lock” that newly acquired Chris Harris will start the season as the new starting ...


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||||||| 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.