Eric Wright RUMORS & NEWS

  • Wright on retirement: ‘I no longer had the same passion’

    San Francisco Chronicle "After seven years and 92 games, cornerback Eric Wright, 28, says he retired today because he didn’t have the passion to prepare for another NFL season. Wright contacted the 49ers on Monday night and said he planned to retire in what turned into a lengthy conversation, general manager Trent..." June 18

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    Eric Branch @Eric_Branch

    Harbaugh said CB Eric Wright is considering retirement and is not at mandatory minicamp. #49ers

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    Matt Barrows @mattbarrows

    Eric Wright is signing a one-year deal, per source.

  • 49ers Activate WR Manningham and CB Wright "The San Francisco 49ers have activated WR Mario Manningham from the team’s Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform List and CB Eric Wright from the Reserve/NFI List. Manningham originally signed with the 49ers on March 22, 2012. In 2012, he played in 12 games, and recorded 42 receptions for 449..." November 04

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Source: #49ers plan to cut CB Nnamdi Asomugha today, with the expected activation of CB Eric Wright.

  • Wright makes steady progress toward role with 49ers

    CSN Bay Area "It has been a steady progression for veteran cornerback Eric Wright since his signing with the 49ers on Aug. 8. First he spent approximately three weeks dealing with a personal matter before reporting to the organization. Then he spent the first six weeks of the regular season on the..." October 25

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Michael Crabtree will go in active PUP. Harbaugh says Eric Wright failed physical and didn't comment further.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    CB Eric Wright failed his physical with Niners, so his rights revert to Bucs, per source.

  • Bucs disclosed Wright arrest to 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "When it came to the question of whether the 49ers knew that newly-acquired cornerback Eric Wright had recently been arrested, the team’s “due diligence” didn’t require much diligence. Per a league source with knowledge of the discussions, the Buccaneers disclosed the July 12 arrest for..." July 20

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    Josina Anderson @JosinaAnderson

    Breaking: Tampa trades CB Eric Wright to the 49ers for a conditional late-round pick. The conditional late-round pick is from 2014.

  • Bucs trade troubled CB Eric Wright to 49ers

    Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have washed their hands of troubled cornerback Eric Wright. A little more than two weeks after Wright was arrested for suspicion of misdemeanor DUI in Los Angeles, the Bucs traded the six-year veteran to the San Francisco 49ers on Friday for a conditional 2014 draft..." July 19

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    Rick Stroud @NFLSTROUD

    Wright was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence July 12. He faced a similar charge that was dismissed in 2012.

  • Bucs’ Wright returns after tumultuous season

    Tampa Tribune "Although he still has much to prove as a Buccaneer man, Eric Wright is already well established as an NFL survivor. The fact Wright remains on Tampa Bay’s roster after a tumultuous 2012 season illustrates the survival skills of a 27-year-old cornerback who was forced to apologize to teammates..." May 31

  • CB Eric Wright assured by Bucs he won't be traded

    Tampa Bay Times "Cornerback Eric Wright says he was assured by the Bucs he would not be traded after restructuring his contract. Wright was scheduled to make $7.75-million in 2014, but the guaranteed salary was voided when he tested positive for Adderall. The Bucs signed Wright to a one-year contract that..." April 13

  • Buccaneers retain CB Wright with one-year deal

    Tampa Tribune "That four-game suspension Eric Wright earned for toying with Adderall a year ago continues to cost the cornerback plenty of money but it hasn't cost him his job with the Buccaneers. Though they have hinted at parting ways with Wright over his violation of the league's policy on..." April 10

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    Rick Stroud @

    Bucs CB Eric Wright has restructured his contract to remain with the team.

  • Eric Wright returns to Tampa, contract restructure likely

    Tampa Bay Times "The Bucs haven’t been aggressive in addressing their cornerback shortage via the free-agent market, but that doesn’t mean the position isn’t being dealt with. Eric Wright, whose 2012 season was marred by injury and a league suspension, was at One Buc Place today and appears likely to agree to a..." April 02

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Shopping CB Eric Wright

    NFL Spinzone "Whether or not the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are able to swing a deal with the New York Jets for Darrelle Revis, they are willing to subtract at the cornerback position first even though they had a glaring need there before losing E.J. Biggers (their only worthwhile corner) to the Washington Redskins..." March 23

  • Buccaneers can release Eric Wright, Quincy Black now

    Bucs Nation "The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have a lot of cap room, some $30 million in cap space to be precise, but they would undoubtedly love to have more as they plan on spending all that cash somewhere. To create more cap space, they need to release players -- and two players on the roster are easy targets:..." February 06

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