For the first two weeks of 2013, Tim Wright was irrelevant to the Bucs and fantasy owners alike. He received 3% and 15% of tight end snaps, but more or less he was a ghost in uniform, living the NFL life in complete obscurity. Now, at the half way mark of the season, Tim Wright is somebody. Perhaps even somebody worth owning in particularly deep formats.
The 6’4 Wright inhabited a “big target” (36-inch vertical) wide receiver role at Rutgers, where he caught 39 balls in 2012. He was a possession, first-down generating receiver with long gains surfacing few and far between. Naturally, given his 4.5-4.6 40-yard dash range and mediocre collegiate productivity, he went undrafted. Greg Schiano, who coached Wright for one year in Piscataway, decided to give the free-agent a shot to earn a roster spot as a pass-catching tight end:
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