Originally written on Minus Twenty-Two  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The 49ers on Friday added to their crowded stable of cornerbacks traded for Eric Wright, reportedly sending a 2014 late-round draft pick to the Buccaneers in exchange. Wright, 27, had 34 tackles and one interception (a pick-six) in 10 games last season. The team is clearly serious about improving its pass defense, which struggled at times last year. But this is still an interesting move on multiple levels. First, he’s had several incidents off the field. In the last 12 months, he’s had two DUI-related offenses, including a misdemeanor suspicion of DUI in LA as recently as last week. An earlier charge of felony DUI also in LA last July was eventually dropped. Wright certainly isn’t the first 49ers player to be caught boozy behind the wheel in the last 18 months (Aldon Smith, to name one). Last season, Wright also served one of those suspicious “Adderall” suspensions for four games, as well (no, he was not playing for the Seahawks). So, it’s odd the Niners would be willing to bring ...

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