Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/26/12
Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright was suspended for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances for a second time this season. Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano announced the suspension on Monday. Wright's first suspension earlier this year was for taking Adderall, according to Fox Sports. Former Bucs cornerback Aqib Talib was also suspended for four games earlier in the season for using Adderall without a prescription during training camp. He was traded to the New England Patriots during his suspension. Wright missed Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons with an Achilles tendon injury. Undrafted rookie Leonard Johnson started in Wright's spot. ESPN.com reported that Wright will lose $1.706 million due to the suspension. He signed a five-year, $37.5 million contract in March.
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