TAMPA, Fla. -- Cornerback Eric Wright is headed to San Francisco.
Wright, signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a free agent in March 2012, was traded to the 49ers for a conditional pick in the 2014 NFL draft, the team announced Friday.
Wright, 27, played 10 games for Tampa Bay last season and recorded 37 tackles with one interception. He was part of a decorated free-agency class that included wide receiver Vincent Jackson and guard Carl Nicks, but Wright was suspended four games last November for violating the NFLs policy on performance-enhancing substances.
He restructured his contract in the offseason and figured to be in Tampa Bay's plans for a revamped secondary that included the additions of cornerback Darrelle Revis and safety Dashon Goldson.
Wright, drafted in the second round, 53rd overall, by the Cleveland Browns in the 2007 draft, played four seasons with the Browns before joining the Detroit Lions for the 2011 campaign. He has 81 career starts and 14 interceptions, w...