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49ers news: Eric Wright Retires

The San Francisco 49ers announced the retirement of cornerback Eric Wright on Tuesday, June 17th, reports ESPN NFL Insider, Adam Caplan.Eric WrightThe San Francisco 49er’s Eric Wright played a total of 7 years in the NFL. He was drafted by the Cleveland Browns in the second round with the 53rd overall pick of the 2007 NFL draft, and played for them from 2007-2010. He then played...
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June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers CB Eric Wright Calls It Quits

It looks as though the San Francisco 49ers have suffered yet another loss at the cornerback position. One of the team’s depth players, Eric Wright, has decided to retire from the NFL. Wright was once considered a solid starting cornerback, typically manning the CB2 position, but because of off the field issues and injuries, Wright is calling it quits. Wright was a second round...
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June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers will be even thinner at cornerback now; Eric Wright retiring?

The San Francisco 49ers are already thin at the cornerback position, but according to multiple reports it could get worse. Today Jim Harbaugh said CB Eric Wright is considering retirement and is not at mandatory minicamp. Wright, 29 next month, played just 120 defensive snaps across seven games last season, but with the team losing […] The post 49ers will be even thinner at cornerback...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers CB Eric Wright Considering Retirement?

  49ers HC Jim Harbaugh indicated that CB Eric Wright‘s absence from minicamp is because he is considering retirement, according to Matt Barrows. Wright, 28, signed a one-year contract worth $855,000 with San Francisco back in early March. According to, Wright has a 2014 cap figure of $590,000. As things stand right now, Wright would have to compete for playing...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers’ CB Eric Wright Retiring?

This could be a major blow to the San Francisco 49ers cornerback depth. According to local reports out of San Francisco, cornerback Eric Wright might very well be on the verge of retiring.  Eric Wright is "making a decision to not play football," according to Harbaugh. Is he retiring? "That's my understanding," Harbaugh said. — Bay Area Sports Guy (@BASportsGuy) June 17, 2014...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now: Eric Wright is the Definition of Average

The story of Eric Wright’s career is one of an average NFL player that somehow has remained in the NFL beyond the years that he should have been. Wright had quite a troubled time when he played college football. Despite putting out great performances on the field, it was marred by the mistakes he made off of it.  Wright started at USC, where he played for one full season, before...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers Re-Sign CB Eric Wright

  Veteran CB Eric Wright posted a picture on his Twitter account of him signing a contract with the 49ers, so it appears as though he will be back for another season. Matt Barrows reports that the 49ers are signing him to a one-year deal. San Francisco initially traded a late-round conditional pick for Buccaneers CB Eric Wright before a failed him nullified the deal. Tampa...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' Wright set for Tampa Bay return

Eric Wright raised his arms to the sky, his right hand clutching the ball, then danced off the field collecting hugs and hand slaps from his San Francisco teammates. The veteran cornerback finally was back in his playmaking element. Wright and the 49ers had reason to celebrate after his interception in the final minute last week sealed San Francisco's 19-17 victory over the Seattle...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

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