Report: Tim Wright, Former Patriot, Traded From Buccaneers To Lions

Tim Wright is on the move again. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded Wright to the Detroit Lions on Monday for backup kicker Kyle Brindza, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport. This marks the second consecutive season Wright has been traded, as the Bucs traded Wright to the New England Patriots in June 2014 for Pro Bowl offensive lineman Logan Mankins. The tight end hauled in 26 catches...
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August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Beat out Nine Teams, Claim Tight End Tim Wright Off Waivers

Tight end Tim Wright played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2013 before he was traded to the New England Patriots last year. Recently released by the Patriots, Wright drew heavy interest from 10 teams, including Tampa Bay. Considering the Buccaneers had the highest waiver wire priority based on their record last season, they ended up claiming the tight end. It is reported by Field...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriots Tight End Tim Wright Reclaimed Off Waivers By Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made good use our of their No. 1 waiver claim Friday. The Buccaneers reclaimed tight end Tim Wright off of waivers from the New England Patriots, Tampa Bay announced. Wright was released by the Patriots on Thursday. The Buccaneers originally signed Wright as an undrafted free agent out of Rutgers in 2013. He was traded to the Patriots in August 2013 after...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy football sleepers: The case for Tim Wright

In all of fantasy football, there may not be a more difficult position to evaluate than tight end. Unless you own one of the absolute best (Julius Thomas, Jimmy Graham, Antonio Gates, etc.), there may be players with better matchups, and other options available on the waiver wire and trade market. Last week Larry Donnell, one of my early favorites, proved that productive...
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October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Tim Wright To Wear No. 81 For Patriots, Same Number He Wore With Bucs

The No. 81 is coming back to the New England Patriots. CBS Boston’s Dan Roche reported Thursday morning that newly acquired Patriots tight end Tim Wright will wear No. 81 for the Patriots. Wright is expected to make his Patriots debut on Thursday night in New England’s postseason finale against the New York Giants. Assuming Wright makes the team, he’ll become the first Patriots...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Tim Wright be the New England Patriots next Aaron Hernandez?

Undrafted last year out of Rutgers, Tim Wright is simply an upside play. While most casual fans may have no idea who Wright is—that is unless you happened to pick him up on your fantasy team last season—he was one of the best rookie tight ends in the league last year, ending the season with more receptions (54) and receiving yards (571) than any other. A converted wide receiver...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wright Brings Unique Skill Set At Tight End To Patriots In Trade

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tim Wright’s former teammates weren’t finished lamenting the loss of offensive captain Logan Mankins in the locker room on Tuesday, but they were excited to have the undersized tight end on the New England Patriots. Wright, who came to the Patriots with a 2015 fourth-round pick for Mankins in a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, played at Rutgers with defensive...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots agree to send Logan Mankins to Buccaneers

  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Patriots have "agreed to the parameters" of a trade that will send G Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers for TE Tim Wright and a draft pick. Glazer adds that the deal has yet to be finalized, but the players have already been informed of the trade. According to Glazer, there are still a few details that need to be worked out. Former...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Snubbed? Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE Tim Wright not named top-10 in NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Wright part of Tampa Bay Buccaneers depth at TE

The 2013 NFL season is one that most, if not all, Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ fans would like to forget. Only a handful of bright spots came from the Bucs 2013 season, and one of them was tight end Tim Wright. The rookie out of Rutgers was originally listed as a wide receiver, but was turned into a tight end and excelled at the position. Wright was ranked second on the team in 2013...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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