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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...
Via cover32 - Browns
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Worst Team Pick: Langham was awful for Cleveland

In the last 30 years, the Browns have only taken three cornerbacks – Joe Haden, Eric Wright and Antonio Langham – in the first two rounds of the NFL draft. Suffice it to say, this is quite an anomaly. While none of these selections can be characterized as a total bust, it is quite clear who had the worst career. Drafted ninth overall in 1994, Langham had a productive rookie season...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the 49ers Secondary the Worst in the NFL?

Sean McMahon Wide receiver DeSean Jackson is going to sign with the Redskins, so the most important date left on the off-season calendar for the faithful is the start of the 2014 NFL Draft on May 8th. With half their starting secondary off to less green pastures, the 49ers must land two quality cornerbacks that can start from Day 1 if they are to compete within their division in...
Via 49erslife.com
18 days ago  |  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

Wright Re-signs With 49ers

The 49ers made a fifth move Tuesday (we might have lost count) by re-signing Eric Wright as the team looks to solidify the corner position heading into the draft.
Via sfo.scout.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Eric Wright Stays with 49ers

There is nothing official out there from the 49ers camp, but DB Eric Wright posted a instagram photo that indicated he was re-signing with the 49ers. The post Eric Wright Stays with 49ers appeared first on .
Via 49ersNews
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...
Via AP on Fox
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers activate Eric Wright, Mario Manningham

The San Francisco 49ers have activated wide receiver Mario Manningham and cornerback Eric Wright. #49ers activate WR Mario Manningham and CB Eric Wright. The team has also waived CB Nnamdi Asomugha. — Taylor Price (@TaylorPrice49) November 4, 2013 The Niners are getting two very good players as we get closer to the final stretch of the regular season.   Need NFL Tickets? ...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers cut CB Nnamdi Asomugha, he could be claimed via waivers as early as tomorrow

Just a few days ago Nnamdi Asomugha found out he was going to be a father. Well just like the average american he will have to do it with out a job. 49ers waived CB Nnamdi Asomugha according to Ian Rapoport. The team will activate Eric Wright to replace Asomugha as cornerback depth. Appearing in […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh: Eric Wright is coming back “soon, very soon”

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh told him that cornerback Eric Wright will start playing “soon.” #49ers coach Jim Harbaugh told me CB Eric Wright is coming back "soon, very soon." Said it could be this week or next. "Excited about that" — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 30, 2013 While the 49ers defense has been...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright makes steady progress toward role with 49ers

It has been a steady progression for veteran cornerback Eric Wright since his signing with the 49ers on Aug. 8. First he spent approximately three weeks dealing with a personal matter before reporting to the organization. Then he spent the first six weeks of the regular season on the reserve/non-football illness list. He was allowed to begin practicing last week with his teammates...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers may release Nnamdi Asomugha to clear space for Eric Wright

The San Francisco 49ers acquired defensive back Eric Wright from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past offseason only to rescind the trade literally hours later after Wright was involved in a drunk driving incident. That eventually lead to the Buccaneers releasing Wright soon after allowing the 49ers to pick up Wright for free. Unfortunately for Wright and the 49ers the defensive back...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright finally practices with 49ers

Eric Wright was joined by a handful of players who were able to participate in practice for the first time on Tuesday. Wright, who grew up in San Francisco and attended Riordan High, less than five miles from Candlestick Park, was originally traded to the 49ers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in late July, a few weeks after he was arrested for a DUI. He failed his physical and the trade...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright steps on practice field for first time

Eric Wright was joined by a handful of players who were able to participate in practice for the first time on Tuesday. Wright, who grew up in San Francisco and attended Riordan High, less than five miles from Candlestick Park, was originally traded to the 49ers by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in late July. He failed his physical and the trade was nullified. He eventually signed on...
Via AP on Fox
October 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Mario Manningham expected to practice this week

According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com,  the 49ers expect wide receiver Mario Manningham to start practicing this week after spending the first six weeks of the season on the PUP list after tearing his ACL last season. Mario Manningham, the 49ers’ second-leading wide receiver last season, will likely begin practicing after sustaining torn knee ligaments Dec. 23 against the...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 14, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Wright signing feeds growing trend

Earlier this week, the San Francisco 49ers signed Eric Wright to a one year deal after voiding a trade for the same player just one month ago.  Wright failed the 49ers physical and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ended up releasing him after the failed trade. Wright’s on and off the field issues have been well documented and include a 4 game suspension last season for violating the league’s...
Via isportsweb.com
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Sign CB Eric Wright

The San Francisco 49ers have signed cornerback Eric Wright, whom they traded for and released a few weeks back, to a one-year deal and have placed him on the non-football injury/illness list. In a corresponding move, the organization waived cornerback Lowell Rose.  Tunnel Vision: Wright, who is dealing with a personal matter, failed his physical a few weeks back after having been...
Via FF Locker Room
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers sign Eric Wright after rejecting trade for him

The San Francisco 49ers signed cornerback Eric Wright to a one-year contract on Thursday, nearly three weeks after a trade for him was voided. The 49ers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers reached an agreement on a trade for Wright in July, but he failed his physical with San Francisco, so the deal was voided. The Bucs subsequently released the 28-year-old and now the Niners have scooped him...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers sign CB Eric Wright to one-year deal

49ers signed CB Eric Wright to a one-year contract and placed him on the active/non-football injury list. Wright was acquired by the 49ers from the Bucs nearly three weeks ago but he failed his physical and was released. It's not certain what kind of ailment Wright has been dealing with but he's apparently close to being healthy enough to come in and compete for a job. The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers sign Eric Wright. For real this time

The 49ers have signed CB Eric Wright to a one-year deal. Upon signing the 49ers have placed him on the Non-Football Injury/Illness list. If you recall Wright was traded to the 49ers weeks ago, but the trade fell through as Wright failed his physical. With the loss of Culliver for the year it was only a matter of time until Wright made it back on the 49ers roster. The post 49ers sign...
Via 49ersNews
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers Sign CB Eric Wright

The San Francisco 49ers have signed CB Eric Wright to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived undrafted rookie CB Lowell Rose to make room for Wright. Wright has been placed on the Non-Football Injury/Illness List. 49ers GM Trent Baalke previous mentioned that he was not willing to close the door on adding Wright to their roster, despite the fact that their trade with the Buccaneers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers sign Eric Wright

After trading for Eric Wright and then voiding the trade after he failed a physical,  the San Francisco 49ers have announced today that they’ve signed Wright. The 49ers have signed cornerback Eric Wright to a one-year deal and placed him on the Non-Football Injury/Illness List. In order to make room for the 5-foot-10, 200-pound cornerback, the team waived undrafted rookie cornerback...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers' re-assessing CB Eric Wright after nullified trade

The San Francisco 49ers’ are re-assessing cornerback Eric Wright after a failed physical nullified a trade that would have sent Wright to the 49ers’ last month, according to NFL.com's Dan Hanzus. San Francisco had originally agreed to a deal that would have sent a late round draft pick to the Bucs in exchange for the troubled defensive back. The Bucs have since released Wright...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Eric Wright not healthy enough to sign with the 49ers

We mentioned that free agent cornerback Eric Wright met with the 49ers this past week. According to Kevin Lynch,  Wright isn’t healthy enough to sign with the 49ers or any other NFL team right now. According to a source, cornerback Eric Wright is not healthy enough to sign. #49ers will meet with doctors next week about his status. — Kevin Lynch (@klynch49) August 4, 2013...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers still interested in Eric Wright?

So, guess who might be coming back to the 49ers. Well, he wouldn’t be “coming back,” since technically he never was on the team. But yes, the answer is the non-law-abiding citizen Eric Wright, who was on the 49ers for about as long as it takes to get a burrito at Chipotle before that trade was voided when the cornerback failed a physical. He’s since been released by the Bucs...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

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