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Buccaneers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:23:10 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (illness), DT Clinton McDonald (hamstring), TE Brandon Myers (calf) and TE Luke Stocker (concussion) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 27. DT Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Buccaneers | Wednesday practice report

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:38:47 -0800

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Lavonte David (hamstring), C Evan Dietrich-Smith (illness), DT Clinton McDonald (hamstring), TE Brandon Myers (calf) and TE Luke Stocker (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 26. DT Da'Quan Bowers (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) were limited during practice.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright works with first team

Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:10:23 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Major Wright is working with the first-team defense Wednesday, Oct. 29.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright to start

Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:30:16 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Major Wright will start the team's Week 5 game in place of SS Dashon Goldson (ankle).

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Buccaneers | Major Wright re-signs with TB

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:44:04 -0700

Free-agent SS Major Wright re-signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Wednesday, Sept. 3.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright cut

Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:07:07 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Major Wright was released Saturday, Aug. 30.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright practices

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:53:27 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Major Wright (back) returned to practice Wednesday, Aug. 20.

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Buccaneers | Five leave preseason game

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 20:48:06 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Brandon Magee (ankle), DE William Gholston (shoulder), CB Rashaan Melvin (ankle), RB Mike James (shoulder) and SS Major Wright (back) left the team's preseason game with injuries Saturday, Aug. 16.

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Buccaneers | Two exit with injuries

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 18:44:39 -0700

Tampa Bay Buccaneers SS Major Wright (back) and LB Brandon Magee (ankle) left the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 16, with injuries and will not return.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright contract update

Wed, 09 Apr 2014 10:39:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed SS Major Wright to a one-year deal worth $730,000. The deal includes a $65,000 signing bonus.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright agrees to terms

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:23:28 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms with free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) on a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Buccaneers | Expected to sign Major Wright

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 13:41:53 -0700

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are expected to sign SS Major Wright (Bears) Friday, April 4. Terms of the expected agreement have not been disclosed.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright leaves without deal

Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:34:09 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) left his meeting with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers without agreeing to a deal.

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Buccaneers | Major Wright to visit

Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:12:49 -0700

Free-agent SS Major Wright (Bears) will visit with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Tuesday, April 1, and Wednesday, April 2, according to a source.

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Bears | Major Wright able to return

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 19:16:19 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (concussion) left the Week 17 game against the Green Bay Packers to be evaluated for concussion, but he checked out OK and was able to return.

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Bears | Saturday injury report for Week 14

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 16:17:35 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle) and LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not participate in practice Saturday, Dec. 7, and have been ruled out for Week 14. FS Anthony Walters (groin) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. OG Kyle Long (ankle) and SS Major Wright (hamstring) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Friday practice report for Week 14

Fri, 06 Dec 2013 12:50:35 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not practice Friday, Dec. 6. QB Jay Cutler (ankle) and S Anthony Walters (groin) were limited. OG Kyle Long (ankle) and S Major Wright (hamstring) practiced in full.

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Bears | Thursday practice report for Week 14

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 13:54:51 -0800

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 5. Ss Anthony Walters (groin) and Major Wright (hamstring) were limited. OG Kyle Long (ankle) practiced in full.

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Bears | Week 13 Inactives

Sun, 01 Dec 2013 08:39:11 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared FS Anthony Walters, DL Cornelius Washington, OT James Brown, QB Jay Cutler, OT Jonathan Scott, LB Lance Briggs, SS Major Wright inactive for Week 13.

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Bears | Major Wright injured during practice

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 20:01:00 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during practice Friday, Nov. 29, and is listed as questionable for Week 13. The team is optimistic that Wright will be able to play.

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Bears | Friday injury report for Week 13

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:17:58 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (ankle), LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) and FS Anthony Walters (groin) have been ruled out for Week 13. DT Stephen Paea (toe), DT Jeremiah Ratliff (groin), FS Derrick Martin (hamstring) and SS Major Wright (hamstring) are listed as questionable. PK Robbie Gould (illness) is listed as probable. Paea and Ratliff fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 29. Martin and Wright were limited during practice while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Bears | Major Wright suffers hamstring injury

Fri, 29 Nov 2013 10:29:54 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury in practice Friday, Nov. 29, and will be listed as questionable for Week 13.

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Bears | Major Wright expected to return

Sun, 10 Nov 2013 11:58:43 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (leg) suffered a leg injury during Week 10's game against the Detroit Lions but is listed as probable to return.

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Bears | Saturday practice report for Week 9

Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:35:41 -0700

Chicago Bears WR Joe Anderson (abdomen) was limited during practice Saturday, Nov. 2, and is listed as questionable for Week 9. LB Blake Costanzo (knee), CB Charles Tillman (knee) and SS Major Wright (knee) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Bears | Friday practice report for Week 9

Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:36:31 -0700

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (groin) and LB Lance Briggs (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 1. CB Charles Tillman (knee) was limited during practice. WR Joe Anderson (abdomen), LB Blake Costanzo (knee) and SS Major Wright (knee) fully participated in practice.

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Bears | Thursday practice report

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:43:01 -0700

Chicago Bears LB Lance Briggs (shoulder), LB Blake Costanzo (knee), QB Jay Cutler (groin) and CB Charles Tillman (knee) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 31. WR Joe Anderson (abdomen) and SS Major Wright (knee) were limited.

Fantasy Tip: Cutler hasn't been ruled out yet for Week 9 but is likely to miss at least a couple more weeks.

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Bears | Four probable

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:20:42 -0700

Chicago Bears LB James Anderson (back), DT Stephen Paea (toe) S Anthony Walters (hamstring) and S Major Wright (knee) all fully practiced Friday, Oct. 18, and are probable for Week 7.

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Bears | Two practice in full

Thu, 17 Oct 2013 14:39:37 -0700

Chicago Bears Ss Anthony Walters (hamstring) and Major Wright (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Oct. 17.

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Bears | Four limited

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:37:36 -0700

Chicago Bears LB James Anderson (back), DT Stephen Paea (toe), S Anthony Walters (hamstring) and S Major Wright (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 16.

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Bears | Four players to get bigger 2013 salaries

Wed, 30 Jan 2013 14:28:19 -0800

Carolina Panthers OT J'Marcus Webb, DE Corey Wootton, FS Major Wright and PK Robbie Gould will receive increased 2013 base salaries because of incentives in their contracts. Gould's salary will go from $2.325 million to $2.425 million while the other three players will go from $630,000 to $1.323 million.

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Lions | Shot taken at Matthew Stafford

Thu, 27 Dec 2012 06:16:44 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright said Detroit Lions QB Matthew Stafford folds under pressure. "You've got Matthew Stafford," Wright said. "He's definitely having an OK season. He can make any throw on that field, so you have to be aware of putting pressure on him because you put a little pressure on him, he kind of folds. You put a little pressure on him, you close the pocket on him, he hesitates. He doesn't make that perfect throw."

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Seahawks | Sidney Rice drilled on game-winning grab

Sun, 02 Dec 2012 17:30:13 -0800

Seattle Seahawks WR Sidney Rice (head) was shaken up on the final play of the Week 13 game against the Chicago Bears, his 13-yard touchdown reception in overtime. Bears SS Major Wright crushed him at the goal line, jarring the ball loose after breaking the plane. Rice remained down for several moments, but was able to walk to the sideline with teammate WR Golden Tate under his own power. He was answering questions after the game, so it appears a concussion has been averted.

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Bears | Defense records five INTs, two TDs

Mon, 01 Oct 2012 21:21:49 -0700

The Chicago Bears defense allowed 18 points to the Dallas Cowboys in the Week 4 game Monday, Oct. 1, and they yielded 430 total net yards, including just 41 net yards rushing. The Bears also sacked QB Tony Romo once, and picked up five interceptions. SS Major Wright led the way with two interceptions, while CB Charles Tillman had a 25-yard interception return for touchdown, and LB Lance Briggs returned an interception 74 yards for score. Since 2004, the Bears own a 20-5 record when the defense scores a TD. Tillman now has 31 career interceptions, with six returned for touchdowns. It was the third career TD for Briggs.

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Bears | Defense makes plays Week 3

Sun, 23 Sep 2012 13:54:40 -0700

The Chicago Bears recorded six sacks against the St. Louis Rams in Week 13. SS Major Wright also returned an interception 45 yards for a touchdown during the game.

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Bears | Chris Conte has separated shoulder

Tue, 21 Aug 2012 17:22:07 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Chris Conte (shoulder) suffered a separated shoulder in the team's last preseason game against the Washington Redskins. He's been ruled out of both of the final preseason games, but he thinks he can play in the regular season opener Sept. 9 against the Indianapolis Colts. "It's a day-to-day thing. As long as I have range of motion and strength, I should be good. They haven't given me any exact day," Conte said. S Craig Steltz will be paired with S Major Wright with Conte out.

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Bears | Major Wright injures hamstring

Thu, 09 Aug 2012 18:14:41 -0700

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (hamstring) suffered a hamstring injury during the preseason game Thursday, Aug. 9, and will not return.

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Bears | Brandon Hardin could compete for starting job

Sat, 23 Jun 2012 11:43:46 -0700

Chicago Bears FS Brandon Hardin could compete with SS Major Wright for the starting strong safety job during training camp unless Wright is able to run away with the job.

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Bears | Lovie Smith confident with Chris Conte, Major Wright

Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:57:48 -0800

Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith indicated that he is confident with FS Chris Conte and SS Major Wright. "I don't think we've been in this good of a position at safety," Smith said. "I'm excited about (Conte and Wright)," Smith said. "But at the same time, we do need to provide more depth."

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Bears | Week 15 Inactives

Sun, 18 Dec 2011 08:57:57 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Henry Melton, QB Jay Cutler, OG Levi Horn, SS Major Wright, RB Matt Forte inactive for Week 15.

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Bears | Three players probable

Fri, 16 Dec 2011 14:23:55 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Edwin Williams (calf), CB Charles Tillman (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 16. They are listed as probable for Week 15 and are expected to play.

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Bears | Two players limited

Thu, 15 Dec 2011 16:13:36 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Edwin Williams (calf) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 15.

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Bears | Two limited in practice

Wed, 14 Dec 2011 16:52:35 -0800

Chicago Bears OG Edwin Williams (calf) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) were each listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Dec. 14.

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Bears | Week 14 Inactives

Sun, 11 Dec 2011 11:55:45 -0800

The Chicago Bears have declared TE Andre P. Smith, DL Anthony Adams, QB Jay Cutler, SS Major Wright, RB Matt Forte, QB Nathan Enderle, OG Ricky Henry inactive for Week 14.

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Bears | Another safety pairing in Week 14

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:34:17 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (shoulder) will miss his third straight game in Week 14, meaning the team will use its eighth different safety pairing in 12 games with FS Chris Conte and SS Craig Steltz.

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Bears | Three players ruled out

Fri, 09 Dec 2011 14:18:00 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (thumb), RB Matt Forte (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 9, and have been ruled out for Week 14.

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Bears | Two miss practice

Thu, 08 Dec 2011 15:00:35 -0800

Chicago Bears RB Matt Forte (knee) and S Major Wright (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 8.

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Bears | Three miss practice

Wed, 07 Dec 2011 15:38:36 -0800

Chicago Bears QB Jay Cutler (thumb), RB Matt Forte (knee) and SS Major Wright (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 7.

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Bears | Major Wright injury update

Mon, 05 Dec 2011 10:33:17 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (shoulder) suffered a shoulder sprain in Week 13.

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Bears | Major Wright leaves early

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 12:56:58 -0800

Chicago Bears SS Major Wright (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury in Week 13 and will not return to the game.

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Bears | Creating a lot of turnovers lately

Fri, 25 Nov 2011 19:18:46 -0800

The Chicago Bears defense is creating a lot of turnovers lately, posting 15 takeaways in the past four games. That's the most in the NFL since Week 7. In addition, the pass coverage has been improved, as FS Chris Conte and SS Major Wright have led the improvement. The team has allowed just three TD passes with seven interceptions during the span.

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