The Tampa Bay Buccaneers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in the 2012 free agency period but just a year later and he's on his way out. The Bucs have traded Wright to the San Francisco 49ers, the team announced on Friday afternoon. The compensation in the trade is reportedly a conditional 2014 draft pick.
According to NFL Network's Albert Breer, the Bucs were planning to cut Wright had they not found a trade partner.
You can find the San Francisco reaction over at Niners Nation. More reactions below:
Eric Wright had a big-money deal in 2012 with the Bucs, but the final three years were renogiated, and 49ers pick up 1 yr/$1.5M.— Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 19, 2013
With Eric Wright gone, it's a sign the Bucs must be sold Darrelle Revis is healthy and that Johnathan Banks is ready to start as a rookie.— John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) July 19, 2013
Not that anyone saw this trade coming, but since we're having 'hat debates:' Eric Wright's instagram 30 weeks ago pic.twitter.com/ZJuqGIzexJ— JennaLaineBucs (@JennaLaineBucs) July 19, 2013
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