Eric Wright Was Popped For DUI

July 19th, 2013

It now appears why the Bucs dumped the garbage that is cornerback Eric Wright this afternoon. He was arrested for suspicion of DUI in Los Angeles, the second time in a year, per Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

@NFLSTROUD: The Bucs trade of Wright comes a week after his arrest in L.A. July 12 at 9:15 p.m. on a misdemeanor. He posted $5,000 bond. … Wright was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence July 12. He faced a similar charge that was dismissed in 2012.

This guy Wright is some piece of work.

First there’s the dodgeball he played while at USC, where he got the boot from Pete Carroll. Then, he escapes a DUI last summer on a technicality (he was involved in a wreck), and then after getting popped for Adderall (?), onewould think anyone with a piece of a brain would try to keep their nose clean stay out of the bars.

That would make too much sense.

44 Responses to “Eric Wright Was Popped For DUI”

  1. Buc Fan #238 Says:

    We still need CB depth.

  2. the_buc_realist Says:

    Joe, please put the year on the arrest or some will get confused on which law infraction that the pop-star’s star free agent corner made.

  3. BKNYfootballhead Says:

    This was more than obvious a trade due to his scummy ways. It didn’t take long for it to come to light.

    He’ll be facing another suspension if found guilty.

    Thanks Eric Wright, you’re a piece of $hit.

  4. RastaMon Says:

    Moving on troops……who……

  5. BKNYfootballhead Says:

    @ the buc felatioist

    Are you a miserable s.o.b. in life?

  6. flmike Says:

    You must have debilitating IBS, because you sure do post a whole lot of mental diarrhea. If you remember correctly, which I’m not sure is possible for you, the Bucs had to over pay just to get someone in here, they were coming off a horrible season. Luckily, the contracts the Bucs write have nice clauses in them pertaining to off field behavior and how you go from guaranteed money to no money for violating the contractual agreement. Why don’t you just give it a rest and go bother some other team…

  7. tmaxcon Says:

    sad part his this idiot just reproduced. great role model for his new baby. sterilize this fool

  8. Adam L. Says:


    Talk about failing upwards.

  9. You Go Joe Says:

    I just thought about it, if he does go to jail (probably not) that will probably void the trade or something. no way they just trade a dirty player without the niners protecting their butts.


    you got some nerves asking the site owners to adjust their article to try and throw on your negative views. Go be a raiders fan, you’ll love all the stupid moves they make. It’ll keep you busy for years to come.

  10. BigMacAttack Says:

    BKNY, good one.

  11. Buc1987 Says:

    WTF? So now what it’s all on Banks a rookie? I think they need to go shopping.

  12. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    No Wright can ride his scooter and flash his ghetto-ass on Castro Street. Maybe someone will like him there.
    He is too stupid to be playing for anyone.

  13. Andrew 1 Says:

    a wanna-be bad boy. we dont need any of those guys on our team.

  14. flmike Says:

    It’s people like TBR that ruining fan sites, not just yours, but all of them, it’s part of my research for my job, I’m going to have to peace out, I just can’t take the negativity on what s supposed to be fan site, don’t get me wrong, homerism is just as bad, but the constant rooting against what is supposed to be your team is just to much to take anymore. You should see the “fan mail” we get at (xxx), these yahoos are amateurs compared to the beatings our writers take.

  15. Tampabaybucfan Says:

    Here’s a new business idea…..”Cars for Cornerbacks”….they of course come equipped with a driver. How stupid are these NFL players who are millionaires and drive around drunk. They get exactly what they deserve.

  16. Andrew 1 Says:

    dude you know you can just ignore him. thats what I do, just read the name that says bucs_realist and pass right over him. its that easy.

  17. Bubba Says:

    So, we all know that the DUI must have been the last straw for Wright.

    However, I humbly disagree regarding the CB depth. As bad as our CB’s were last season a lot had to do with them being really inexperienced and getting inadequate coaching. Hence Schiano heavily being involved in that part towards the last couple of games.

    With another off-season in the system, a full season of actual playing experience and better quality coaching, last years – starters will be fine as this years backups even if called upon. Call me crazy but I have a really good feeling that we might have caught a break with the UDF that is turning heads in camp.

    At least we got a bag of used Footballs and a bag of chips for Wright and didn’t outright cut him. (SOMETHING is better then nothing).

  18. Illuminati Says:

    He doesn’t even have to stay out of the bars. Just don’t drive himself home after. It’s not like can’t afford a taxi, or a limo, or a personal driver, or catch a ride from some hanger-on.

  19. RCS Says:

    I think the Bucs like Banks alot, and it shows Revis is fine….

    I also think that Johnson out did Wright all of last year and is only going to get better. and the Rookie Melvin is big and talented without all the arrest. Depth I don’t think is an issue, I think its game time experience.

  20. Nick2 Says:

    Wow, I thought it was a good move to keep Wright around for depth. Now this idiot cant even stay clean until training camp AGAIN!! What a waste of a life. If it were one of us we would be living our dream but its not enough for Eric Wright. Unbelievable the guy cant stay clean and stay off the juice for a few friggin months of his life. He’s out in LA with the stars he might as well check into Betty Ford so he can really get the LA feel. Later you dumb^^^

  21. Bobby Says:

    What’s all the panic about it all being on Banks because he’s a rookie?? He won an award for being the best corner in the SEC…you know…the SEC that produced Peterson who played as a rookie and Claiborne who played as a rookie, Joe Haden who played as a rookie, etc. I’m not worried.

  22. Illuminati Says:

    I, too, am intrigued by Rashaan Melvin. I thought he would have been drafted in the mid-to-late rounds. I was surprised he wasn’t drafted by someone. It definitely caught my eye when we signed him as a UDFA.

  23. WestCoastBucsFan Says:

    What an idiot. Guy gets all the chances in the world but is just determined to ruin it for himself. Nothing liking a millionaire too stupid to call a cab. Wright absolutely deserves all the criticism coming his way. I don’t think Talib even got in this much trouble and he was at least decent on the field. This guy is a loser on and off the field.

  24. Bobby Says:

    Oh…and you don’t think Milliner will be starting for the Jets?? Yep…a rookie.

  25. Buc1987 Says:

    Very true WestCoast…good riddance.

    dude you know you can just ignore him. thats what I do, just read the name that says bucs_realist and pass right over him. its that easy.

    @ Andrew 1 good point ^^^^

  26. Buc1987 Says:

    I’m not saying I’m worried about Banks. I’m saying even without Revis on the other side a rookie is going to get thrown at like crazy. Like Glennon I have yet to see Banks play in pre-season yet. So who knows?

  27. Illuminati Says:

    It’s Friday and I already have an afternoon buzz, but I’m still saying watch out for Rashaan Melvin. He’s got he physical tools, football smarts, instincts, is a solid tackler and a big hitter, and can play special teams. Also, he’s imminently coachable, and not some jackhole who already thinks he knows everything there is to know about the position.

    We may likely pick up a veteran corner before September, but Wright’s departure makes it more likely that Melvin could leap over Johnson or Gorrer on the depth chart by mid-season (if not sooner).

  28. Couch Fan Says:

    I’m glad this fool is gone, means more reps for Banks and LJ.

  29. Mean D Says:

    Another Mark Dominik winner.

  30. the_buc_realist Says:

    1 legged Cb, 1 rookie Cb, 2 strong safties, and 0 pass rush………
    This is setting up to be a very long season………yuck!

  31. doc Says:

    They punished him, by trading him to a super bowl bound team, I guest their idea of winning is different from this last place team. The 49, are worried about his off field problems. Just like the Patriots were last year when they made the trade for you know who. To put trust in a kid that has not put on pads and has not played against number 1’s is crazy.

  32. the_buc_realist Says:

    I will say this. At least Jfro-6pak knows to stay home and miss his own football camp, and make drunk phone interviews ( allegedly) then to have consecutive suspicion of driving under the influence in basically 1 year span.

  33. st augustine Says:

    @doc ~ i see your point, but it was either that or we get nothing in return. at least this way we potentially get a decent draft pick (i’m guessing a 4th)

  34. Atlbuc40 Says:

    @ Capt Tim,
    I just wanted to say.. YOU WERE WRIGHT!!!!! I had issue with some of the negative posts you made about the Bum… I stand up and say. I am sorry..I’m an idiot and you were 100% …. um correct!!!!!!

  35. Architek Says:

    Trash Act

  36. BuccaneerBonzai Says:

    Wow…even one of the Joes is wearing his emotions on his sleeve with this one!

    WestCoastBucsFan Says
    “I don’t think Talib even got in this much trouble”

    Hehahahahahahahaaaa! Riiiight! Lol

    Talib fires bullets, remember?

    On Wright, I had hoped his contractual agreement meant a change in his behavior. It was a “prove-it” contract.

    But he screwed the pooch. Time to move on. I think talking up Johnson and Lewis is wishful thinking, considering they were the worse in the league last year. I would rather start fresh on our depth.

    This changes things in the middle as well.

  37. MARK Says:

    Great reporting Joe. One of the reasons I visit your site so often.

  38. Eric Says:

    Just part of the yearly Mark “houdini” Dominik’s illusion that he is going to field a decent football team.

    Always fools a lot of people till the curtain is pulled back.

  39. Justin Says:

    I’d love to know the real story behind this guy and how he was even allowed back here after getting a DUI last year and then suspended for pill popping. Imagine how enraged Dominik, Schiano and the Glazers were after hearing about the latest arrest.

    His twitter has been quiet since July 12th. Obviously something was up.

    Should have traded his ass to Buffalo.

  40. scubog Says:

    This was just a matter of time with the Character Bar being raised higher on this team under Schiano. I had hopes that Eric Wright would be the starting CB he was signed to be. This is why I’m not a big fan of free agency even though we have had some success (Vincent Jackson); even Carl Nicks wasn’t able to give us a full season. Of course Realist thinks Dominik should have known Nicks would hurt his toe and Wright would stray off path. Guess the GM in New England should have had a crystal ball on Hernandez. It’s done, it’s over before it started. Time for someone to take the opportunity.

  41. Capt. Tim Says:

    Thanks. But I wish I had been wrong. I would rather this guy had matured, and become the player his talent indicated he should be.

    But this guy was an easy profile. Anyone who throws away the contract money he did last year- has no clue about the important words in being a proffesional( or decent human being). Responsibility, accountability. Dependability.

    To Eric- he’s all about Eric. The huge money validates( in his mind) that he’s better than everyone else. He can do what he wants. Rules don’t apply.

    We are all living in Eric’s playground. And he can do what he wants!!

  42. Macabee Says:

    Yeah, I’m disappointed that Eric didn’t work out either because I thought he could play when healthy. Evidently SF feels the same way because they’re willing to take a chance on Wright knowing about his latest DUI (see PFT).

    Hey, things happen! We move on! Revis had to get his chance to be great, so maybe one of our young unknowns gets his chance and makes good of it! Not the way I envisioned it, but not looking back either!

  43. DomsAdvisor Says:

    It sure would have been nice Mark Dom to sign another CB like I advised him to do. If he gets canned because of this, it is on him not me.

  44. BuccaneerBonzai Says:

    Capt. Tim Says:
    “I would rather this guy had matured, and become the player his talent indicated he should be.”

    I have to say…hoping for a player to improve himself on and off the field is a good thing. We should always hope for the best in others.

    Eric Wright blowing it doesn’t make anyone more right or wrong. It just means he blew it.