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    8/26 7:30 pm ET

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    9/10 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 17, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Bears

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    9/17 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Sep. 24, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Vikings

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    Buccaneers at Vikings

    9/24 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 01, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Giants

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    10/1 4:05 pm ET

  • Thu., Oct. 05, 2017 8:25 PM - 12:25 AM EDT Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    Week 5

    Buccaneers vs. Patriots

    10/5 8:25 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 15, 2017 4:05 PM - 8:05 PM EDT Buccaneers at Cardinals

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    Buccaneers at Cardinals

    10/15 4:05 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 22, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers at Bills

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    Buccaneers at Bills

    10/22 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Oct. 29, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EDT Buccaneers vs. Panthers

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    Buccaneers vs. Panthers

    10/29 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 05, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers at Saints

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    Buccaneers at Saints

    11/5 1:00 pm ET

  • Sun., Nov. 12, 2017 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST Buccaneers vs. Jets

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    Buccaneers vs. Jets

    11/12 1:00 pm ET

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Major Wright
DB #31
Height:
5-11
Weight:
204
College:
Florida
Hometown:
Lauderdale Lakes, FL
Experience:
7
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 77 329 242 87 0 0 22 9 3 151 -- 45
2016 TB 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 TB 9 25 16 9 0 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2014 TB 12 51 34 17 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2013 CHI 15 100 78 22 0 0 3 2 1 46 23 38
2012 CHI 16 71 52 19 0 0 8 4 1 45 11.3 45
2011 CHI 12 58 42 16 0 0 7 3 1 60 20 36
2010 CHI 11 24 20 4 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on April 7, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the league as a third-round pick, (75th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2010 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has started 49-of-66 career games, recording 243 tackles, 19 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and nine interceptions, with three returned for touchdowns.
  • Notched single-game career-high 13 tackles at Cleveland (11/2/14).
  • Tallied a career-high 100 tackles in 2013.
  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2012.
  • Registered a career-high four interceptions in 2012.
  • Has one career multi-interception game, vs. Dallas (10/1/12).
  • Started in 11-of-12 games in 2011.
  • Notched three consecutive games with an interception: in Week 9 at Philadelphia (11/07/11), Week 10 against Detroit (11/13/11) and Week 11 against San Diego (11/20/11).
  • Returned first interception for a touchdown against Detroit (11/13/11).
  • Recorded first career interception at Philadelphia (11/7/11).
  • Made first career start against Atlanta (9/11/11) tallying four tackles.
  • Played in two postseason games in 2010, totaling eight tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/12/10).
  • Notched four tackles at Detroit (12/7).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 12 games, starting seven, and recorded 51 tackles, including two for loss, and one pass defensed.
  • Made Buccaneers debut in season opener vs. Carolina (9/7).
  • Played in a reserve role vs. St. Louis and registered one tackle.
  • Notched one tackle at Atlanta (9/18)
  • Started first game as a Buccaneer in win at Pittsburgh and registered nine tackles.
  • Started at New Orleans (10/5) and recorded four tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Started vs. Baltimore (10/12) and collected five tackles.
  • Played in reserve role vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Entered starting lineup at Cleveland (11/2) and responded with career-high and team-leading 13 tackles, including one for loss.
  • Recorded four tackles, including one for loss, vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Registered nine tackles in win at Washington (11/16).
  • Posted two tackles at Chicago (11/23) as part of defensive unit that allowed just 204 total yards and 112 passing yards.
  • Active, but did not play, nursing a shoulder injury vs. Cincinnati (11/30).
  • Returned to action at Detroit (12/7), tallying four tackles.
  • Inactive with a rib injury at Carolina (12/14).
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on December 16.

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Started 33-of-41 games at Florida (2007-09), totaling 165 tackles, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Helped Florida win the 2008 BCS National Championship collecting nine tackles and one interception in a win against Oklahoma.
  • Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida).
  • Started for the East in the U.S. Army All-American Game and was nominated for the National U.S. Army Player of the Year Award.
  • Started three-years at safety at St. Thomas Aquinas, helping lead the team to the 2006 state title game.
  • First-team all-county and all-state selection during his junior and senior seasons.
  • Born Major Wright on July 1, 1988 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.

ACQUIRED BY BUCS:

  • Signed by Tampa Bay on April 7, 2014, as an unrestricted free agent from Chicago.

ORIGINALLY ENTERED NFL:

  • Originally entered the league as a third-round pick, (75th overall) of the Chicago Bears in the 2010 NFL Draft.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Has started 49-of-66 career games, recording 243 tackles, 19 passes defensed, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries and nine interceptions, with three returned for touchdowns.
  • Notched single-game career-high 13 tackles at Cleveland (11/2/14).
  • Tallied a career-high 100 tackles in 2013.
  • Started all 16 games for the first time in his career in 2012.
  • Registered a career-high four interceptions in 2012.
  • Has one career multi-interception game, vs. Dallas (10/1/12).
  • Started in 11-of-12 games in 2011.
  • Notched three consecutive games with an interception: in Week 9 at Philadelphia (11/07/11), Week 10 against Detroit (11/13/11) and Week 11 against San Diego (11/20/11).
  • Returned first interception for a touchdown against Detroit (11/13/11).
  • Recorded first career interception at Philadelphia (11/7/11).
  • Made first career start against Atlanta (9/11/11) tallying four tackles.
  • Played in two postseason games in 2010, totaling eight tackles and one pass defensed.
  • Made NFL debut vs. Detroit (9/12/10).
  • Notched four tackles at Detroit (12/7).

2014 HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Played in 12 games, starting seven, and recorded 51 tackles, including two for loss, and one pass defensed.
  • Made Buccaneers debut in season opener vs. Carolina (9/7).
  • Played in a reserve role vs. St. Louis and registered one tackle.
  • Notched one tackle at Atlanta (9/18)
  • Started first game as a Buccaneer in win at Pittsburgh and registered nine tackles.
  • Started at New Orleans (10/5) and recorded four tackles and a pass defensed.
  • Started vs. Baltimore (10/12) and collected five tackles.
  • Played in reserve role vs. Minnesota (10/26).
  • Entered starting lineup at Cleveland (11/2) and responded with career-high and team-leading 13 tackles, including one for loss.
  • Recorded four tackles, including one for loss, vs. Atlanta (11/9).
  • Registered nine tackles in win at Washington (11/16).
  • Posted two tackles at Chicago (11/23) as part of defensive unit that allowed just 204 total yards and 112 passing yards.
  • Active, but did not play, nursing a shoulder injury vs. Cincinnati (11/30).
  • Returned to action at Detroit (12/7), tallying four tackles.
  • Inactive with a rib injury at Carolina (12/14).
  • Placed on Injured Reserve on December 16.

COLLEGE/PERSONAL:

  • Started 33-of-41 games at Florida (2007-09), totaling 165 tackles, 10 pass breakups, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and eight interceptions, with one returned for a touchdown.
  • Helped Florida win the 2008 BCS National Championship collecting nine tackles and one interception in a win against Oklahoma.
  • Attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Ft. Lauderdale, Florida).
  • Started for the East in the U.S. Army All-American Game and was nominated for the National U.S. Army Player of the Year Award.
  • Started three-years at safety at St. Thomas Aquinas, helping lead the team to the 2006 state title game.
  • First-team all-county and all-state selection during his junior and senior seasons.
  • Born Major Wright on July 1, 1988 in Lauderdale Lakes, Florida.
 

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