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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 4:46 pm    Post subject: 49ers sign former Browns, Bucs CB Eric Wright Reply with quote

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49ers announced that they signed CB Eric Wright. Team placed him on non-football illness list.


https://twitter.com/caplannfl/status/365569002380075008

This is after the failed trade with the Bucs, the 49ers waited a couple of weeks and now got Wright without giving up a late round draft pick.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 6:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks like he is still banged up. Has talent, and now has time to heal and learn our scheme
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm cool with it. We need the depth.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 9:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like it. Saved us a pick to. Hopefully it's a multi year deal so he can replace carlos in the slot next year
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 10:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just listened to an interview with Eric Wright on 49ers.com and he surprisingly sounded fairly intelligent, which I did not expect due to his past personal/legal troubles. Not that intelligent people don't have personal and legal problems, but it often seems that the majority of NFL players with "character problems" come off as not the sharpest tool in the shed. He also mentioned how the 49ers are his hometown team and he is living the dream.

I wouldn't be surprised at all to see a CB core of Cully, Wright, Brock, rookie, Cox, and Morris next year.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I agree ^^ I think Rodgers is gone next year, just because his cap hit is so high. He's a good corner tho, I like him as a player. Sucks that we have to let him go but he's certainly not worth what we would pay him over the life of that contract. I would also like to see us resign brown, he's a really good cover corner and I love the way he plays the ball in the air. I think it would be a mistake letting him go. I was hoping we could have used the deescalator in his contract to resign him for multiple years for cheap, but I guess we felt we couldn't afford it or that we would play it by ear. I have a feeling that he will be gone though and I also feel like that would be a mistake.


I really miss Cully, I liked his size and his passion. I also REALLLLY miss Aldon! Come back soon!!
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

NINERFAN_4_LIFE wrote:
I agree ^^ I think Rodgers is gone next year, just because his cap hit is so high. He's a good corner tho, I like him as a player. Sucks that we have to let him go but he's certainly not worth what we would pay him over the life of that contract. I would also like to see us resign brown, he's a really good cover corner and I love the way he plays the ball in the air. I think it would be a mistake letting him go. I was hoping we could have used the deescalator in his contract to resign him for multiple years for cheap, but I guess we felt we couldn't afford it or that we would play it by ear. I have a feeling that he will be gone though and I also feel like that would be a mistake.


I really miss Cully, I liked his size and his passion. I also REALLLLY miss Aldon! Come back soon!!


Rogers has been fantastic this year, so I think there's a good chance we hang on to him. It's funny how many of us thought he would be a cap casualty this year (myself included). There's always the option of re-doing his deal, but I doubt he goes for it with the way he's playing.
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 17, 2013 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Rogers has played well this year, but with CBs they could decline overnight.

Eric Wright just isn't a good player period. I'm not going to hold my breath hoping for him to turn it around. With the emergence of Brock, we will still be in good shape with Culliver returning. Now, the question is if we re-sign Brown who may get more money elsewhere. I'd love to sign him to a three year or so deal.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 9:08 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

J-ALL-DAY wrote:
Rogers has played well this year, but with CBs they could decline overnight.

Eric Wright just isn't a good player period. I'm not going to hold my breath hoping for him to turn it around. With the emergence of Brock, we will still be in good shape with Culliver returning. Now, the question is if we re-sign Brown who may get more money elsewhere. I'd love to sign him to a three year or so deal.


From what I have read (I can't say I've watched much of Wright), he is fairly good in the slot. If so, Brock-Wright-Cully doesn't sound too bad. Throw in a rookie, keep Rogers, or resign Brown and I wouldn't be overly worried about our CBs. I guess that is assuming that we resign Brock, who could also find more $ elsewhere.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I just think he is as mediocre as it gets but people just think he will all of sudden get back to playing at the level he did in his first couple of seasons in Cleveland. Even his season in Detroit wasn't all that impressive, and he was an embarrassment last year. Wright may be decent in the slot, but that is it.

Brock-Cully-Rogers/Brown-Rookie

So if we keep either of Rogers or Brown plus drafting a rookie CB early in the draft, we will definitely be in great shape. The secondary is playing well right now WITHOUT A PASS RUSH. You would expect Lemonier to improve even more next season and we may get Aldon for some of the season which will help.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 4:48 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

J-ALL-DAY wrote:
I just think he is as mediocre as it gets but people just think he will all of sudden get back to playing at the level he did in his first couple of seasons in Cleveland. Even his season in Detroit wasn't all that impressive, and he was an embarrassment last year. Wright may be decent in the slot, but that is it.

Brock-Cully-Rogers/Brown-Rookie

So if we keep either of Rogers or Brown plus drafting a rookie CB early in the draft, we will definitely be in great shape. The secondary is playing well right now WITHOUT A PASS RUSH. You would expect Lemonier to improve even more next season and we may get Aldon for some of the season which will help.


didn't really watch him in cleveland but i know a lot of browns fans and none really liked him. he sucked in detroit. i'm with you - he's not a part of my long term plans for the secondary.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

UofMfan909 wrote:
didn't really watch him in cleveland but i know a lot of browns fans and none really liked him. he sucked in detroit. i'm with you - he's not a part of my long term plans for the secondary.


Yep, Asomugha is still much better in coverage even at this stage than Wright. But one guy is 32 years old while the other is younger, so I could totally see us releasing Asomugha to bring up Wright.

Wright had a very good season early on his career, but hasn't been able to duplicate it ever since. Not trying to sound redundant or anything, but the guy flat out isn't good.

Culliver-Brown-Brock-Rookie is A okay with me.
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