Dec 22, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Chicago Bears safety Major Wright (21) along the sidelines prior to playing the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Eagles defeated the Bears 54-11. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

NFL Rumors: Major Wright visiting Tampa Bay Buccaneers


It looks like the Chicago Bears and safety Major Wright will be parting ways, meaning Wright will likely have to find a new team for the first time in his four-year career.

Wright spent his first three seasons playing for a defensive-minded coach in Lovie Smith before he was favored in favor of Marc Trestman, an offensive-minded coach.

According to Ian Rapoport of and the NFL Network, Wright is visiting his former coach’s new squad.

Wright himself tweeted that he was excited to see Tampa Bay.

Wright is from Lauderdale Lakes, Florida and played for the Florida Gators, making this a homecoming of sorts.

Wright was drafted by the Bears with the 75th overall pick in the third round of the 2010 NFL Draft.

He had 100 tackles and two interceptions for the Bears last season.

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