On Tuesday, a report of former Chicago Bears’ safety Major Wright was in Tampa to visit the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and talk about his future with his former Bears’ head coach and current Buccaneers’ head coach Lovie Smith.
Obviously, the visit went well.
Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reported the Buccaneers would be signing Wright and Rick Stroud confirmed the news, saying the Buccaneers were “expected” to complete a deal Friday.
Guess Major Wright is signing with the Bucs after all.
— vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) April 4, 2014
Bucs expected to sign former Bears S Major Wright today.
— Rick Stroud (@NFLSTROUD) April 4, 2014
Ian Rapoport of NFL.com and the NFL Network confirmed the deal, adding that it is a one-year agreement.
Safety Major Wright has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the #Bucs, source says.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 4, 2014
Wright is from Lauderdale Lakes, Florida and played his college football for the Florida. He is likely excited about returning to his home state, even if it may not be his hometown team.
Wright had 100 tackles and a pair of interceptions for the Bears last season.