Sep 29, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Chicago Bears strong safety Major Wright (21) before the game against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

2014 NFL Free Agency: Major Wright signs with Tampa Bay Buccaneers


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 reported the Buccaneers would be signing Wright and Rick Stroud confirmed the news, saying the Buccaneers were “expected” to complete a deal Friday.



Ian Rapoport of and the NFL Network confirmed the deal, adding that it is a one-year agreement.


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.

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