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                 === On second thought, 49ers add CB Wright ===
 
 Santa  Clara, CA (Sports Network) - The San Francisco 49ers signed Eric Wright
 to  a one-year  contract Thursday, less than three weeks after voiding a trade
 for the veteran cornerback with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for medical reasons.
 
 The 49ers had acquired Wright from the Buccaneers on July 19 in exchange for a
 conditional 2014 draft pick, but the deal was voided three days later after he
 failed  a  physical. Tampa Bay  subsequently released the 28-year-old, who was
 entering  the  second season of a  five-year, $37.5 million contract he signed
 with the Bucs as a free agent.
 
 San Francisco has placed Wright on the active non-football injury/illness list
 for the time being, citing an undisclosed off-field issue.
 
 "We  are pleased to welcome Eric to the 49ers organization and look forward to
 his  contributions,"  said  49ers  general  manager  Trent  Baalke.  "Eric  is
 currently  tending to  a personal matter and  he will join the team as soon as
 possible."
 
 Wright will be joining his fourth team in as many years, having started all 16
 games  for the Detroit  Lions in 2011 prior to signing with Tampa Bay. The San
 Francisco  native  spent his  first four  years in the  NFL with the Cleveland
 Browns, who selected Wright in the second round of the 2007 draft.
 
 The USC product has started 81 of his 85 career games and tallied 363 tackles,
 14  interceptions  while returning  two of  those picks  for touchdowns. In 10
 starts with the Buccaneers last season, Wright accumulated 37 tackles.
 
 San  Francisco  waived undrafted rookie cornerback  Lowell Rose to open a spot
 for Wright on the 90-man camp roster.
 
 
 
 
 
 08/09 07:17:56 ET