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                  === NFL suspends Bucs' Wright four games ===
 
 Tampa,  FL (Sports Network) - Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright will
 miss  the next  four games after being  suspended by the NFL for violating the
 league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
 
 Head  coach  Greg Schiano  announced  Wright's  ban  during his  weekly  press
 conference  on Monday,  with the suspension effective immediately. Wright will
 be eligible to return to the active roster on Dec. 24.
 
 The  sixth-year  pro had appealed  the penalty, which FoxSports.com originally
 reported was for use of the drug Adderall in late October, but lost his case.
 
 One  of several  free  agents signed  by the  Buccaneers  during an  extensive
 overhaul  this past  offseason, Wright started all 10 games he appeared in and
 compiled  39 tackles, seven passes defensed and an interception he returned 60
 yards for a touchdown against the New York Giants back in Week 2.
 
 Wright,  who  signed a  five-year contract  with Tampa Bay  in March, has been
 slowed  by  an Achilles' injury  recently and did  not play in the Buccaneers'
 24-23 loss to NFC South leader Atlanta on Sunday.
 
 Undrafted rookie Leonard Johnson started in Wright's place against the Falcons
 and will likely continue in that role through the suspension.
 
 
 
 
 11/26 17:53:09 ET

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