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April 30, 2019 08:08 PM
James Wright: Dropped by Colts
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Colts released Wright (knee) after he failed a physical Tuesday, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

Wright landed on injured reserve with a knee injury before the 2018 season, and he's likely still battling this condition. Once he gets healthy, he'll look for a depth role elsewhere. Since entering the league in 2014, Wright has suited up in 24 games and caught 18 passes for 197 yards and zero touchdowns.

September 3, 2018 03:00 PM
Colts' James Wright: Sent to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) cleared waivers and reverted to injured reserve, according to the league's official transaction log.

Wright is likely stuck on IR through the end of the league year unless he agrees to an injury settlement.

August 25, 2018 03:52 PM
Colts' James Wright: Likely being held out Saturday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) is not expected to play in Saturday's preseason game against the 49ers.

Wright injured his knee in the Colts' preseason opener and has not returned to the field since. Apart from T.Y. Hilton, the competition for wide receiver snaps on the Colts roster is a fairly open race, so Wright will be hoping to get healthy soon in order to establish himself on the depth chart. Look for Zach Pascal and Daurice Fountain to see additional snaps with Wright out.

August 21, 2018 12:56 PM
Colts' James Wright: Ruled out against Baltimore
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) won't play in Monday's preseason game against the Ravens.

Wright suffered the unspecified knee injury in last week's preseason opener against the Seahawks and it subsequently sidelined him at practice. The 26-year-old is battling for a roster spot as a depth receiver and can ill afford to miss much time, but the severity of the injury is currently unknown.

August 10, 2018 09:24 PM
Colts' James Wright: Week-to-week with knee injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) is considered week-to-week going forward during the exhibition season, Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site reports.

Wright sustained the injury during Thursday's preseason opener versus the Seahawks. It would be advantageous for him to return relatively quickly, as he is competing for a depth role on the Colts' receiving unit.

August 10, 2018 12:00 AM
Colts' James Wright: Injures knee in preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright injured his knee and won't return to Thursday's preseason opener against the Seahawks.

It isn't clear when Wright suffered the injury, so it's hard to gauge how severe it may be. The 26-year-old is competing for a depth role in the Colts' receiving corps and any missed time can only hurt his odds of making the final roster.

January 2, 2018 04:52 PM
Colts' James Wright: Inks deal with Indianapolis
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts on Tuesday.

The 26-year-old Wright didn't log any NFL action in 2017 after having accrued 18 receptions for 197 yards across 24 games with the Bengals the preceding two seasons. The 2014 seventh-round pick will try to earn his way back onto an NFL roster with a strong showing for the Colts during training camp.

August 7, 2017 01:44 AM
James Wright: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (chest) reached an injury settlement with the Browns on Sunday and was subsequently cut by the team, Dan Labbe of Cleveland.com report.

The 25-year-old has four seasons of pro experience on his resume, which could bode well for his chances of catching on with a new team. However, for the time being, Wright naturally doesn't hold fantasy value.

August 5, 2017 05:04 AM
Browns' James Wright: Suffers bruised lung
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright suffered a bruised lung during Thursday's practice and subsequently missed Friday's scrimmage, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Wright was claimed off waivers by the Browns in March, and with the team's lack of depth at wide receiver, the former Bengal has a legitimate opportunity to make the roster. He will, however, miss at least a few day as he waits for his bruised lung to heal.

March 15, 2017 12:12 PM
Browns' James Wright: Claimed by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright was claimed off waivers by the Browns on Tuesday, Cleveland.com reports.

Wright was waived by the Bengals on Monday but did not fall past his old coach Hue Jackson and the Bengals. Wright compiled 106 yards on 13 receptions for the Bengals in 2016 across 13 games. He also tallied 11 tackles in his special teams role. Wright will join a group of young receivers in Cleveland and will have an opportunity to prove himself in training camp. The team let Terrelle Pryor walk in free agency, so outside of Corey Coleman, there is room on the depth chart to earn some playing time.

March 13, 2017 12:36 PM
James Wright: Let go by Bengals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright was waived by the Bengals on Monday, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Wright caught 18 passes in 24 games played for the Bengals since entering the league as a seventh-round pick in 2014. Also capable of contributing on special teams, Wright will now look to land elsewhere this offseason.

December 18, 2016 11:55 AM
Bengals' James Wright: In uniform Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Wright's availability was foreshadowed by the fact the he practiced in full on Thursday and Friday. With A.J. Green still out, Wright figures to remain involved Sunday, after having logged seven catches for 65 yards over his last three games. Wright still remains behind Brandon LaFell, Tyler Boyd and TE Tyler Eifert in the Bengals' pass-catching pecking order, however.

December 16, 2016 07:00 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Questionable Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) is questionable for Sunday's tilt against the Steelers.

Wright is likely on the probable side of questionable after he practiced in full on Thursday and Friday. If for some reason he is held out, look for Cody Core and Alex Erickson to see a few extra reps.

December 15, 2016 06:35 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Full participant Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) was a full participant in practice Thursday.

Wright was unable to play in last week's game against the Browns and was held out of Wednesday's practice. His full participation suggests he's now healthy and he should be expected to play in Sunday's matchup with the Steelers.

December 15, 2016 12:40 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Suits up for practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) suited up for Thursday's practice, Geoff Hobson of Bengals.com reports.

Wright missed Sunday's game against the Browns with a knee injury, but it looks like he is back to participating in practice Thursday after being absent Wednesday. Things appear to be trending in the right direction for Wright, and the team will likely have a better idea of his status by Friday.

December 14, 2016 05:35 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Misses practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Jim Owczarski of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Wright was unable to suit up for Sunday's win over the Browns due to what is believed to be a minor knee injury, and he has yet to return to practice as well. If he's eventually ruled out for the Week 15 matchup against the Steelers, Cody Core and Alex Erickson could be in line for additional reps at receiver.

December 9, 2016 01:55 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Won't play Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns.

With both Wright and A.J. Green unavailable this week, Cody Core and Alex Erickson (to a lesser degree) are candidates to see added snaps in Week 14, though neither are high-percentage fantasy plays while working behind Brandon LaFell and Tyler Boyd.

December 8, 2016 03:55 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Does not practice Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) did not practice Thursday, Geoff Hobson of the team's official site reports.

Wright missed his second practice in a row after injuring his knee in Sunday's win over the Eagles. Should he be ruled out for Week 14's divisional tilt with the Browns, look for Cody Core and Alex Erickson to see expanded reps.

December 7, 2016 04:40 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Doesn't practice Wednesday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday.

Wright went down with a knee injury during Sunday's contest against the Eagles, and he could be in danger of missing Week 14's matchup versus the Browns if he's unable to return to practice later in the week. Cody Core could see additional snaps at receiver as a result.

December 4, 2016 03:05 PM
Bengals' James Wright: Leaves with knee injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Wright left Sunday's game against the Eagles with a knee injury suffered in the first half.

Cody Core and Alex Erickson got more snaps as a result. It's a terrible break for Wright, who has battled multiple injuries so far in his career.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-1/203
Birthdate:
12/31/1991
Age:
29
Hometown:
New Orleans, LA, USA
School:
LSU
NFL Experience:
4
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