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Bucs put Wright on IR, promote Wilson


The Tampa Bay Buccaneers placed safety Major Wright on injured reserve and promoted cornerback C.J. Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday.

Wright earlier was ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers with a rib injury. Wright played in 12 games with seven starts, totaling 51 tackles, with two for loss.

The 5-foot-11, 187-pound Wilson has spent time on Tampa Bay’s practice squad and active roster this year.

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