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Dolphins rookie DT Wright has shoulder surgery

Updated: May 8, 2006, 3:50 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

Rookie defensive tackle Rodrique Wright, whose surprising plummet in the draft ended when the Miami Dolphins finally selected him in the seventh round, underwent Monday surgery to repair the torn right rotator cuff which prompted his slide.

The surgery will sideline the former University of Texas star for a prolonged period and could cost him his entire rookie year. But after consulting with the Miami medical staff, Wright decided surgery was the best option when considering long-term consequences ...

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