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Eric Wright took $6.25M pay cut

Updated: April 11, 2013, 1:48 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Eric Wright, one of the top acquisitions in the 2012 free-agent market, accepted a $6.25 million pay cut to stay with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to a source.

Wright's new contract is a one-year deal that pays him $1.5 million and makes him a free agent next year. Last year, he signed a five-year, $35.8 million deal that supposedly had $15 million guaranteed.

His four-game suspension last year eliminated the guarantee on his second-year base. He was scheduled to make ...

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