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James Wright
WR #86
Height:
6-1
Weight:
201
Age:
23
College:
Louisiana State
Hometown:
Buras, La.
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 5 91 18.2 30 0 3 30 10 13 0 0 0
2014 CIN 11 0 5 91 18.2 30 0 3 30 10 13 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @BAL W 23-16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 ATL W 24-10 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 TEN W 33-7 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @NE L 17-43 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CAR L 37-37 1 24 24 24 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @IND L 0-27 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 BAL W 27-24 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 JAC W 33-23 -- -- -- -- -- 1 11 11 11 0 -- --
10 CLE L 3-24 0 0 -- -- 0 1 13 13 13 0 -- --
11 @NO W 27-10 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
12 @HOU W 22-13 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @TB W 14-13 3 59 19.7 30 0 1 6 6 6 0 -- --
14 PIT L 21-42 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @CLE W 30-0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 DEN W 37-28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @PIT L 17-27 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

      A 2014 seventh-round draft selection, Wright earned spot on Bengals season-opening roster after strong play in training camp and preseason ... Played in 11 games before his season was cut short by a knee injury on Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay ... His first career reception, on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, was a 24-yard catch late in overtime to put Bengals in range for game-winning FG, but the attempt was missed ... Made key plays in win at Tampa Bay before suffering injury ... Logged five special teams tackles, plus a forced fumble on punt coverage ... Made only six starts among his 50 career college games, but earned a spot on NFL draft boards with his physical potential, superior special teams play and overall contributions on offense.

      A 2014 seventh-round draft selection, Wright earned spot on Bengals season-opening roster after strong play in training camp and preseason ... Played in 11 games before his season was cut short by a knee injury on Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay ... His first career reception, on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, was a 24-yard catch late in overtime to put Bengals in range for game-winning FG, but the attempt was missed ... Made key plays in win at Tampa Bay before suffering injury ... Logged five special teams tackles, plus a forced fumble on punt coverage ... Made only six starts among his 50 career college games, but earned a spot on NFL draft boards with his physical potential, superior special teams play and overall contributions on offense.

     Career transactions: Selected by Cincinnati in seventh round of 2014 NFL Draft (239th overall) ... Signed with Bengals on 5-21-14.

     2014 highlights: Played in Games 2-12 and had five catches for 91 yards, three rushes for 30 yards, five special teams tackles and a forced fumble on special teams ... Inactive for Game 1 (concussion) and Games 13-16 (knee) ... Made NFL debut Sept. 14 vs. Atlanta, with one special teams tackle ... Had first career reception late in overtime on Oct. 12 vs. Carolina, a 24-yarder to Panthers 31, putting the Bengals in FG range ... Had an 11-yard rush on a reverse play and one special teams tackle on Nov. 2 vs. Jacksonville, and teamed with CB Dre Kirkpatrick to down a Kevin Huber punt at the Jacksonville six ... On Nov. 6 vs. Cleveland, had a 13-yard rush on a reverse play and forced a fumble by Jim Leonhard on kickoff coverage, with Bengals recovering ... Also vs. Cleveland, teamed with Dre Kirkpatrick to down a punt at the Cleveland three-yard line ... Had one catch for eight yards, converting a third-and-eight play, on Nov. 16 at New Orleans ... Prior to suffering knee injury Nov. 30 at Tampa Bay, produced his best game as a pro, leading team in receiving yards (59 on three receptions), including acrobatic 30-yard catch on third down in the fourth quarter to keep clock moving ... Also at Tampa Bay, had a 12-yard reception on third down on an eventual Bengals TD drive and had one rush for six yards.

     College: Played four seasons (2010-13) at LSU, seeing action in 11 or more games each season and helping Tigers to a 44-9 record ... Totaled 25 receptions for 304 yards (12.2) ... Special teams captain as a senior, when he played in every game for 10-3 team and won team’s “Wild Tiger” trophy for accumulating team’s highest total of special teams “production points” ... Career-best receiving totals (18-for-242) as a junior ... As a sophomore, played in all 14 games for team that was unbeaten before falling to Alabama in national title game.

     Personal: Hometown is Buras, La. ... Attended Belle Chasse High School, in Greater New Orleans, where he earned Class 4A all-state honors as a senior in 2009 and had 39 career TD catches. ... Business administration major at LSU, with concentration in management.


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