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Rodrique Wright | Defensive Lineman

Team: New York Jets
Age / DOB:  (33) / 7/31/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 310
College: Texas
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 7 (226) / MIA

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Jets signed DE Rodrique Wright, formerly of the Dolphins.
Wright was out of football in 2009 after failing to make the Dolphins' roster. At 6'5/300, Wright has enough size to play defensive end in the Jets' 3-4, but the once highly regarded Texas Longhorn has never met expectations. Tue, Mar 16, 2010 10:25:00 AM

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Miami placed DL Rodrique Wright on reserve/PUP, ending his season.

Wright (torn rotator cuff) played end in his brief return to practice the last two weeks. With Fred Evans, Kevin Vickerson, and maybe Manny Wright around behind Keith Traylor and Vonnie Holliday, Rodrique may have a hard time making next year's club if he doesn't pick up the new position.
Wed, Nov 29, 2006 11:56:00 PM

Dolphins seventh-round rookie Rodrique Wright (shoulder) has returned to practice and is being converted to defensive end.

Wright, a star interior tackle while at Texas, is currently on the reserve/non-football injury list after undergoing rotator cuff surgery. He's shed close to 20 pounds to play his new position, and now weighs 297. Wright still seems unlikely to play in his first year.
Thu, Nov 9, 2006 11:53:00 AM

Dolphins placed DT Rodrique Wright on the reserve/Non Football Injury list.

The former Texas Longhorn will miss the season with a torn rotator cuff. Miami also placed WR Eric Kimble on Reserve/PUP.
Tue, Aug 29, 2006 04:57:00 PM

Dolphins signed seventh-round DT Rodrique Wright to a four-year contract.

Wright should be a contributor in time, but it won't be in 2006. He's on PUP and expected to miss his rookie season with a torn rotator cuff.
Sat, Jul 29, 2006 10:21:00 AM

Dolphins seventh-round DT Rodrique Wright will likely be placed on the PUP list.

We all found out why Wright, a stud at Texas, fell so far in the draft; he had a torn rotator cuff. He had surgery in May and could miss the season.
Wed, Jul 26, 2006 03:37:00 PM

DT Rodrique Wright will undergo surgery for a torn rotator cuff.

It could happen as soon as Saturday. Though it will likely cost him the 2006 season, it appears shoulder surgery would benefit him the most in the long haul.
Mon, May 8, 2006 09:00:00 AM

DT Rodrique Wright did participate in the Dolphins workout Friday.

The seventh-rounder may need surgery for a torn rotator cuff.
Sat, May 6, 2006 02:26:00 PM

Dolphins DT Rodrique Wright, who surprisingly slipped to the seventh round, has a torn rotator cuff.

This explains a lot. The Dolphins will give the former Texas player an MRI this week, but he'll probably miss the 2007 season if he undergoes surgery. Wright was considered a second or third round pick before the injury was known.
Mon, May 1, 2006 01:40:00 PM

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