The San Francisco 49ers have signed veteran cornerback Eric Wright following a failed physical that scuttled his trade last month from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Buccaneers cut Wright after the trade was nullified, but the 49ers stayed in touch with Wright.
He's not ready to play yet, though, and was placed on the non-football injury list. To make room for him on the roster, the 49ers released cornerback Lowell Rose.
Wright had been traded for a conditional 2014 draft selection, which went back to the 49ers.
Wright was going to be released by Tampa Bay if they had been unable to trade him..
The Buccaneers had cause to trade Wright.
Wright was arrested July 12 on a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge in Los Angeles.
Wright was arrested and posted $5,000 bond. He had a DUI arrest in 2012 in Los Angeles, but the case was dismissed.
Wright was suspended for four games last season after testing positive for Adderall, which cost him $7.5 million in guaranteed money.
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