Originally posted by NinerG94:
I must have watched a different game yesterday. Wright looked like crap IMO. That play in the endzone was c()nt hair away from being complete because Wright was NOT playing the ball at all. Didn't even look to be playing the man. Brees put that ball in a crazy small window and he's lucky it wasn't completed for a TD. Not saying Cox would have been any better but lets not sugar coat things. Wright was one lucky play away from being blasted by this board relentlessly.
You're focusing on that one play, and in really watching it there was a small chance it would be completed. Sure, Wright could have played that one better, could have turned around, etc. I'm not focusing on that one play - I'm looking at the entire game, watching #30 Wright playing more than he expected with the Brown injury and playing for the first time in what, a year or so? He was right there on his coverages, looked quick, and stuck his nose in there to make run-support tackles, is what I saw (and, 4 tackles is good for a CB just getting back into playing a game). I'm not trying to sugar-coat anything...sure, he had to get rid of some rust after playing more than expected. I'm looking forward to the rest of the year with him back there. We'll see how it plays out.