Wright did his best to book himself out of town, as poor play, a driving under the influence arrest, suspension for performance-enhancing drug use and, finally, a second arrest greased the skids for his exit after one disappointing season.
At least one prominent veteran teammate was unhappy with the Bucs' decision.
I can't believe this trade and I'm just gonna leave it at that smfhâ Donald Penn (@DPENN70) July 19, 2013
@EWrighteous21 u will b missed bro broâ Donald Penn (@DPENN70) July 19, 2013
What a Friday so farâ Donald Penn (@DPENN70) July 19, 2013
As a Pro Bowl offensive tackle and six-year veteran, Donald Penn figures to have a voice in the Bucs' locker room. Don't be surprised if Bucs coach Greg Schiano tells Penn to keep it down when players report to training camp.
UPDATE: Penn followed up his remarks on Twitter with praise for Bucs general manager Mark Dominik.
My hat is off 2 Mark n the front office cuz they could of just cut him but at least they traded him so he can have another opportunity 2playâ Donald Penn (@DPENN70) July 19, 2013
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