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Eric Wright received death threats last season

Posted on: March 6, 2011 2:38 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

Sometimes, people take sports too seriously. Like, way too seriously.

Like the people who actually threatened the life of Browns CB Eric Wright. In today’s Cleveland Plain Dealer, Wright revealed he had received death threats during last season’s struggles.

Wright "I went from people expecting me to be a top cornerback in the league to receiving death threats," Wright told the paper. "It was a lot to deal with."

Wright, though, never went to the police, because, in reality, he said he wasn’t actually afraid for his life. He’s also not mad at Cleveland fans.

"As serious as a death threat may be, I wasn't going to let a few bad apples ruin the whole tree,” he said.

But still, hopefully this incident will remind people this: hey, they’re still sports. It’s not THAT freakin' important.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:38 pm
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

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hgtrerte
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 8:26 pm
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Since: Sep 28, 2010
Posted on: March 7, 2011 10:13 am
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

As much as I believe that Eric Wright was overrated from the beginning, and is not a starter (very good blitzing nickel back) I would never suggest that he should die. C'mon Cleveland, I know we have had bad teams for what seems like an ETERNITY but this does nothing but reflect poorly on us as fans. This is exaclty why people say we don't deserve a winner, passion isn't ignorance.



Since: Oct 19, 2006
Posted on: March 7, 2011 9:59 am
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

I remember thinking I was going to kill MYSELF after watching him "arm" tackle Heinz Ward
@clevelandsteve-
So funny.  There were many opportunities for for this last season.



Since: Apr 28, 2007
Posted on: March 7, 2011 8:25 am
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

An ignorant fan is an ingmorant fan - I think he handled the situation as bast as possible...except he could improve his effort level a bit...I think he's solid corner, and remember Browns fans  - he's now our #3 CB who used to Brandon McDonald - who was a nightmare.

But his play is why we may draft CB Patrick PEterson is available over AJ Green



Since: Nov 1, 2009
Posted on: March 7, 2011 7:02 am
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

I remember thinking I was going to kill MYSELF after watching him "arm" tackle Heinz Ward, lol It was the turning point in the game, pfft. NOTE: this is a non-story Josh, unless you're hoping to damage the reputation of a "group" by reporting on the "ALLEDGED" activity of one.  Mr Wright should have gone to the police... this is nothing more than an allegation.



Since: Jan 14, 2007
Posted on: March 7, 2011 6:58 am
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

Probably a Texas Tech drop out.....


DSAU
Since: Mar 6, 2011
Posted on: March 6, 2011 8:41 pm
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Since: Feb 26, 2007
Posted on: March 6, 2011 8:41 pm
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

 " Imagine if you got death threats (I did as a teacher). . . . . . .You cannot perform under that at all and his numbered show that."  ---- mrrickers I certainly hope you aren't teaching english or computer courses - come on brother get it together next time ! 



Since: Feb 11, 2009
Posted on: March 6, 2011 7:41 pm
 

Eric Wright received death threats last season

There are some sick people in this world.  Come on, this poor kid is playing a game and you are making it that much harder.  Imagine if you got death threats (I did as a teacher).  It is tough.  All you do is think "There is someone out there watching me who wants me dead."  I feel for the kid, I do.  You cannot perform under that at all and his numbered show that.  But hopefully, they find the sickos who threatened him and put them away.


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