Cleveland Browns: Eric Wright Tackles Competition To Start at Cornerback

August 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As training camp winds down and we are headed into the third preseason game, the competition for the open positions at cornerback appear to have come down to rookie Joe Haden and veteran Eric Wright for the final spot. Former Philadelphia Eagle Sheldon Brown appears to have the right cornerback locked up.
“I’ve started since I was a rookie,” Wright said after a practice last week. “I’m looking to start this year just because I’m a competitor. And [when] you get put in a position where people say it’s an open competition, you want to win. We’re not quite there yet. We’ll see opening day, but it’s going to be what it is.

“I have extreme confidence in my ability. I didn’t feel threatened at all. I just felt like there was a time for us to make some moves in the offseason and try to better this team, so competition brings out the best in everybody and cream always rises to the top. It was an exciting time...

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