One day after being waived, Scooby Wright is back with the Browns. This time, Wright is signed to the practice squad, though Cleveland has agreed to give Wright the same salary he was making on the active roster, Mike Florio of PFT tweets.
Wright, a seventh-round pick, generated an unusual amount of excitement amongst Browns fans this offseason. The Arizona linebacker played out of his mind in 2014, racking up 164 total tackles, 15 sacks, and 31 tackles for a loss. Last year, Wright’s season ended after just three games due to injury. The Browns believe that he has big upside, but a numbers crunch meant that they had to expose him to waivers this week.
Per the terms of his agreement with the Browns, Wright will earn a weekly salary of $26K. That’s likely the highest practice squad salary in the NFL.
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