Tim Wright
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By RJ Lennox, Buccaneers Correspondent, Tue, Aug 26th 2:11pm EDT

Tampa's glut at tight end was addressed by trading Tim Wright to the Patriots. It was fairly clear that the new regime wasn't completely sold on Wright. They brought in Brandon Myers in free agency and used a fairly high pick to grab Austin Sefarian-Jenkins in the draft. Still Wright had a productive rookie year in Tampa catching 54 passes for 571 yards and 5 TD's. (Source: Pro Football Talk)

Fantasy Impact: Wright could be used in two tight end sets with Gronkowski and also for depth if (when) Gronk gets hurt again. He should be able to put together another season with similar receiving numbers, with a potential to be a good sleeper if Gronk misses a lot of time.

By Pat James, Buccaneers Correspondent, Mon, Aug 11th 4:16pm EDT

Offensive Coordinator Jeff Tedford suggested that Tim Wright may end up in the slot often this season. "He can do a lot of things as a receiver and he’s done a nice job in the slot," Tedford said. (Source: Tampa Tribune)

Fantasy Impact: This is nothing new for Wright. He played in the slot often in his rookie season. However, with very little competition for the 3rd string wide receiver spot, if Wright were to see significant time in the slot he could posses value at the tight end position. Monitor the situation as the preseason progresses. Wright may be worth a late flier if Tampa uses him as their WR3.

The New York Times | Aug 28th
Moves to New England to play the Aaron Hernandez position.
Rotoworld | Aug 27th
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport called Tim Wright the Patriots' "new [Aaron] Hernandez."
Breaking Football | Aug 27th
Should take move spot for Pats. He's big, athletic and was solid as a rook last yr despite position change. Take notice.
The Football Girl | Aug 27th
Move to New England rekindles interest in second-year man.
Rotoworld | Aug 27th
Chet Gresham looks at the fantasy impact of the Logan Mankins and Tim Wright trade between the Patriots and Buccaneers.
RotoWire.com | Aug 26th
Timothy Wright: The Patriots have traded Logan Mankins to the Buccaneers in exchange for Wright and a fourth-round draft pick, Boston Globe reports. Visit RotoWire.com for more analysis on this update.
Rotoworld | Aug 26th
Patriots acquired TE Tim Wright and a 2015 fourth-round pick from the Bucs in exchange for LG Logan Mankins.
Rotoworld | Aug 26th
Bucs acquired LG Logan Mankins from the Patriots in exchange for TE Tim Wright and a 2015 fourth-round pick.
Win My Fantasy League | Aug 23rd
Should see snaps until ASJ takes over full-time gig