Canadian Football League

Wednesday, August 03, 2005

Former Canadian Football League Player killed

Chris Wright, a wide receiver and kick-return specialist who helped the Baltimore Stallions win the Grey Cup in 1995, was killed in Atlanta on the weekend, Montreal Alouettes general manager Jim Popp said yesterday. Details on the crime were sketchy. A native of Valdosta, Ga., Wright, 32, established a Canadian Football League rookie record of 1,236 punt-return yards in 1995. He also had 41 kickoffs for 897 yards and was chosen the South Division's most outstanding rookie


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