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Wright time, right place for Jet

Before heading to New York last spring for a tryout at the Jets' rookie camp, Wallace Wright bumped into a former college teammate-turned-Super Bowl hero at a McDonald's in Durham, N.C. Wright received a few McNuggets of wisdom from Steelers tailback Willie Parker, who blazed the trail he was hoping to follow. Parker's message to Wright: If I can defy the odds, you can, too. (New York Daily News)

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