The Baltimore Ravens announced Tuesday that they’ve released Shareece Wright and S Kendrick Lewis.
We have terminated the contracts for CB Shareece Wright and S Kendrick Lewis.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) March 7, 2017
According to OverTheCap.com, releasing these two will free up $4,966,666 of available cap space while creating $3,133,335 in dead money.
Wright, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Chargers back in 2011. He spent four years in San Diego before signing a three-year, $16 million contract with the Ravens that included $5 million guaranteed.
Wright was set to make a base salary of $4 million for the 2017 season.
In 2016, Wright appeared in 12 games for the Ravens and recorded 52 tackles, no interceptions, a fumble recovery and six pass defenses.
Lewis, 28, is a former fifth-round pick of the Chiefs back in 2010. After four seasons with the Chiefs and a year with the Texans, Lewis signed a three-year, $5.4 million contract with the Ravens that included a $1.4 million signing bonus. He was set to make a base salary of $1.8 million for the 2017 season.
In 2016, Lewis appeared in six games for the Ravens and recorded six tackles and a forced fumble.