Shareece Wright gets his wish

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Cornerback Shareece Wright wanted to be cut by the 49ers. And now he has been.

The 49ers announced Saturday that Wright, who signed a one-year deal as a free agent from the Chargers, has been released. The move was made to create a roster spot for guard Andrew Tiller, who was promoted from the practice squad.

Wright received $1.5 million as a signing bonus, and he was earning a base salary of $850,000. He had $25,000 in per-game roster bonuses; by being placed on the inactive list for the first four games of the season, Wright lost $100,000.

A vested veteran, Wright now becomes a free agent. He can collect the balance of his base salary as termination pay, sign with another team, and retain that paycheck, too.

The 49ers face the Giants on Sunday night on NBC.

35 responses to “Shareece Wright gets his wish

  1. Genius move. Sign a guy, throw a sack of money at him, make him inactive all season, then release him without ever putting him on the field.

  2. With the current state of the bulk of the secondaries out there he shouldn’t be looking for work too long

  3. How on earth did the 49ers get a Sunday night game? They are worse than Jacksonville this year.

    I wouldn’t be surprised if Boldin is the next to ask to be released after watching him look pissed on the sidelines last week.

  4. Patsfan1960 I’m sorry you had to watch the Patriots blow for so many years only to turn to cheating to win but he’ll sign with the Ravens.

  5. He wanted out of San Francisco? That seems to be going around. Can’t help to wonder if Kaepernick wouldn’t mind a change of scenery. By the way, Michigan is up 31-0

  6. Hey Chippy you may be interested to know the following –

    After he retired former NFL pro bowl QB Jeff Blake, who played for the Jets, Bengals, Saints, Ravens, Cardinals, Eagles and Bears admitted during a radio interview on Nashville 104.5 The Zone that he ordered ball boys to let the air out of his footballs just before the game throughout his NFL career. He played from 1992 to 2005.

    “Cause when you take the balls out of the bag, they are rock hard. And you can’t feel the ball as well. It’s too hard. Everybody puts the pin in and takes just enough air out of the ball that you can feel it a little better. But it’s not the point to where it’s flat. So I don’t know what the big deal is. It’s not something that’s not been done for 20 years.”

    The NFL never investigated any of these teams. They never fined any of these teams. They never penalized any of them either financially or by removing draft picks. No one in the sports news media has mentioned this once.

    And Chippy take note, that means the 10 games he started for the Ravens the year he was with them it is a proven fact the balls were deflated after they were given to the Ravens. Whereas in Federal Court the NFL admitted they had no evidence the Pats did it.

  7. Eli’s on pace for 28 td’s and 4 picks this year….and he hasnt had a good game yet, and he was 30/14 last year; get some new material. ESPN football stats is your friend.

  8. We need a rotational corner in Oakland something terrible. Mcgill just aint developing fast enough and is too unathletic for CB imo, add 10-15lbs an move to safety kid.

    Hell ill even take the kid the patriots released today, Fletcher. We just need an CB with NFL experience, especially this weekend to give us some snaps.

  9. Signed in March.

    $1.5 Mil Signing Bonus
    $250k Workout Bonus

    Kiss those two goodbye. There’s also a $350k roster bonus that he probably won’t get since he was never active any of the first four games.

    Buh bye.

  10. arwiv says:
    Oct 10, 2015 7:17 PM
    Eli’s on pace for 28 td’s and 4 picks this year….and he hasnt had a good game yet, and he was 30/14 last year; get some new material. ESPN football stats is your friend.

    Damn skippy. Eli was never the problem, he and Coughlin could have sued Reese for lack of support and won. But brother, Giants fans don’t let other Giants fans rely on bspn FOR ANYTHING. profootb@llreference, sportr@c…anything but bspn. If they reported it was daytime I wouldn’t leave the house without a flashlight.

  11. To the guy that said kaperchoke probly wants out too. He’s the reason guys want outta there in the first place. I’ve watched a lot of their games this year mostly because it’s fun to see them crumble and it’s obvious nobody on that team likes him. And I don’t blame them.

  12. The guy has been absent on the field and has flamed out with two coordinators. How can transition into a new defense when he hasn’t proved that he can play well and stick onto a team.

  13. Chippy finally came out from under the bed where he’s been hiding since the Pats won SB49. How are your dolphins doin’, chippy? A total embarrassment of a franchise, thought this was “their year?”

  14. Tonebone, Kaepernick’s play, or lack there of, is the reason players are jumping ship. Without a decent quarterback, teams usually don’t win many games. Kaepernick shined when the defense was top notch. Amazing what good field position and a few extra possessions a game will do. Look at the success Wilson has enjoyed the past couple years, being an average or less quarterback playing on a team with an awesome D.

  15. Shareece Wright is garbage! Never knew why we signed him in the first place. He was one of the worst CB’s in a he NFL in SD and we signed him. Awful! Bye Shareece, go get roasted being on another team

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