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Ravens release defensive backs Shareece Wright and Kendrick Lewis

Ravens release defensive backs Shareece Wright and Kendrick Lewis

The Ravens again this offseason are trying to augment a much-maligned secondary, and they decided Monday that two past free agent defensive back signings are no longer in their plans. 

In their first roster activity in five weeks, the Ravens terminated the contracts of cornerback Shareece Wright and safety Kendrick Lewis, moves that were expected after both defensive backs had lost their starting jobs at different points of last season. 

The releases come exactly a year to the day of Wright, 29, signing a three-year, $16 million deal. Lewis, 28, was entering the final season of a three-year, $5.4 million pact. The two moves create $4.9 million of salary cap space,...

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