Former 49ers cornerback Shareece Wright signed with their next opponent: the Baltimore Ravens

Days after getting released by San Francisco, Shareece Wright winds up on its next opponent.

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Three days after getting released by the San Francisco 49ers, cornerback Shareece Wright signed with the team's next opponent, the Baltimore Ravens.

Wright joined the 49ers as a free agent in the spring after starting 27 games over the last two seasons with the San Diego Chargers, with an opportunity to start after the team lost last year's starting cornerbacks Chris Culliver and Perrish Cox in free agency.

But things didn't work out for Wright, who was inactive in all four games of his tenure with San Francisco. Instead, the 49ers went with 2014 draft picks Kenneth Acker, Keith Reaser and Dontae Johnson to make up its group of cornerbacks, along with Tramaine Brock and nickel defensive back Jimmie Ward.

Wright started the first preseason game against the Texans, but fell down the depth chart as the preseason wore on. The Ravens coaching staff will tap Wright for information about San Francisco's defense leading into Sunday's game.

The Ravens placed cornerback Will Davis on season-ending injured reserve after suffering a torn ACL in the first half of the 33-30 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Davis was Baltimore's third cornerback on the depth chart behind Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb.

Baltimore (1-4) comes to Levi's Stadium Sunday with the NFL's 25th-ranked passing defense, allowing 278 yards per game.


Chris Biderman is the Editor-in-Chief of Niners Digest and covers the 49ers from their headquarters in Santa Clara. Chris has been writing about the team since the spring of 2013. The Ohio State alum received his Journalism degree in 2011 and has been working in sports media since 2008. Chris, a Santa Rosa, Calif. native, is also a contributor to the Associated Press covering sports throughout the Bay Area. You can follow Chris on Twitter here.

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