Uber driver says "let's hit the road" when Shareece Wright requested ride

Bills CB spent nearly $1000 on an 8-hour Uber ride to a voluntary practice

Buffalo Bills cornerback Shareece Wright opted for an unconventional method of transportation in order to attend a voluntary (!) team practice on Monday.

Wright shared a photo of his receipt to Twitter, which revealed the trip from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to the team's facility in upstate NY was around 550 miles, and cost him $632.08. After all, the driver had to get back to Chicago after the drive to Buffalo.

After landing in Chicago's O'Hare Airport on Sunday afternoon, Wright hopped in an Uber headed toward the west side of New York State.

Shareece Wright takes 550 mile trek to make it to a voluntary practice.

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The San Bernardino native called an Uber to travel from Chicago to Orchard Park, N.Y. Cost: $632.08, not including a $300 tip. "But starting June 29th, Bills players - along with Buffalo residents - will also be able to start a trip in Buffalo".

Twitter users praised Wright's dedication, which has set the bar fairly high for other players.

Wright's Bills contract doesn't include a workout bonus, CBS Sports pointed out, and his salary with the Bills is $775,000 for the season.

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