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Willie Snead IV is signing with the 49ers

by Sammy Schulman | Fri, Aug 5th 5:11pm EDT

Veteran WR Willie Snead is signing with the San Francisco 49ers. (Dov Kleiman on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Snead has bounced around the last few years after having his most productive years with Drew Brees in New Orleans. Since then, he had struggled to get his footing with the Ravens before playing in a limited role for both the Panthers and Raiders last season. Snead is most likely being signed as a depth piece, but the competition behind Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk could be open in the 49ers' offense and Snead has shown he has the talent to earn that WR3 status. It is worth monitoring the 49ers' preseason and depth charts to see if Snead deserves a spot on benches in deeper leagues.

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