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Willie Snead IV

Willie Snead IV

WR - SF

Height: 5' 11"Weight: 205 lbsAge: 29College: Ball State

2022 Outlook

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WR Rank: 24th
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Willie Snead IV is signing with the 49ers

Veteran WR Willie Snead is signing with the San Francisco 49ers.

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.

Sammy SchulmanAug 5, 2022
Willie Snead works out with Houston Texans

Free agent WR Willie Snead was brought in for a workout with the Houston Texans.

Fantasy Impact

Snead went undrafted out of Ball State in 2014 before starting his career with the New Orleans Saints. He had 1,879 receiving yards and seven touchdowns in his first two seasons, but since then has declined in production while playing for three teams in the last three seasons. Snead has cracked the top-70 fantasy WRs once since 2017 and would likely be playing at best third-fiddle in Houston if he were signed.

Willie Snead IV signs one-year deal with Raiders

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Raiders are signing WR Willie Snead IV to a one-year contract.

Fantasy Impact

Las Vegas lost Nelson Agholor to New England but they also signed John Brown. Additionally, Henry Ruggs III, Hunter Renfrow and Bryan Edwards are still around. It's shaping up as a situation to avoid for fantasy purposes.

Willie Snead visiting the Las Vegas Raiders

Per Adam Schefter of ESPN, the Raiders are meeting with WR Willie Snead IV.

Fantasy Impact

The potential remake of the Las Vegas WR corps continues as they host Snead. The Raiders have already signed John Brown, re-signed Zay Jones, while cutting Tyrell Williams and losing Nelson Agholor in free agency. In 2020, Snead, 28-years old, played in 13 games and totaled 33 receptions for 432 yards and three TD's. If signed, the veteran WR would provide some needed experience and depth.

Willie Snead IV (ankle) is out for Week 17

Willie Snead IV, who has been battling an ankle injury, will not play in Week 17's matchup against the Bengals.

Fantasy Impact

Snead IV has been a reliable target for Lamar Jackson this year, although not an especially eye-popping fantasy player. His absence should open up some additional opportunities for Marquise Brown though.

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