INDIANAPOLIS — The Baltimore Ravens signed Willie Snead absent from the New Orleans Saints final 12 months as a restricted cost-free agent, and the broad receiver promptly designed a great perception with his new group.
“Willie Snead was pretty reliable,” Ravens mentor John Harbaugh stated on Wednesday at the NFL incorporate. “I imagine he was a reliable, transfer-the-chains receiver for us.”
Snead finished 2018 with 62 receptions for 651 yards. Those people aren’t eye-popping quantities, but they designed him Baltimore’s primary receiver. That was also far more generation than any Saints receiver in addition to Michael Thomas.
“He designed some major, major performs for us,” Harbaugh stated. “Nobody works more durable than Willie Snead.”
The 26-12 months-previous Snead was a remarkably effective participant for the Saints in 2015 and 2016 just before he was dealt with a suspension, harm and absence of taking part in time in 2017. The Saints made available Snead the least expensive restricted tender final offseason and then declined to match the Ravens’ give of two yrs for $7 million. New Orleans as a substitute signed Cameron Meredith, who was a restricted cost-free agent with the Chicago Bears, to a two-12 months $9.5 million offer, and Meredith performed in just six online games, catching 9 passes for 114 yards just before heading on hurt reserve.