Michael Floyd

New Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead embraces fresh start after trying 2017 with Saints

New Ravens wide receiver Willie Snead embraces fresh start after trying 2017 with Saints

From the moment he was informed that the New Orleans Saints were putting the low-round restricted free-agent tender on him, wide receiver Willie Snead IV started considering what other opportunities might be available.

He watched the Ravens growing up and liked the way the organization held its players to a certain standard. He was aware of general manager Ozzie Newsome’s comment that the Ravens were determined to change the look of their wide receivers room. He wanted to be a part of that. He just knew he’d have to wait.

Snead’s first planned free-agent visit to the Ravens on March 21 was postponed because a snowstorm in the Baltimore area wreaked havoc on his travel plans....

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