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WR Willie Snead - New Orleans Saints

5-11, 195Born: 10-17-1992College: Ball StateDrafted: ---

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Summary

Willie Snead, the son of a high school coach played collegiately at Ball State. In his final two seasons there, he became one of only two Ball State players to have two 1,000 yard receiving seasons. He totaled 223 catches for 2,991 yards, and 26 TDs there. Snead originally signed an undrafted free agent contract in 2014 with the Browns, but failed to make the team. He was then signed to the practice squad at Carolina and eventually wound up in New Orleans in December that same year. He impressed in the Saints pre-season practices in 2015 and eventually became their second most productive wide receiver that season with 69 catches for 984 yards and 3 TDs. He continued that success last year with 72 receptions for 895 yards and 4 TDs, even while Michael Thomas passed him by. He should have more opportunities in 2016 due to the trade of Brandin Cooks to the Patriots. (May 20)

FBG Staff Rankings

WR Redraft - 31, 20, 25, 25, 25, 27, 27, 29, 29, 30, 32, 33, 33, 34, 34, 35, 37, 39, 44
Overall Redraft - 75, 45, 46, 56, 60
WR Redraft PPR - 29, 19, 20, 25, 26, 26, 27, 27, 29, 29, 29, 30, 30, 31, 33, 33, 34, 34, 39, 40, 41
Overall Redraft PPR - 63, 29, 45, 46, 51, 53, 56, 56, 59, 60, 60
WR Dynasty - 37, 29, 34, 35, 37, 48, 50
Overall Dynasty - 79, 52, 63, 75

Stats and Projections

YEARGRSHYDTDTARGRECYDTDFumL
2015 NO 15 0 0 0 101 69 984 3 1
2016 NO 15 0 0 0 104 72 895 4
2017 PROJ-Dodds 16 0 * * 71 * * *
2017 PROJ-Henry 15 0 * * 77 * * *
2017 PROJ-Wood 16 0 * * 70 * * *
2017 PROJ-Tremblay 16 0 * * 70 * * *

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Average Draft Position

Overall: 81
WR: 34
Overall-PPR: 67
WR-PPR: 32

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