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Raiders Release Wide Receiver Willie Snead IV

Per his request, Las Vegas Raiders release wide receiver Willie Snead IV.

Wide receiver Willie Snead IV’s tenure in the Silver and Black has come to a close.

Entering the bye week, the Las Vegas Raiders released the veteran wide receiver.

According to Adam Schefter, Snead requested his release via his agent due to a lack of playing time.

During the first seven games of the season, Snead caught only three passes for 32 yards. Snead played in 38 snaps on offense and was deep in the depth chart.

Snead was playing on a one-year contract with Las Vegas. He signed with $987,500 guaranteed with a $137,500 signing bonus.

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Prior to his arrival in Las Vegas, Snead played his last three seasons with the Baltimore Ravens.

Snead will not be subject to waivers due to his veteran status. He will be able to sign with another team immediately and join another team if an offer comes his way.

As for the Raiders, the release of Snead opens another spot on their roster.

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