BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday afternoon that they signed restricted free agent Willie Snead IV to a two-year contract.

The 25-year-old wide receiver previously played for the New Orleans Saints and enters his fourth season with the NFL.

The 5-foot-11, 195 pound Snead has 149 receptions for 1,971 yard and seven touchdowns in his 41 career games.

He recorded a career high 72 receptions and four receiving touchdowns in 2016.

A Ball State graduate, he originally signed with the Cleveland Browns as a rookie free agent in 2014. He also spent time on the Carolina Panthers’ practice squad before joining the Saints.

RELATED: NFL Draft Preview: Ravens Positional Needs And Potential First-Rounders

This may alter the decision-making for the Ravens ahead of their first-round NFL draft pick Thursday night.

The draft begins at 8 p.m.

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