3 former Ravens starters who might be done in the NFL

These former Ravens might be out of road in the NFL
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The Baltimore Ravens' ability to build championship-level rosters around Lamar Jackson despite constantly turning over the starting lineup is quite impressive. Baltimore is heading into 2024 with arguably the best offense around Jackson they've ever had and an elite defense on the other side.

The Ravens cut plenty of fat off the roster in the last few years, and they have had to see some of their more prized role players star elsewhere. As tough as it may be to watch these players thrive away from Baltimore, some players have been recast as NFL vagabonds hitching rides between proverbial train cars.

These three Ravens haven't found life in the NFL too rosy after leaving Baltimore. Be it due to injuries, declining performance, or the constant onslaught of Father Time taking a toll on them, none of them have been able to be as effective as they were during their best days with the Ravens.

3 former Baltimore Ravens starters who might be done in the NFL

3. WR Willie Snead

Snead was guaranteed nothing in the pros, and he managed to forge a solid career for himself despite starting from way down in the UDFA miasma. That being said, Saints fans will probably have better memories of him than Ravens fans will.

Snead tried to make some plays down the field during his time with the Ravens, but Baltimore making him one of the starting receivers was emblematic of a time when they were unable to surround Jackson with top perimeter talent. Snead's decline has made it tough to find work in the NFL.

Former Baltimore Ravens WR Willie Snead could be done in NFL

While Snead was tremendous as an undrafted free agent star in New Orleans, he never amassed more than 651 yards in Baltimore and only once topped 400 yards with the Ravens. Snead was Baltimore's leading receiver during Jackson's rookie year, but his play declined when Lamar was installed as the full-time starter.

Snead had bounced between three teams (Raiders, Panthers, 49ers) in three seasons since leaving the Ravens, catching an astounding six passes for 52 yards in that time. Snead didn't make many friends in San Francisco, either. His days as a valuable underneath threat in the pros appear to have gone by the wayside.