Ed Reed RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Showtime announces that former Ravens safety Ed Reed has joined the cast of Inside the NFL, joining Brandon Marshall.

  • Report: Ed Reed has $50K in cash stolen from his car in Houston

    CBSSports.com "Ed Reed spent most of his career stealing valuable things from quarterbacks. He was reportedly the recent victim of a much bigger theft, apparently having $50,000 in cash stolen from his car. Click2Houston.com reports, via the Houston Police Department, that someone smashed the window of Reed's..." February 13

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    Rich Cimini @RichCimini

    Ed Reed said retiring is a possibility, but he'd like to play another year, especially with the Jets. #Jets

  • Aggravated Ed Reed sounds off on media ‘critics’

    New York Post "Jets safety Ed Reed lambasted the press Friday, accusing it of not understanding the game, trying to stir controversy and tear the Jets apart. In short, he was full of holiday cheer. “Your guys’ jobs is to critique, be critics. That’s why you ask a controversial question — to try to be..." December 21

  • Jets safety Ed Reed: I won’t quit

    New York Post "Ed Reed disagrees with anyone who thinks he is finished. In fact, the Jets safety thinks he’s far from it. “I’ve probably got two more years,” Reed said. “We’ll see, though. We’ll see how it goes.” That seems hard to believe after watching Reed play for the Jets in the last three weeks. He..." December 06

  • Ed Reed calls for Fireman Ed, wants MetLife Stadium 'crunked'

    New York Daily News "Just how bad are things for Ed Reed these days? He hasn’t won a game since last season’s Super Bowl, and he looked like a shell of his All-Pro self in Sunday’s loss in Baltimore. He is so desperate for a win, he is calling for someone to come out of retirement. That someone? Fireman..." November 28

  • Jets’ Reed cuts into rookie’s playing time

    New York Post "The arrival of Ed Reed looks like it will have a dramatic effect on second-year safety Antonio Allen — and not all in good ways. Allen played just three snaps last week for the Jets against the Bills after starting for most of the season. You have to wonder how it will stunt his..." November 24

  • Ed Reed aiming to correct Jets' lingering defensive deficiencies

    Newark Star-Ledger "The most recent panacea to hit the New York sports scene arrived a week ago when the Jets ushered Ed Reed, a 35-year-old safety, through the front door at Florham Park and straight into the defensive backfield. Jets coach Rex Ryan smiled and dared opponents on Nov. 14, the day of the signing,..." November 22

  • Ed Reed: Wade Phillips is 'probably the reason' I was released

    CBSSports.com "Ed Reed's tenure with the Texans lasted two forgettable months. After managing just 16 tackles and no picks or passes defended in eight games, Houston released Reed last week, and two days later he signed with the Jets. Speaking with the media Wednesday ahead of the Jets' matchup with the..." November 21

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Ed Reed open about his disgust for certain Texans' coaches, specifically mentioning Wade Phillips. Said Phillips is reason he's not there.

  • Ed Reed to start for Jets

    Pro Football Talk "When safety Ed Reed signed with the Jets on Thursday, coach Rex Ryan said that the veteran would play right away but that he wouldn’t be a starter. It didn’t take long for Ryan to change his mind. The Jets have announced that Reed will start in place of Antonio Allen on Sunday. He’ll start next..." November 17

  • Rex on Reed: ‘We definitely have a plan for Ed’

    New York Post "A day after Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman said Ed Reed wouldn’t start Sunday, head coach Rex Ryan confirmed the newly acquired free safety will definitely suit up and play against the Bills, and his duties could change depending upon how the game and situations dictate. “He’ll be..." November 16

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Ed Reed went unclaimed on waivers. Now a free agent.

  • Jets, Patriots show interest in Ed Reed after safety clears waivers

    CBSSports.com "Ed Reed has cleared waivers after being released by the Texans and is being courted by the Jets and Patriots, according to sources. The future Hall of Fame safety will receive the remainder of his salary -- $5 million -- from the Texans. Reed returned to his home in Atlanta, where he will..." November 14

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    Chris Mortensen @mortreport

    Ed Reed and Jets on verge of agreement, per league sources.

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    New York Jets @nyjets

    We bolstered our secondary THURS, agreeing to terms with Ed Reed a day after the veteran S cleared waivers.

  • Ed Reed signs with Jets, reunites with Rex Ryan

    New York Post "The Jets and accomplished safety Ed Reed agreed to terms on a contract Thursday, giving the Jets secondary a Hall of Fame boost. Reed reunites with coach Rex Ryan, who was his defensive coordinator from 2005-08 with the Ravens. The Jets added Reed two days after the Texans released him and one..." November 14

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    Drew Dougherty @DoughertyDrew

    The #Texans have released S Ed Reed, and placed RB Arian Foster on injured reserve.

  • 342d
    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Attention, Ravens fans -- your favorite team will not be making a waivers claim for S Ed Reed, per league source.

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Texans are releasing Ed Reed today.

  • Texans release Ed Reed

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans are releasing free safety Ed Reed today. Reed was demoted and replaced by Shiloh Keo in the last two losses to Indianapolis and Arizona. After Sunday’s 27-24 loss to the Cardinals, Reed, who was in on 12 plays, said the Texans were “outplayed” and “outcoached.” On Monday,..." November 12

  • Ed Reed says Texans were 'outplayed and outcoached' in loss

    CBSSports.com "The Texans dropped their seventh straight game Sunday. This did not sit well with Ed Reed, who signed a three-year, $15 million contract this offseason only to miss the first two games with a bum hip. Reed returned to start the next five games but lost his job to Shiloh Keo last week, and he..." November 11

  • Reed didn't initially accept demotion well

    ESPN.com "At first Houston Texans safety Ed Reed gave the stock answer when asked about not starting Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts -- by his recollection it was the first time since 1999 that he was a healthy non-starter in a football game. At first, Reed simply said he knew the plan going into..." November 08

  • Ed Reed's role decreases with Texans, could be cut in offseason

    CBSSports.com "When the Texans signed Ed Reed last offseason to a three-year, $15 million, they were probably expecting something more than one of the league's worst safeties. But through nine weeks, that's exactly what they have. According to ProFootballFocus.com, Reed ranks 72nd out of 85 players at the..." November 08

  • Ed Reed: Football business 'shady'

    ESPN.com "That the NFL knew about the dangerous impact concussions have on players' brains long before publicly acknowledging the link doesn't sit well with Texans safety Ed Reed. "The business of football is shady" Reed told ESPN.com. "The business of football is very shady. The fact that they would..." October 03

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Texans S Ed Reed and WR Andre Johnson both playing today vs. Baltimore.

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Texans coach Gary Kubiak said that Ed Reed is "as close to playing as [he] has been."

  • Texans’ Ed Reed inactive vs. Titans

    Houston Chronicle "Ed Reed is inactive for the second consecutive week. The veteran safety worked out pregame but won’t be available during the Texans’ home-opener against the Tennessee Titans on noon Sunday at Reliant Stadium. Case Keenum Cierre Wood Sam Montgomery Andrew Gardner Cody White and Tim Jamison..." September 15

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Ed Reed made the trip to San Diego with his #Texans teammates to play the #Chargers. But source says he isn't playing. A bit too early.

  • Keshawn Martin to return kicks until Ed Reed recovers

    Houston Chronicle "Coach Gary Kubiak said on Friday that second-year receiver Keshawn Martin will return kickoffs and punts against San Diego. Martin replaced Trindon Holliday who replaced Jacoby Jones last year. Martin averaged 23.5 yards on kickoff returns and 12.1 on punt returns. " September 07

  • Ed Reed doubtful to make Texans debut Monday night

    CBSSports.com "Ed Reed is unlikely to play in Houston's Monday night opener against the Chargers according to a source with the Texans. The future Hall of Fame safety after 11 seasons in Baltimore was signed to help put Houston over the top in the playoffs and add Super Bowl experience and the goal remains..." September 04

  • Decision on Ed Reed’s availability for opener coming early next week

    Pro Football Talk "One of the moves the Texans could make to get down to the 53-man limit is placing safety Ed Reed on the reserve PUP list which would give him six weeks more to recover from his offseason hip surgery. They don’t appear to be going that route though. Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston reports that..." August 30

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    Ed Reed is coming off PUP. Kubiak said he'll make a decision about whether Reed will play early next week. #Texans

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    Tania Ganguli @taniaganguli

    McNair also said he's not concerned about Ed Reed's status for the season. Reed is rehabbing in Atlanta. #Texans

  • Texans Linebackers Whitney Mercilus, Brooks Reed miss practice

    Houston Chronicle "The Texans have been hit especially hard at linebacker with starting outside linebackers Whitney Mercilus (hamstring) and Brooks Reed (knee) sitting out Monday morning along with veteran ILB Tim Dobbins (shoulder) and Evan Frierson (shoulder). Defensive end J. J. Watt was held out of contact..." August 05

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    NFL: AroundTheLeague @NFL_ATL

    Ed Reed told Deion Sanders he is 75-80%. Said if first game was today he wouldn't play....but "If it was the Super Bowl today I'd play"

  • 447d
    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Ed Reed to reporters on his hip: “I couldn’t play today but if it was the Super Bowl I probably would.” Noncommittal on opener.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Texans safety Ed Reed (hip) and running back Arian Foster (calf) were placed on PUP list today.

  • Ed Reed hip injury has Texans guessing when he'll be available

    SB Nation "Ed Reed is recovering from offseason hip surgery, and the Houston Texans still don't know when the safety will be able to return, according to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Last week, Texans general manager Rick Smith said that he hopes Reed will be ready for Week 1 against the San Diego..." July 21

  • Ed Reed: Brady's slide caused injury

    CSN Baltimore "Remember last season’s AFC Championship Game, when Patriots quarterback Tom Brady channeled his inner Ty Cobb? Brady went into a slide on a scramble, but stuck one leg up in the air as Ed Reed approached. The Ravens safety tried to hurdle Brady’s cleats, but couldn’t quite clear him, getting..." June 13

  • Ed Reed doesn’t close the door on missing games

    Houston Chronicle "Texans safety Ed Reed was at the White House with his former team today, being honored by the President for the Ravens’ Super Bowl victory. Afterward, Reed spoke with reporters and was asked about the Texans’ Week 3 matchup against the Ravens. “I plan on being back for Week 1,” Reed said..." June 05

  • Ed Reed Expected To Be At Texans Mini-Camp

    Battle Red Blog "Earlier this month, we learned that Ed Reed had surgery on his hip. Since then, we've read that Reed's been rehabbing in Colorado and, as of last week, Atlanta. Gary Kubiak now says Reed should be at the Texans' facility for the team's mini-camp next month, even if he's not actually practicing." May 30

  • Report: Ravens ‘generally knew’ Ed Reed’s hip was bothering him

    Houston Chronicle "Last we heard from Texans coach Gary Kubiak about safety Ed Reed’s medical condition, Kubiak said the Texans did not anticipate Reed’s hip surgery but went ahead with it once the hip started bothering him. Today, ProFootballTalk.com’s Mike Florio said he’s been told the Ravens knew something..." May 18

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    Nick Scurfield @NickScurfield

    Bob McNair called Ed Reed's surgery a "minor procedure. He'll be ready once training camp starts, maybe the middle" #Texans

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    John McClain @McClain_on_NFL

    Last week, FS Ed Reed underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a small labral tear in his hip. He's expected to be ready for training camp.

  • Ravens PR: John Harbaugh wanted Ed Reed back

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens did want Ed Reed back. That's the message Kevin Byrne, senior vice president, public & community relations, wanted to make perfectly clear in a story recently posted on the team website. Byrne responded to Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston writing, "Ravens coach John..." April 06

  • Ed Reed's full-page ad in Sunday's edition of The Baltimore Sun

    Baltimore Sun "Ed Reed doesn't want to say goodbye, but he does want to say thanks. The former Ravens safety took out a full page ad in the Sports section of today's Baltimore Sun to deliver a message to the fans who have cheered him for more than a decade. The ad reads: Ravens Nation, My eleven..." March 24

  • Should the New Orleans Saints make a play for safety Ed Reed?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After it was reported that the Houston Texans had offered Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed a three-year contract with an average salary of about $4 million a year, should the Saints court Reed and try to sign him? At one point, Reed was considered too expensive for the cap-strapped Saints. But..." March 20

  • Ed Reed agrees to a deal with the Houston Texans

    Baltimore Sun "After saying repeatedly that he wanted to remain with the Ravens, Ed Reed found more money and more interest elsewhere. Reed, one of the Ravens’ defensive standouts for over a decade and one of the most accomplished safeties in NFL history, has agreed to terms with the Houston Texans, according..." March 20

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    Ian Rapoport @

    #Ravens are very pessimistic about the possibility of keeping FA Ed Reed, I'm told. Belief is he wants $4M per year. Doubtful they do that.

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