Steelers place franchise tag on PK Reed

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m.
Posted By PFW staff

After agreeing to terms on a new contract with NT Casey Hampton, the Steelers announced Thursday that PK Jeff Reed has been designated as the team's franchise player.

Reed, a nine-year veteran, has played in 117 games during his NFL career. He ranks second on the Steelers' all-time scoring list with 855 points, converting 189-of-227 FG attempts (83.3 percent) and 288-of-292 point-after tries (98.6 percent).

He finished with 122 points in ’09, converting 27-of-31 FG attempts (87.1 percent) and all 41 point-after tries. Two of his FG misses were from 50 or more yards.


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