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Ed Reed

Ed Reed - #20 - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 09/11/1978
Birthplace St. Rose, LA
College Miami (FL)
Years played 12
Drafted 2002, 1st round, 24th pick by Ravens

Similarities between Ravens' Reed, Flacco

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
There are some parallels in the seasons that Ravens QB Joe Flacco and FS Ed Reed have had. 

Reed disses Flacco, Ravens' O-line

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Pro Bowl S Ed Reed took some verbal potshots at several of his teammates, including QB Joe Flacco, on a radio show Monday.

The First Fifteen: Conference championship edition

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm looks ahead to the AFC and NFC championship games and considers the fallout for the losers in the divisional playoff round.

Play of Lewis, Reed key for Ravens in postseason

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
    It wasn't a shock that Ravens MLB Ray Lewis and FS Ed Reed were voted as Pro Bowl starters, given their reputation and skill. Can the two future Hall of Famers be playmakers in January?    

Ravens-Browns matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 3:13 a.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in Sunday's Ravens-Browns game.

2011 midseason All-Pro team

Posted Nov. 08, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers, the no-doubt first-half MVP, was a unanimous pick — no stunner there. But so were eight other players on the PFW midseason team. There are some players who simply are the best at what they do.

Report: Ravens' Reed still on mend

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 11:27 a.m. ET
  Ravens S Ed Reed, speaking at his football camp in Destrehan, La. on Tuesday, told The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune that he's not quite back at full strength.   

Officials find body believed to be Brian Reed

Posted Jan. 26, 2011 @ 10:39 a.m. ET
Louisiana officials have located the body of a man believed to be Brian Reed, the brother of Ravens S Ed Reed who went missing after jumping into the Mississippi River.

Third act for Ravens-Steelers a fitting conclusion

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Steelers meet Saturday in the AFC divisional-playoff round, and that is just, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening.

Flacco, Ravens' 'D' too much for Chiefs

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes and playoff-savvy Baltimore forced five turnovers to beat the youthful Kansas City Chiefs 30-7 in the NFL playoffs on Sunday.

Ravens survive Bengals behind two Reed picks

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
Ed Reed had two interceptions and Ray Lewis recovered two fumbles, part of an opportunistic defensive effort that carried the Ravens over the Bengals 13-7 Sunday.

Reed's powers of anticipation product of study

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 3:47 a.m. ET
The Baltimore secondary has played better recently, and not surprisingly, FS Ed Reed has played a major role in that improvement.   

Ravens clinch playoff berth with 20-10 win over Browns

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco threw two touchdown passes, Lewis and the rest of Baltimore's tenacious defense bottled up Cleveland's Peyton Hillis, and the Ravens clinched their third straight playoff appearance, beating the fading Browns 20-10 on Sunday.

Reed, Ayanbadejo activated from Ravens' PUP list

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
The Ravens have activated FS Ed Reed and LB Brendon Ayanbadejo from the PUP list, making them eligible to play in Week Seven vs. the Bills.

Reports: Ravens will place OT Gaither on I.R.

Posted Oct. 22, 2010 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Ravens will reportedly place OT Jared Gaither (back) on season-ending injured reserve. He has missed all of the preseason and regular season.

Ravens cut QB Smith, WR Williams; shift Reed to PUP

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 4:32 p.m. ET
The Ravens have released former Heisman Trophy QB Troy Smith and WR Demetrius Williams and have placed S Ed Reed on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Report: Ravens' Reed will start season on PUP list

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Ravens FS Ed Reed will begin the season on the physically-unable-to-perform list, NFL Network's Jason La Canfora is reporting. That means Reed will miss at least the first six weeks of the season.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 20, 2013
The nine-time Pro Bowl safety signed a contract with Houston on Friday, a week after leaving town with no deal in place.||||||| The Texans did not disclose terms, though the Houston Chronicle reported it was a three-year deal worth $15 million, with $5 million guaranteed. The move is another blow to Baltimore, where Reed played his first 11 NFL seasons.
Posted March 14, 2013
Reed is back at Reliant Stadium for more meetings with the Houston Texans.||||||| The 34-year-old Reed arrived in Houston on Thursday aboard team owner Bob McNair's private jet and had a full day of meetings. The team announced on its Twitter site Friday morning that Reed was back in its offices at Reliant.
Posted Jan. 24, 2013
Reed intends to return next season.||||||| There was speculation that the 34-year-old Reed might retire after the Ravens complete their Super Bowl run next Sunday. But Reed said Thursday, "I'll be playing next year."
Posted Nov. 20, 2012
Reed avoided a one-game suspension for late hits after an appeal. He instead will be fined $50,000.||||||| Reed was suspended for one game without pay on Monday by NFL vice president of football operations Merton Hanks for his third violation in three seasons of the rule prohibiting helmet-to-helmet hits against defenseless players. The third violation occurred in Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh: Reed's hit to the head of receiver Emmanuel Sanders. Reed appealed the ruling in phone session Tuesday morning with NFL hearing officer Ted Cottrell.
Posted Nov. 19, 2012
Reed has been suspended for one game by the NFL for repeated violations of rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.||||||| The 11-year veteran will miss Sunday's game against San Diego. Reed is suspended for three violations of the player safety rules in the past three seasons. The latest came in Sunday night's 13-10 victory over Pittsburgh when he was penalized for unnecessary roughness in the third quarter for a hit to the head of receiver Emmanuel Sanders.

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