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In his NFL debut performance, Washington Redskins rookie tight end Jordan Reed went 0 for 3. He's lucky he still has his hair. This wasn't from the Redskins' preseason opener - Reed missed that game with a sprained right foot - but the skits rookies have to perform for the veterans during training camp. First, Reed was supposed to supply the beat while some fellow rookies rapped. ''I chickened out and I didn't do the beat, so they booed me off the stage,'' Reed said. ''I froze up.'' Given another chance, he was told to perform what he called a ''silly dance,'' but the stage-shy Reed didn't come through again. He was going to play a video on his third try, but the machine didn't work. ''All three times I got booed,'' Reed said. ''So now it's grown to them cutting my hair off.'' By the end of last week, Reed's scalp remained untouched - ''He's got nice hair, so I felt like it was a little too harsh,'' offensive captain Trent Williams said. The third-round pick from Florida was ...
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