Posted November 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick isn't saying whether the team would be interested in released Houston Texans safety Ed Reed. Belichick has been complimentary of Reed in the past. Quarterback Tom Brady once said the coach wanted to adopt Reed. Reed is a nine-time Pro Bowl selection with the Baltimore Ravens who was relegated to a backup role after hip surgery in his first season in Houston. The Texans released him Tuesday after he criticized the coaches subbing for Gary Kubiak following his mini-stroke. Belichick told reporters on a conference call Wednesday that whenever a player is released the team evaluates whether he could help the Patriots. Belichick says New England's safeties have been ''pretty solid'' this year.

Jets announce team officially has signed safety Ed Reed

We bolstered our secondary THURS, agreeing to terms with Ed Reed a day after the veteran S cleared waivers. — New York Jets (@nyjets) November 14, 2013 ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported that the Jets were “on the verge” of signing Reed, so it appears as though the deal came together rather quickly. Reed is expected to participate in the Jets Thursday practice. The fact that...

Top Five Landing Spots For Safety Ed Reed

After the Houston Texans loss on Sunday, Ed Reed spoke with the media."We were ouplayed. Outcoached."He's made barely any impact this year, but Reed felt he still needed to voice his opinion. Was it a shot at the coaches? Maybe. Was it true? Yes.The ex-Raven-turned-Texan looks to have some gas left in the tank, but will any team want to take a flier on the 11-year vet...

Jets interested in Ed Reed?

When the Houston Texans let safety Ed Reed go earlier this week, we all knew someone would pick him up. While his former team, the Baltimore Ravens, aren’t interested in a reunion, the New York Jets reportedly want to bring the nine-time Pro Bowler aboard. Jets head coach Rex Ryan was the defensive coordinator of the Ravens during Reed’s best years in Baltimore. The eight-time...

Ed Reed cannot intercept the New York Jets’ playoff dreams

ESPN New York’s Rich Cimini says the Jets are interested in pursuing free safety Ed Reed. Shortly after inking a three-year contract worth $15 million to become a Texan, the 35-year-old Reed blindsided Houston and underwent minor hip surgery in March to repair a small labral tear. The Texans ultimately released Reed on Tuesday following seven unproductive games as an employee in...

Reed released over comments?

Did Ed Reed get released by Houston because of his critical remarks? The Texans released the nine-time Pro Bowl safety Tuesday , just two days after he publicly criticized the team and said Houston had been outplayed and outcoached. On Friday, he expressed his displeasure at not starting. Reed also missed the first two games after hip surgery. Interim coach Wade Phillips, the...

Ed Reed Cut By Texans After Calling Out Coaches

Ed Reed has been a classy guy throughout his career. Ever since he was a first round pick out of Miami in 2002, Reed had been a leader on the Ravens, a general on the field behind Ray Lewis. He quickly built up a reputation as a hard hitting safety with a very high football IQ that saw him record 61 interceptions, 11 forced fumbles, and 13 defensive touchdowns in his career. Not...

Houston Texans release veteran S Ed Reed

Houston Texans Beat Writer John McClain tweets this afternoon the the Texans have released veteran safety Ed Reed this afternoon. Reed joined the Houston club this past offseason after signing a 3-year deal worth $15 million with $6 million guaranteed. His base salary for 2013 was $3 million dollars. Reed struggled to get on the field this season while dealing with a hip injury and...

Veteran safety Reed joins Jets

The New York Jets and nine-time Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed agreed to terms on a contract Thursday, reuniting coach Rex Ryan with one of his favorite players. The 35-year-old Reed was released Tuesday by Houston, cleared waivers Wednesday and joined the Jets a day later. He was with his new Jets teammates on the practice field wearing a green No. 22 jersey; his familiar No. 20 is currently...

Ed Reed released by Texans

Just two days after saying his team was “outcoached” in their loss to the Arizona Cardinals, safety Ed Reed has been released by the Houston Texans, per John McClain. Texans are releasing Ed Reed today. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 12, 2013 Ed Reed had been demoted to playing in the dime package as the […]

Ed Reed: Expectations with the New York Jets

Ed Reed: nine time Pro Bowler; eight time all pro; 2004 Defensive Player of the year; sixty-one career interceptions, including a record nine in the post season and a pick six in last year’s Super Bowl; undoubtedly, a future Hall of Famer. Quite the resume. His past pedigree aside, what can Ed Reed bring to the 2013 New York Jets? Honest Perspective: Now 35 years young and a...

Jets Sign Safety Ed Reed Well, Ed Reed’s joblessness didn’t last long as the New York Jets have come to terms with the former Texan and Raven, according to Adam Schefter.   Jets now have announced they reached agreement with S Ed Reed. He will practice with team today. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 14, 2013 Reed, who was most recently with the Houston Texans, was demoted...

Texans Release Ed Reed

Probably wasn’t wise for Reed to criticize the coaching staff. Texans are releasing Ed Reed today. — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 12, 2013 After 27-24 loss to Arizona, Ed Reed said the Texans were "outplayed" and "outcoached." On Monday, he said, "I spoke the truth." — John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) November 12, 2013 If Reed clears...

Ed Reed clears waivers, now a free agent

Ed Reed went unclaimed on waivers. Now a free agent. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) November 13, 2013 For those of you keeping track at home, safety Ed Reed is now officially on the market after every NFL team decided to pass on the opportunity to claim him off the waiver wire. The 4pm deadline has passed and this now leaves Reed as an unrestricted free agent who can sign...

Jim Irsay Talks Signing Ed Reed and Having Him Play Wide Receiver, Defensive Back, and Special Teams--and Twitter Reacts!

Jim Irsay is a special kind of owner. The man makes himself readily available on Twitter, holds contest all the time, and doesn't hesitate to say anything and everything about his team through the popular social media outlet. You may not always understand what he says but you have to love a guy that is willing to put himself out there like that. One of his latest tweets--well...

Texans Cut Ed Reed, Foster To I/R

The Houston Texans parted ways with safety Ed Reed, and placed Arian Foster on I/R in two moves that caught some by surprise.
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