Found May 06, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Ed ReedBob Mcnair
TEAMS: Houston Texans
According to Nick Scurfield of, Texans owner Bob McNair says that safety Ed Reed likely won’t be ready for training camp, after undergoing offseason hip surgery. Bob McNair called Ed Reed’s surgery a “minor procedure. He’ll be ready once training camp starts, maybe the middle” #Texans — Nick Scurfield (@NickScurfield) May 6, 2013 This can’t be good for the Texans and Reed since he has to learn a new defense after spending his entire NFL career with the Ravens.  He can study the playbook, but not being able to get on the field reps with teammates is crucial.   Need NFL Tickets?

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Texans didn’t expect Ed Reed to need surgery on his hip

We reported earlier today that Texans safety Ed Reed will likely miss the start of training camp after undergoing offseason hip surgery. Houston head coach Gary Kubiak told Nick Scurfield of that they didn’t expect Reed to have to undergo surgery for his hip when they signed him this offseason. Kubiak on Ed Reed (hip): “We didn’t expect it, but it started...

Wade Phillips worried about Ed Reed

Houston Texans defensive coordinator Wade Phillips admitted that he’s worried about safety Ed Reed after recently undergoing hip surgery. “Anytime a guy’s operated on, you’re concerned, especially at this time of year,” said Phillips. “If it’d have been right after the season, it’d have been different. So there’s a little concern, but the good thing about (Reed...

Texans’ Ed Reed undergoes arthroscopic hip surgery

Houston Texans safety Ed Reed underwent arthroscopic surgery on his hip last week, leaving the team concerned regarding his return timeframe. However, owner Bob McNair told reporters – including Tania Ganguli of The Houston Chronicle – that it was a minor procedure, adding that Reed could be available for the start of training camp. McNair added that even if Reed isn’t available...

Kubiak on Cushing: “Looks like he’s ready to go”

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak told that linebacker Brian Cushing looks healthy and ready to go after tearing his ACL in 2012. “I’m watching him today, he sure looks like he’s ready to go,” Texans coach Gary Kubiak said Monday. “I know that it’s not time to turn him loose yet, but he’s come a long way. What’d he miss, 11 games last year plus two playoff...

Houston Texans: Ed Reed Undergoes Hip Surgery

Texans head coach Gary Kubiak admitted Monday that the organization did not expect Free Safety Ed Reed to need surgery this offseason. The future Hall-of-Famer underwent hip surgery over a week ago.“We didn’t expect it, but it started bothering him,” said coach Gary Kubiak according to “That’s when we got aggressive in what we needed to do.”The arthroscopic...

Gary Kubiak: Brian Cushing ‘looks ready to go’

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AFC South: post-draft stock watch

Houston Texans, RISING: The Texans are rising, but only barely. They have added some very useful pieces in both free agency and the draft. The young infusion of talent, as well as the veteran presence of Ed Reed, should help the defense play quicker. All in all, the Texans are still the kings of the AFC South, and they're on par with the AFC's best. Indianapolis Colts,...

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At the NFL's 2013 Draft, the Baltimore Ravens had some serious shoes to fill. After the announcement of Ed Reed's move to the Houston Texans, probably the number one question on fans minds was how were the Ravens ever going to find a decent replacement for one of their key players. Reed was a legend in Baltimore; a symbol for many fans and the reason behind many of those...

Listen: NFLTR Weekly for May 8, 2013

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