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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed admitted that he feels the effects of playing football, but he’s OK with them because he knew what he was getting into.
“I feel effects from it,” Reed said Tuesday at Super Bowl Media Day, per NFL.com. “Some days, I wake up and I’m like, ‘Where did my memory go?’ But I signed up for it.”
Reed was asked if Junior Seau signed up for the pain and suffering he went through.
“Did he sign up for it?” Reed said. “Yeah, he signed up to play football. … Junior gave everything he had to football. I’m sure he’s looking down and has no regrets.”
Reed says every player has signed up for the effects of the game of football.
“Football has been like this for ages. … It’s going to be a violent sport. You are going to have repercussions from that. But every player that plays this game and will play this game signed up for it. We signed up for it. We know what could happen. … That’s the life we choose to live.”
I hope Reed feels the same way in ten year
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After the AFC Championship Game between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots ended, we got the impression that a lot of the guys in purple and black despise Tom Brady and company. Despite the fact that Brady may have tried to cleat him during the game, Ed Reed does not sound like he is one of the Ravens players who dislike the Patriots.
With Reed set to become a free agent...
Prior to the Baltimore Ravens’ playoff run, veteran
linebacker Ray Lewis announced that he would retire following the 2012 season.
It’s carried him through to the Super Bowl, and Lewis continues to say he’ll
hang up his cleats following this weekend’s final game of the season. However,
long-time teammate Ed Reed is skeptical about Lewis’ retirement talk, according
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