If anyone should be an expert on safety, hits and the NFL, you'd think it'd be Ed Reed.
Well, at Super Bowl Media Day on Tuesday, Reed not only noted the dangers that he and all players face, but also raised some eyebrows with comments about a deceased player.
According to ESPN, when asked about former NFL linebacker Junior Seau, Reed said, "Did he sign up for it? Yeah, he signed up for it.
"Junior gave everything he had to football. I'm sure he's looking down and has no regrets."
Seau was found dead in his home in May of last year, having shot himself in the chest according to police. He also reportedly suffered from brain damage, and his family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the NFL last week.
During Media Day, Reed left no ambiguity that players understand the dangers of their chosen profession. He was asked several questions regarding concussions, and left no doubt of the realities of their effects. Reed even noted that he's already feeling some of the downside that...