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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed has replaced Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots on the red carpet at Sunday's Oscars ceremony, according to ESPN.. Reed will be conducting interviews for the Rich Eisen Podcast on NFL.com, a role that Gronkowski was supposed to fill.
It's been a tumultous offseason for Gronkowski, who re-broke his forearm in New England's AFC divisional playoff win over Houston. After the season ended, Gronkowski has been pictured partying in Las Vegas and generally calling attention to himself off the football field (which has been a trend throughout his career).
Reed is an extremely charismatic player that has talked retirement in recent years, though that news seems to have been tabled this offseason as Reed enters free agency. Could this potentially be a open audition for a future career in TV like former teammate Ray Lewis? We'll see, but I bet Reed will be entertaining in his role on the red carpet, and hopefully he doesn't focus too much on the wardrobe choices of the celebrties.
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Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is working the Red Carpet at the Oscars for NFL Network. It looks like the Super Bowl Champion and All-Pro is having a great time with it.
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Ed Reed has hit the Oscars red carpet to do a bit of schmoozing with the stars, as well as conduct interviews for the Rich Eisen Podcast on NFL.com.
getty images Sunday at Daytona International Speedway. A field of 43 cars will look to claim the victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season opener. The race is 200 laps, 500 miles around Daytona’s 2.5 mile track.
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New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski is not shy. The man is known almost as much for his over the top, hard-partying personality as he is for his skill on the football field. That's probably why the Rich Eisen Podcast wanted him as its Oscars correspondent on the red carpet this Sunday.
The big man would have no trouble approaching anyone. Heck, half the time they...