Last week, news broke that Ed Reed wouldn’t be playing in the 2012-2013 NFL season, due to an injury, but according to Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, Reed will be playing this upcoming season.
“Ed is a guy that I trust and really care about,” Harbaugh said. “There’s been no indication that he’s not going to play this year as far as I’m concerned. I don’t worry about Ed. Ed’s a mature guy. He’s a superstar. He’s a first-ballot Hall of Famer. He’s a leader. Ed will be here. We’re counting on him to be here.”
Last week during a radio interview, Reed hinted that he was thinking about retirement from the NFL for some time now, as he said that he was wasn’t 100% sure if he was committed to the upcoming season.
Hours later, Reed, according to the Carroll County Times, added that he still wanted to play football.
“It’s not retirement, it’s about my focus in the offseason, health, family and football,” said Reed, who has been battled hip, neck and shoulder injuries in recent