Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 10: Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens looks on against the New England Patriots during the 2010 AFC wild-card playoff game at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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 HoustonTexans.com. “That’s when we got aggressive in what we needed to do.”The arthroscopic surgery repaired a small labral tear in Ed Reed’s hip. Texans owner Bob McNair confirmed the All-Pro will miss OTA’s and perhaps the start of training camp. In fact, Reed could be sidelined until the middle of training camp. The Texans, no stranger to injuries, are approaching this injury just like any other.It’s something we’ll have to work through,” said Kubiak. “We’ll get him healthy, and he should be fine.”Houston’s second round pick D.J. Swearinger will greatly benefit from Reed’s absence early in the season. From the University of South Carolina, Swearinger dropped to 57th overall because of a slow f
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