Found November 14, 2013 on Rumors and Rants:
When the Houston Texans let safety Ed Reed go earlier this week, we all knew someone would pick him up. While his former team, the Baltimore Ravens, aren’t interested in a reunion, the New York Jets reportedly want to bring the nine-time Pro Bowler aboard. Jets head coach Rex Ryan was the defensive coordinator of the Ravens during Reed’s best years in Baltimore. The eight-time All-Pro has cleared waivers and can now sign with any team. While a few years ago Reed would have been scooped up immediately, he’s 35 and the Texans thought he has lost some speed. Current Jets free safety, Dawan Landry has played well this year, but is more suited to playing strong safety. And the team’s current strong safety, Antonio Allen, has struggled all season, especially in coverage. Signing Reed to play center field for the defense while also quarterbacking things on that side of the ball would make a lot of sense for Gang Green. Reed spent the first 11 years of his career with the Baltimore Ravens ...
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