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The Houston Texans have made it no secret that they desperately want to bring veteran All-Pro safety Ed Reed on board. On Thursday, everyone from the Texans official Twitter account to defensive coordinator Wade Phillips was gushing over the team’s decision to fly a private jet to pick Reed up and bring him to Houston for a meeting. It’s starting to look like Reed could sign with the Texans, but did rapper Pitbull delay the team’s plans? According to Around the League, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle told “NFL AM” on Friday morning that the Texans had to cut their meeting with Reed short on Thursday so they could get out of Reliant Stadium before more than 70,000 fans piled in for the Pitbull concert. Despite the inconvenience, McClain said he still expects Reed to sign with the team. “I don’t think they would have done that if they didn’t think they had a good chance to keep him, they don’t want to send him home on Southwest,” McClain said. On Friday morning, ESPN’s Adam Sche...
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Baltimore Ravens free agent safety Ed Reed visited with the
Houston Texans yesterday. Reed thoroughly enjoyed his stay with the Texans, and
told reporters, including John McClain of The Houston Chronicle, that interest
between he and Houston is mutual.
“It’s mutual,” Reed said about his interest in the Texans.
“Both of us are contenders and want to get a championship,...
The Baltimore Ravens aren't done losing veteran players just yet. Safety Ed Reed, a Raven since being drafted in the first round of the 2002 NFL Draft, is set to visit the Houston Texans on Thursday. Houston lost one of its starting safeties, rising star Glover Quin, to the Detroit Lions in free agency on Wednesday.
John McClain of the Houston Chronicle first reported Reed&...
For the past two days, it appeared that long time Ravens icon and future hall of famer Ed Reed was ready to join the mass exodus of free agents to leave Baltimore. But after receiving a contract offer from the Houston Texans after a lengthy visit, rumor has it that he is returning to Ozzie Newsome to see if his only employer at this level in his career will help him to retire as...
Ed Reed may be headed to Houston. The veteran safety was picked up by Houston Texans owner Bob McNair and other team officials prior to a meeting on Thursday.
Reed had been a large part of the Baltimore Reavens defense for a decade but with the team in salary cap trouble has become expendable.
The Texans would pair Reed with Daniel Manning who would operate as the teams strong safety...
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed visited with the Texans on Friday and left without a deal. Houston is expected to continue negotiations with Reed but don't count Baltimore out.
Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports the Ravens have remained in contact with Reed, according to a person informed of those talks.
The person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the negotiations...
USA TODAY Sports
Star safety Ed Reed was greeted with some southern hospitality this week as he met with the Houston Texans. Reed left Houston without a deal or an offer, and that now gives the Baltimore Ravens one more shot at the future Hall-of-Famer for him to return.
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome expects to meet with Reed’s representatives this week at the owners meetings...
Guest Spot from Tx Cleaver…….
Complaining is easy. Pointing out problems is even easier. Texans management is paid to do neither. They are tasked with finding solutions for current problems, and avoiding future issues. In that context, let’s look at their decision to let Glover Quin walk, and make a run at Edward Earl Reed, Jr.
Texans issues relative to defense and...
Ravens free agent safety Ed Reed has left the Houston Texans' offices without agreeing to terms as he completed his two-day visit, according to league sources.
Negotiations will continue over the weekend, per a source, but no deal is regarded as imminent.
One source said that Reed's agent, David Dunn, is shopping the Texans' offer around the NFL. It was expected...
The Houston Texans are pulling out all the stops during safety Ed Reed's free-agent visit. He took owner Bob McNair's private jet to Houston and was escorted to the Texans' facility by general manager Rick Smith, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday.
"This is classy, man," Reed said. "This is Southern hospitality. It's a great...
After much anticipation and talk of free agent safety Ed Reed signing with the Houston Texans on Friday, it was all quickly shot down when Reed left home for Atlanta with no deal.
Day 4 Notes
- The Texans signed their only restricted free agent in Andrew Gardner who was an offensive tackle on the roster last season.
- Free agent running back Justin Forsett has signed...
Updates on free agent Ed Reed visiting the Houston Texans.
Ed Reed has landed in Houston w/ his financial advisors Brad Davis and Brad Schwartz. Texans trying to woo him twitpic.com/cbbjxa
— Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) March 14, 2013
Ed Reed arrived n Houston escorted by GM Rick Smith. They’re headed 4 Reliant Stadium.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 14...
Free agent safety Ed Reed is leaving Houston with no deal in place with the Texans.
The nine-time Pro Bowl safety departed Reliant Stadium on Friday after two days of talks. Reed arrived in Houston on Thursday aboard team owner Bob McNair's private jet and had a full day of meetings. The team announced on its Twitter site Friday morning that Reed was back in its offices at Reliant...
Despite rumors that the New England Patriots might be interested in free agent S Ed Reed, nothing has materialized on that front. On Friday the Patriots moved to secure another veteran at the safety position, inking 33-year old Adrian Wilson to a deal. Wilson, a 12-year veteran and four-time All-Pro, was released by the Arizona Cardinals in a cost cutting move.
Wilson is a large...