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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's scheduled visit with Houston.
The Ravens have already lost starting linebackers Dannell Ellerbe and Paul Kruger in this week's free agent signing spree. The team traded wide receiver Anquan Boldin on Monday and released popular safety Bernard Pollard on Wednesday. Veterans Ray Lewis and Matt Birk are both retiring. Reed would be another major loss to a close locker room. At 35, Reed stressed that he had no intention to retire throughout the 2012 season.
Houston has reached the AFC's Divisional Round two straight years, including 2011, when the Ravens eliminated the Texans in Baltimore.
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After going his entire career without an agent Ed Reed has finally hired one, in David Dunn of Athletes First.
As reported by ProFootballTalk a league source with thorough knowledge of the market for safetys believes the 49ers could be the ones to scoop up Reed.
With the addition of an agent by the veteran safety’s side, Dunn can engage in talks with teams in advance of the...
Ravens’ safety Ed Reed has finally hired an agent by selecting David Dunn to represent him.
According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, a league source told him that he believes Reed could end up landing with the San Francisco 49ers.
Reed would be a nice fit for the 49ers, since it looks like they’re going to lose Dashon Goldson in free agency.
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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,...
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...
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Already with Anquan Boldin in their pocket, the 49ers could be dipping into the Ravens well again soon. San Francisco could make a strong play for free agent safety Ed Reed.
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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...
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 Charles Woodson is expected to visit with the San Francisco 49ers, who reportedly have interest in signing the veteran.