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The Houston Texans just couldn’t figure out how to defend Tom Brady and the Patriots’ passing attack in 2012. So, they’re enlisting a new enforcer to help get them over the hump.
Ed Reed agreed to join the Texans on Wednesday, according to Jason La Confora of CBS Sports. The deal is reportedly for two years and La Confora inferred it could pay Reed an average of $6 million per season.
The Texans allowed the Patriots to score 83 points in two games, including a blowout loss in the divisional playoffs, which is why adding Reed could make a significant difference. Reed’s Ravens beat the Patriots twice in 2012 and held them to just 13 points in the AFC Championship Game on their way to the Super Bowl.
The Texans new they needed a top-flight corner to compete with Brady, Peyton Manning and some of the other quarterbacks they’ll face on the road to a championship, so owner Bob McNair made sure money wasn’t an issue.
“We play all of the top QBs,” McNair told NFL Networks Ian Rapoport. We n...
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Looks like Ray Lewis won't be the only long-time Ravens defender who won't be back in Charm City next season.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Baltimore Ravens aren’t very confident that they’ll be able to re-sign free agent safety Ed Reed.
I just don’t see how the Ravens can afford Reed. They’re currenly $9 million over the salary cap, but will need some of that money to sign their rookies in the upcoming...
The Houston Texans showed Ed Reed some southern hospitality last week during his visit to the city, but the two parties went their separate ways without a deal.
The Texans showed Reed hospitality, but didn’t show him the money. The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Texans offered Reed a three-year $12 million deal, and that’s not good enough for Reed. The two sides...
Safety Ed Reed remains unsigned, and it appears his decision
on where to play next season and beyond has come down to two teams, the
Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans.
The Ravens are reportedly still in play for Reed. However,
their real interest in re-signing the veteran is unknown, as is their ability
to fit him into their already tight budget. Baltimore has had to watch several...
Former Ravens safety Ed Reed has officially signed his new contract with the Houston Texans.
“It is truly a great day for our franchise. We announce the signing of Ed Reed as a Houston Texan.” said general manager Rick Smith at today’s press conference.
Texans’ owner Bob McNair is fired up over signing Reed.
“We haven’t had that guy that’s a center fielder and can cover...
Breaking News - Free agent safety Ed Reed, who played eleven seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, has agreed to and signed a three-year contract which is believed to be worth a maximum of $15 million. As reported Wednesday by FFLockerRoom, Reed replaces Glover Quin in the Texans secondary unit who left for the Detroit Lions last week.
NFL Impact - The Baltimore Ravens have been losing...
Season 3, Episode 86 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I talk about Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed leaving for the Houston Texans for starters and then get into talking about the new rule changes that were passed on Wednesday at the NFL owners meetings.
We move on to talk about the Pittsburgh Steelers depth on the Steelers offensive line as we move closer...
Max value of Ed Reed’s deal is about $15 million over three years … And, again, around $6 million in Year 1.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 22, 2013
Ed Reed is getting a 3 year deal worth $15 mil with $5 guaranteed.
— John McClain (@McClain_on_NFL) March 22, 2013
Today the Houston Texans announced the signing of their new safety, Ed Reed. Reed’s contract is a...
I think Mike Loyko of NEPatriotsDraft summed it up well:
I would have loved Ed Reed in New...