Found March 24, 2013 on Fox Sports Southwest:
Anytime a team signs a big-name free agent, players get excited. When that player is Ed Reed, who is considered one of the best defensive backs of all time, excitement could be an understatement with the Texans. Following the news that the veteran safety had officially signed a three-year deal, star defensive end J.J. Watt went to Twitter to welcome the former Raven: "Haha this is going to be fun. Welcome to the squad @TwentyER." Linebacker Brian Cushing added his own regards shortly after: "Everybody make sure to welcome the best safety in the game @Twenty ER to the Texans bullsonparade." In an interview with other current Texans defensive players expressed enthusiasm about the signing. "I was very ecstatic," cornerback Jonathan Joseph told, "I shot him a text letting him know I was glad to have him onboard and things like that, just kind of hit off a relationship or whatever. I watched him over the years from my time in Cincinnati, and to be honest, I haven't seen a guy like him at the position, just the way he impacts the game and the way he studies the game and knows the game." Of course there will be two players now donning "Reed" on the back of their jerseys in Houston, but linebacker Brooks Reed doesn't seem to mind. "I've seen so many highlights on him," Reed told, "He's just a playmaker, and there's not too many safeties like him out there. He's always around the ball and he's just got great ability." After falling victim on several occasions to a Ravens' defense lead by Reed (the Texans are 1-6 all time against Baltimore), anyone can understand why the Texans are glad to have the nine-time Pro Bowl safety on their side.

Ed Reed takes out full-page ad in Baltimore Sun

For 11 years, Ed Reed put together a Hall of Fame-type career in front of ever-adoring Ravens fans. Now that he's departed, though, the love has been reciprocated. The nine-time Pro Bowl safety, who recently signed a three-year deal with the Texans, purchased a full-page ad in Sunday's edition of the Baltimore Sun, thanking all of Ravens Nation for all of their support...

Ed Reed takes out a full-page ad to thank Ravens’ fans

Former Ravens’ safety Ed Reed decided to take out a full-page ad in the Baltimore Sun to thank the fans of Baltimore for their support over the years, now that he signed with the Houston Texans. A very classy move by a future Hall of Famer.     Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName...

Ed Reed takes out full page ad in Baltimore Sunday paper.

As safety Ed Reed shuts the door on his career with the Baltimore Ravens, he leaves the city with a heartfelt message. Please click here to read this story. The post Ed Reed takes out full page ad in Baltimore Sunday paper. appeared first on Players View.

Reed thanks Ravens fans with ad

Ed Reed, who has signed with the Houston Texans, took out a full-page newspaper ad thanking Baltimore Ravens fans for their support.

Ed Reed thanks Baltimore Ravens fans in full-page newspaper ad

Ballertainment Ed Reed thanks Ravens fans via full-page ad in Baltimore newspaper Ed Reed spent 10 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, and culminated his tenure there with a Super Bowl Championship. Reed closed that chapter and agreed to join the Houston Texans. Friday, he signed a three-year contract worth a reported $15 million. Sunday, in a true act of class, Reed took out a full...

The Assist: Ed Reed takes out full page ad to thank Ravens fans

Ed Reed spent 10 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens including this season’s Super Bowl Championship. On Friday, Reed became one of several Ravens that opted not to return to the Ravens. Reed instead signed with the Houston Texans for a reported three-year contract worth $15 million. Sunday, Reed took out a full-page ad in the Baltimore Sun to bid the city, its fans and the organization...

Breaking News: Ed Reed Signs 3-Year Contract with Texans

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...

Ed Reed takes out full-page newspaper ad thanking Baltimore Ravens fans

After signing a free agent deal with Houston, safety Ed Reed took out a full-page newspaper ad thanking Baltimore Ravens fans.

Ed Reed Has Sights Set On ‘Winning A Championship’ With Houston Texans

  Former Baltimore Ravens star safety and future Hall of Famer Ed Reed knows he’s past his prime at 34-years-old, but he believes he has plenty to offer to the Houston Texans and can help the team reach the Super Bowl. “Everybody knows Father Time catches up with you, but when you have the right people around you, and you understand what you’re doing in your role, you’re...

Ed Reed Introduced As A Texan

I was a stunt double on Django Juan… The Ravens have cleaned house on the defensive side of the ball as they go for a youth movement or something.  Ozzie Newsome is one of the best in the NFL, so I guess you gotta have faith that he knows what he’s doing.  Reed doesn’t have the range that he used to, but he still has a knack for finding the ball.  Wade will get the most...

Life after Reed and Pollard for Ravens...

Pretty wild when a team loses it's HOF free safety and Pro Bowl strong safety in the same year...but somehow the Ravens will have to carry on.         Safety Bernard Pollard agreed to a one-year deal with the Tennessee Titans on Thursday. Pollard was a big part of the Super Bowl-winning team but was released this month. He told ESPN...

NFL News: Baltimore Ravens sign Elvis Dumervil

Your AFC North news du jour: The Baltimore Ravens have agreed in principle to a five-year deal with star defensive end Elvis Dumervil. According to multiple reports, the contract is worth up to $35 million. Of course, just the other week, the Denver Broncos had a free agency snafu with Dumervil. They never intended for the sack-master, who has recorded 37.5 over the past three years...
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