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According to NFL.com’s Albert Breer it looks like Ed Reed will be playing football for the Houston Texans. In a text from Reed to Breer, he told him that he plans to sign with Houston. Reed played his whole career in Baltimore looks to close that chapter after winning a Super Bowl as a Raven.
Last week Reed went to Houston to talk with the Texans front office, but he did not agree to deal. Now it seems that he has agreed in principle to play for the Texans.
John Harbaugh, who coached Ed in Baltimore, texted NFL.com about Reed leaving the team. In his text he wrote, “Ed is a great friend and player. I will always appreciate our time together.”
With early reports coming out of the deal, Reed will plan to make around $4 million per year for three years.
When Harbaugh was at the NFL owners meetings this week reporters asked him if he thought Ed would came back to play in Baltimore. John told them, “On the hopeful scale, I’d say it’s of high hope. It’s high on the measuring stick. We’ll just have to see how it works out.”
As the Texans were courting Reed to play for them last week. Miami alums and Texans players Andre Johnson and Chris Myers went out to dinner with Reed to help convince him to play in Houston.
The Ravens are losing players left and right to free agency. So far Anquan Boldin, Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe, and Bernard Pollard are gone. Some current Ravens players are upset at this new Ravens trend.
Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith went on Twitter to voice his concern saying, “No Reed or Ray in Baltimore????? This season is gonna be weird.”
The Super Bowl hangover is going to be a lot much harder to avoid for the Ravens with all these notable players going to play for other teams.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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.
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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...
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
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I think Mike Loyko of NEPatriotsDraft summed it up well:
I would have loved Ed Reed in New...
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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...