Steelers rookie safety Gerod Holliman models game after Ed Reed

Steelers fans might cringe when they read seventh-round safety Gerod Holliman's answer to who his football inspiration was growing up.  "Ed Reed," Holliman told Steelers.com, referring to the eight-time All-Pro from the bitter rival Ravens. "We have the same style of play and he is known for intercepting the ball. Throughout my career I have been blessed to be in position to make...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Rookie S Gerod Holliman Inspired By Former Ravens S Ed Reed

If Pittsburgh Steelers rookie safety Gerod Holliman can come even remotely close to playing like the player that he considers to be his inspiration, the orginization will no doubt have found a true late-round gem. Holliman, who was drafted by the Steelers in the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Louisville, named former […] Steelers Rookie S Gerod Holliman Inspired By...
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Terrell Suggs is still about business (video)

Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs might have come into minicamp overweight or not at his “fighting weight” as he puts it, but that didn’t affect him on the field last week. Suggs still showed that special quickness, agility, strength and veteran-like swagger throughout drills over the course of the three-day minicamp. He’ll still have to take these next several...
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Andre Johnson: An All-Miami Hurricane Team Could Win the Super Bowl

It has been awhile since the Miami Hurricanes have been counted among the elite of college football, but even in the down years the U is still turning out plenty of NFL caliber talent. Seven players off of last year's squad are on NFL rosters. Over the years a number of NFL greats have come out of the school. Jim Kelly did pretty well for himself as did Reggie Wayne, Michael Irvin...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baltimore Ravens, Reed not calling it quits.

All too often we see professional athletes try to extent their careers instead of accepting when it is time to retire. I understand that there is a distinct passion for playing the game, but when is enough, enough? The time and place has come for the Former Ravens’ safety to leave the game in purple. On Sunday afternoon, Former Ravens player Ed Reed was greeted with the ever so...
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Florida Football: Randy Shannon proving to be a good hire

The offseason for Florida Football has been eventful to say the least. The Gators gained a new head coach in Jim McElwain, who replaced Will Muschamp. One of McElwain’s best moves as Florida’s new head coach thus far has been hiring former University of Miami alumnus and coach Randy Shannon as the co-defensive coordinator, linebackers coach and associate head coach. Shannon has...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Will 2015 Be The Year The Loss Of Baltimore’s Defensive Stalwarts Is Finally Felt?

With many of their recent defensive stalwarts moving on in recent years, whether it be Ray Lewis, Ed Reed or Haloti Ngata, the bottom line remains in that the NFL is a business and the writing was on the wall for the aforementioned Baltimore Ravens. But with several key pieces on the defensive side of the ball creeping up […] Will 2015 Be The Year The Loss Of Baltimore’s...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chargers QB Philip Rivers honored by a future Hall of Fame safety

Ed Reed outsmarted even the best gunslingers during his Hall of Fame-worthy career.The best passer he's ever faced? It's close, but San Diego's current one is right up there at the top."Philip Rivers was always tough to go against, I thought," said Reed, who retired Thursday.As a Raven, Reed owned an advantage over Rivers and the Chargers. Since becoming a starter in 2006, Rivers...
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May 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Draft recap; plus top-5 St. Louis Rams wide receivers

Here’s a recap of what you may have missed this past week. cover32 Rams Local Content - Grade Day: St. Louis Rams draft grades stir up controversy (READ) - Fascinating summer ahead for St. Louis Rams offensive line (READ) - St. Louis Rams wide receiver makes one-handed catch during backflip (READ) - Top 5 St. Louis Rams wide receivers on the current roster (READ) You may also...
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May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Lewis compares his relationship to Ed Reed with two Disney characters

After the retirement of Ravens legendary safety Ed Reed, former teammate Ray Lewis has been able to explain their relationship in terms of Disney characters. The Ravens twitter account shared Lewis’ interesting analogy. Ed Reed On Ray Lewis: "It was like Mufasa and Simba." pic.twitter.com/qPdnkJ1eOt — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 7, 2015 That works. AROUND COVER32 Bold...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Miami star Ed Reed calls it a career

Former Miami safety Ed Reed signed a one-day contract with the Baltimore Ravens and announced his retirement from the NFL, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Reed spent 11 seasons with the Ravens, where he made nine Pro Bowls and won a Super Bowl, before splitting his final season with the New York Jets and Houston Texans.Reed intercepted 64 passes as a professional...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed receives high praise during retirement press conference

Former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed, who announced his retirement yesterday, had a 50-minute meeting with reporters today during which he spoke heartfelt words about the city of Baltimore, as well as received high praise from those who knew him best. Raven’s General Manager Ozzie Newsome said of Reed during the opening speech, “the next time I’m standing next to him like...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed retires as a Raven—next stop, Hall of Fame…

The safety who spent 11 seasons with the Ravens (2002-2012) and one with the Texans and Jets (2013) will be on the Ravens’ 90-man roster until 4 p.m. Friday, then will be placed on the team’s reserve/retired list. On Thursday, May 7, 2015, Reed signed his final contract and officially retired as a Baltimore Raven. Reed was special at the safety position. Tough, athletic, smart—...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed pokes fun at the Browns in retirement presser

By Vincent Frank Former Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday after 12 Hall of Fame-worthy seasons. Reed made one pretty hilarious comment about the Cleveland Browns during the retirement press conference. Reed on favorite QB to play against: "Every quarterback in Cleveland I loved. Cincinnati, too. Pittsburgh was always a tough team to play...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens pay tribute to Reed with highlight video

Ed Reed officially called it a career as a member of the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday after not seeing any NFL action in 2014.  The nine-time Pro Bowl safety spent 11 seasons in Baltimore before spending a final lackluster campaign with the Texans and Jets in 2013.  Reed holds the NFL record for career interception return yards and was voted The Associated Press 2004 NFL Defensive...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed’s greatness will forever live on in Ravens Nation (video)

Thank you, @TwentyER. https://t.co/lc0W0DKvku — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 7, 2015 Former NFL safety Ed Reed has either gotten tired from the back and forth thoughts of retirement or he’s just eager to be honored with the Baltimore Ravens’ Ring of Honor. It could be neither of the two. Reed might have simply come to the realization that his time as a pro football player...
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May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed to retire on Thursday as member of Ravens

Ed Reed will officially retire from the NFL on Thursday as a member of the Baltimore Ravens. Reed spent 11 of his 12 NFL seasons playing for the Ravens becoming one of the NFL’s most dominate safeties ever. During his time with the Ravens the now 36-year-old went to nine Pro Bowl’s and was a five-time first team All Pro. During his career Reed led the NFL in interceptions three...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed: end of an era with the Baltimore Ravens

First, it was linebacker Ray Lewis. Lastly, it will be fellow lb Terrell Suggs to leave the Baltimore Ravens. In the middle, as it seemed he was in every defensive play, was free safety Ed Reed, who will officially call it a career on Thursday, ending an era to one of the best defenses in recent time. Reed last played for the Houston Texans and New York Jets in 2013 and was out of...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed’s tweet might have been the funniest prank of the year

As we all know, the first of April marks what we call April Fools’ Day and most people usually see the jokes and pranks coming, but I have to hand it to Ed Reed. I didn’t see this one coming and I’m sure many others would agree. On Wednesday, Reed took to Twitter to announce his ‘retirement.’ “Just made it official!” Reed wrote on his official Twitter account. “Thank...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed Announces His Retirement From NFL

Long-timer Ravens S Ed Reed announced this retirement from the NFL on Wednesday. Just made it official! Thank u guys for all the support! #reeeeedtired — 20 reed (@TwentyER) April 1, 2015 Reed, 36, was a first round pick of the Ravens back in 2002. He spent the first 11 years of his career in ... The post Ed Reed Announces His Retirement From NFL appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Vince Wilfork end up being another Ed Reed for the Houston Texans?

Two years ago, the Texans placed their hope and money on Ed Reed. It didn’t work out. This year, the Texans placed their hopes and money on Vince Wilfork, and they really need it to work out. At the time that Reed came in to Houston, he looked to be at or nearing the end of his prime, but the Texans felt that his Super Bowl experience may be the push they needed to get over the...
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March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Ravens entering their 20th season could be a milestone for a former Raven

The Baltimore Ravens are coming up on their 20th season in the NFL. What better way to celebrate that milestone than to share it with a former Ravens great — a guy who goes by the name of Ed Reed. We’re talking about No. 20 himself. The Ravens would like to induct the future Hall of Famer into their Ring of Honor to combine what will be two milestones. Baltimore is running into...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ed Reed: Suh should have gotten multi-game suspension

Former NFL safety Ed Reed does not approve of Ndamukong Suh being able to play against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday. In fact, Reed feels that Suh shouldn’t even be playing in the divisional round of the playoffs if the Detroit Lions happen to beat Dallas. On the latest edition of Showtime’s “Inside the NFL,”...Read More
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ed Reed asks if hanging with Bieber could hurt Patriots

Ed Reed isn’t a Belieber. Reed originally penciled in the New England Patriots for a win over the San Diego Chargers, but he has since changed course. The longtime safety wonders whether partying with Justin Bieber this week could doom New England’s chances at Qualcomm Stadium. Reed obviously was joking. In fact, he didn’t even seem 100 percent sold on picking the Chargers...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Ravens S Ed Reed: ‘Pittsburgh’s Not Very Good’

Former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed was in attendance Thursday night for 26-6 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at M&T Bank Stadium and in an interview with the Baltimore Sun the future Hall of Famer gave a quick assessment of the visiting team. “You know as well as I do that Pittsburgh’s not very good,” […] Former Ravens S Ed Reed: ‘Pittsburgh’s Not Very Good’...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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