Baltimore Ravens Ed Reed Needs a Hug, Or Some Meds

July 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ed Reed, who has stated that he does not go and whine to the press, has done just that yet again.  In an interview at his football camp he stated "It's like a marriage, there are going to be disagreements. You've got to work with that person. When it starts to get too much, you got to pull back [and ask,] 'Is it worth it or should I take a pay cut and be on another team?'" 
I don't want to break it to you Ed, but it's not like a marriage.  It's an employer-employee relationship, it's not 50-50.  If you think it's like a marriage, you better check your contract and see that they can release you at any time without paying you.  Now that I think about it,  it may be like a marriage, one in which Reed signed a terrible prenuptial agreement.
Reed's inner pain does not end with the marriage analogy. He also states "I haven't had the support from the other side as you think has been there."  What support does an employer owe you Ed?  Do ...

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