Have We Seen the Last of Ed Reed in the NFL?

November 12, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The dark cloud that has settled over the Houston Texans in 2013 has spared no one.
Injuries to running back Arian Foster and linebacker Brian Cushing. Matt Schaub's dumpster-fire season at quarterback. Seven straight losses.
Now the Texans have abruptly cut bait on a future Hall of Famer and their biggest free-agent acquisition. As Tom Pelissero of USA Today reported, Houston is parting ways with veteran free safety Ed Reed.
The question now is whether anyone else wants him.
The 35-year-old Reed signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Texans back in March after 11 years with the Baltimore Ravens. The deal included $5 million in guaranteed money.
For that, the Texans got a cup of coffee. Shortly after joining the team, Reed had surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip. If his performance on the field after returning was any indication, the surgeon also removed Reed's ability to play football.
Reed appeared in seven games for the Texans, making ...

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