Nate Davis, USA TODAY Sports twelve: 55 p. m. EST Nov 14, 2013
Q: Reed as well old to help Jets?
The Jets have already faced the best quarterbacks on their schedule, splitting 2 games with Tom Brady as well as the New England Patriots and distressing Drew Brees’ New Orleans Saints in the last outing prior to their Week 10 l8rs.
Reed theoretically provides time to work his way to the lineup as part of New York’s dime and dime packages — while getting his legs underneath him if need be — and could play more center field, especially given Allen’s effectiveness at covering tight ends.
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The Jets (5-4) currently support the AFC’s second wild-card spot, but only face two more established quarterbacks in their final seven games, the particular Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton (Week 15) and Joe Flacco (Week 12), the man largely responsible for the particular ring on Reed’s finger.
Reed’s 11-year stay in Baltimore culminated with last season’s Extremely Bowl victory. But he was not re-upped amid GM Ozzie Newsome’s overhaul of the defense and authorized a three-year, $15 million cope with the Texans on March 22, hoping to serve as a missing puzzle piece for a franchise with its personal championship aspirations.
Nevertheless Reed was not the fast-flowing takeaway machine in Houston he’d been most of his career. He required surgery to repair a partially ripped labrum in his hip April thirty and missed the entire offseason system, training camp and the Texans’ 1st two regular-season games.
Reed had just 16 discusses in seven games this season, andthe nine-time Pro Bowler and NFL’s active interception leader (61) did not force a turnover or even protect a pass.
His inability to make an impact and rumours he wasn’t meshing with the group led to his release from the Texans on Tuesday. Demoted from the beginning lineup, Reed was critical of Houston’s defensive strategy after Sunday’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Reed cleared waivers on Wednesday and needed less than twenty four hours to find his latest gig.
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