Jordan Reed

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Jordan Reed
Jordan Reed
Reed with the Washington Redskins in 2016
No. 86 – Washington Redskins
Position: Tight end
Personal information
Born: (1990-07-03) July 3, 1990 (age 28)
New London, Connecticut
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight: 245 lb (111 kg)
Career information
High school: New London (CT)
College: Florida
NFL Draft: 2013 / Round: 3 / Pick: 85
Career history
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
Career NFL statistics as of Week 1, 2018
Receptions: 279
Receiving yards: 2,861
Receiving touchdowns: 23
Player stats at NFL.com

Jordan Q. Reed (born July 3, 1990) is an American football tight end for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Florida, and was drafted by the Redskins in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Early years[edit]

A native of New London, Connecticut, Reed attended New London High School. As a junior, he completed 122 of 222 passes for 1,706 yards and 38 touchdowns. He threw only two interceptions, and also rushed for 370 yards and eight touchdowns. He led New London to an undefeated regular season in 2007, and was a finalist for the 2008 Joe Montana High School Quarterback of the Year. Considered a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was rated the 10th best dual-threat quarterback in the nation.[1]

College career[edit]

Reed accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida, where he played for coach Urban Meyer and coach Will Muschamp's Florida Gators football teams from 2009 to 2012. Originally recruited as a quarterback, he did not appear in any games and was redshirted as a true freshman in 2009. After the 2009 season, he shifted to the tight end position. Reed finished his college career with 78 receptions for 938 yards and six touchdowns. He decided to forgo his final season of college eligibility, and enter the NFL Draft after the 2012 season.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Pre-draft measurables
Ht Wt Arm length Hand size 40-yard dash 10-yd split 20-yd split 20-ss 3-cone Vert jump Broad BP
6 ft 2 12 in
(1.89 m)
236 lb
(107 kg)
33 in
(0.84 m)
10 in
(0.25 m)
4.72 s 16 reps
All values from NFL Combine[3]
Reed during a game against the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013

Reed was drafted in the third round, 85th overall pick, by the Washington Redskins in the 2013 NFL Draft.[4] On May 24, 2013, he officially signed a four-year rookie contract with the team.[5]

2013 season[edit]

On September 15, 2013, Reed recorded his first career touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.[6] This touchdown made him the first Redskins rookie to score a touchdown in the first two games of his career since retired tight end Chris Cooley in 2004.[7] On October 20, 2013, Reed recorded a career-high nine receptions for a career-high 134 yards and a touchdown against the Chicago Bears, setting a new Redskins franchise record for receiving yards by a rookie tight end, as well as recording his first 100-plus yard game.[8] On November 11, 2013, Reed was pulled out of the game early after suffering a concussion in a game against the Philadelphia Eagles.[9] After missing four consecutive games due to headaches after the concussion, he was placed on injured reserve on December 19, 2013.[10][11] Despite playing only nine games, with four starts, in his first season, Reed was named to Pro Football Weekly/Pro Football Writers of America all-rookie team.[12]

2014 season[edit]

On September 7, 2014, Reed exited the season opener against the Houston Texans with a hamstring injury.[13] Reed was sidelined for four more games until Week 6.[14] On October 12, 2014, Reed caught eight passes for 92 yards against the Arizona Cardinals.[15] On November 16, 2014, Reed suffered another hamstring injury during the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[16] The injury sat Reed out for Week 12 game against the San Francisco 49ers.[17] On November 30, 2014, Reed caught nine passes for a 123 yards against the Indianapolis Colts, for his second 100-plus game of his career.[18]

2015 season[edit]

On September 13, 2015, Reed caught seven passes for 63 yards and his first touchdown of the season against the Miami Dolphins, a four-yarder.[19] On October 25, 2015, Reed caught a career-high 11 passes for 72 yards and a career-high two touchdowns against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.[20] The touchdowns were from 3 and 6 yards out, respectively.[21][22] On November 15, 2015, Reed caught two more touchdowns against the New Orleans Saints, a 16-yard reception and an 8-yard reception.[23][24] On November 29, 2015, Reed caught 8 passes for 98 yards against the New York Giants.[25] On December 13, 2015, Reed caught 9 passes for 120 yards and a touchdown against the Chicago Bears for his 3rd 100-plus yard game of his career.[26] On December 20, 2015, Reed caught 7 passes for 84 yards against the Buffalo Bills.[27] Reed caught two touchdowns for the 3rd time this season, one from 3 yards out, and the other from 18 yards out.[28][29] On December 26, 2015, Reed recorded 129 yards off of nine receptions and two touchdowns against the Philadelphia Eagles to win the NFC East.[30] In his first playoff game, Reed recorded nine passes for 120 yards and one touchdown against the Green Bay Packers.[31] He was ranked 77th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.[32]

2016 season[edit]

On May 5, 2016, Reed signed a five-year contract extension, worth $50 million, including $22 million guaranteed.[33] On October 2, 2016, Reed caught nine passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns against the Cleveland Browns.[34] Reed scored two touchdowns in a single game for the 5th time in his career. Reed became the fastest tight end in NFL history to reach 200 career receptions.[35] On October 13, 2016, Reed was diagnosed with a concussion and was sidelined for two games until Week 8.[36][37] On October 30, 2016, Reed caught nine passes for 99 yards and a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals, his 17th touchdown of his career.[38] On November 20, 2016, Reed caught five passes for 79 yards against the Green Bay Packers.[39] Reed's 231 career receptions passed Rod Gardner (227) for 15th on the Redskins' all-time receptions list.[40] On November 24, 2016, Reed caught a season-high ten passes for 95 yards and two touchdowns against the Dallas Cowboys.[41] Reed recorded a 5-yard touchdown and an 8-yard touchdown, scoring his fourth and fifth touchdown of the season (18th and 19th career).[42][43] During the game, Reed suffered a Grade 3 AC joint separation in his left shoulder, keeping him out of the Week 13 matchup against the Arizona Cardinals.[44] On December 20, 2016, in a Monday Night Football game against the Carolina Panthers (in which Washington lost to Carolina), Reed was ejected after punching Panthers safety Kurt Coleman in the helmet; the subsequent penalty pushed Washington out of the red zone and forced them to make a field goal instead. On December 20, 2016, Reed was named to the 2017 Pro Bowl roster, which was his first career Pro Bowl nomination.[45] He was also ranked 65th on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.[46]

2017 season[edit]

Jordan Reed in a game against the Dallas Cowboys in 2017

Missing the majority of the 2017 season while dealing with a hamstring injury, Reed was placed on injured reserve on December 12, 2017.[47] He finished the season with 27 receptions, 211 yards, and two touchdowns over six games.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season Team GP Rec Tgts Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lst
2013 WSH 9 45 59 499 11.1 38 3 0 0
2014 WSH 11 50 65 465 9.3 30 0 1 1
2015 WSH 14 87 114 952 10.9 32 11 3 2
2016 WSH 12 66 87 686 10.4 33 6 1 1
2017 WSH 6 27 35 211 7.8 20 2 1 0
2018 WSH 1 4 5 48 12.0 22 1 0 0
Career 53 279 367 2,861 10.3 38 23 6 4

Postseason[edit]

Season Team GP Rec Tgts Yds Avg Lng TD Fum Lst
2015 WSH 1 9 17 120 13.3 24 1 0 0
Career 1 9 17 120 13.3 24 1 0 0

Personal life[edit]

Reed is the younger brother of former wide receiver David Reed, who was drafted in the fifth round of 2010 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens.[48]

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