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 times and finished his career with 64. A member of the NFL’s All Decade team for the 2000s, Reed was selected as the 2004 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He should eventually earn entry into the NFL Hall of Fame.

Reed’s last action came in 2013 with the Jets. He spent last season working for Showtime’s Inside the NFL.