Print and Go Back NFL Nation [Print without images]

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Thoughts on Ed Reed and the Patriots

By James Walker

Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed made headlines this week when he said he could "definitely" play for the New England Patriots next season. Reed will become an unrestricted free agent in March and should be a hot commodity on the open market.

Here are some thoughts on this topic from New England's perspective:
Overall, I think the potential match between Reed and New England is a good one. However, Reed will not come cheap as an unrestricted free agent. The Patriots must decide in these next several weeks if the impact of signing Reed is worth losing out on other in-house and outside free agents.