Redskins place Jordan Reed on Injured Reserve

Ben Krimmel
October 12, 2019 - 1:35 pm

The Washington Redskins have placed tight end Jordan Reed on Injured Reserve, the team announced Saturday.

Reed, who sustained a concussion during the Redskins' Week 3 preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons, has not played during the 2019 NFL Season. Placing him on IR now likely means he will not return this season and puts his future playing career in further doubt.

The Redskins tight end had been free of concussions since 2016 but had suffered at least six during his seven-year professional career with Washington. 

Before the Redskins' Monday Night Football matchup with the Chicago Bears, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported there are people within the Washington organization and people around the NFL who are concerned Reed will not be able to play football again. 

Falcons safety Keanu Neal was fined $28,075 for the unnecessary roughness penalty which resulted in Reed's latest concussion. Neal was not ejected from the game for the hit. 

Washington announced they had signed safety Jeremy Reaves from the practice squad to take Reed's spot on the active roster. 

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