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Name  Jeff Reed
Born  4/9/1979
Height  5-11
Weight  225
College  North Carolina
12/2/2010 7:04:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the 49ers have signed Reed.
Insight: Reed was released by the Steelers a few weeks ago. This is a sign that Joe Nedney (right knee) is not quite ready to return. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/15/2010 5:54:00 PM
Description: The Steelers are reportedly "contemplating" cutting K Jeff Reed. SOURCE: TWITTER
Insight: Reed missed his seventh field goal of the season on an easy 26-yarder Sunday night against the Patriots. He had been in hot water a couple times in the past for offseason incidents, including an incident involving a paper-towel dispenser and public intoxication. The Steelers are expected to work out free agent kickers on Tuesday.
 
9/20/2010 2:05:00 PM
Description: Reed connected on four field goals Sunday to help push the Steelers past the Titans.
Insight: Reed is tough to trust for the season as a fantasy kicker because he plays his home games in a difficult stadium in which to kick. He's a solid Week 3 option, though, at Tampa. (RapidDraft.com)
 
5/12/2010 11:01:00 PM
Description: The agent for K Jeff Reed is hoping to re-start long-term contract talks with the Steelers on June 1.
Insight: Reed is well-liked by the Pittsburgh brass, so something should get done sooner rather than later. (sportsBuff.com)
 
4/13/2010 9:21:00 PM
Description: Steelers re-signed franchise player Jeff Reed to a one-year, $2.814 million contract.
Insight: As expected, Reed will be kicking the field goals for the Steelers this season, but they don't seem inclined to commit to him long term. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/12/2010 7:59:00 PM
Description: Jeff Reed will sign his franchise tender soon, a league source tells Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com.
Insight: Reed's FG percentage last season was an impressive 87.1% and the Steelers would love to have this concern crossed off their list. (sportsBuff.com)
 
2/21/2010 8:07:00 AM
Description: NFL.com reports that the Steelers' could use the transition tag on Reed.
Insight: The Steelers' want to bring back Reed and offering him the transition tag is definitely an option. (SportsBuff.com)
 
1/5/2010 8:54:00 AM
Description: Reed hit three field goals and added three extra points on Sunday against the Dolphins.
Insight: Reed hit three field goals in each of his last three games and finished the season hitting 27-of-31 attempts. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/30/2009 8:26:00 AM
Description: Reed hit three field goals and added two extra points on Sunday against the Ravens.
Insight: Reed now has eight field goals over his last three games and should be started with confidence against the Dolphins in Week 17. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/22/2009 8:51:00 AM
Description: Reed hit three field goals and added four extra points on Sunday against the Packers.
Insight: Reed has been solid for the Steelers' as he has only one missed field goal over his past ten games. (SportsBuff.com)
 
12/8/2009 1:37:00 AM
Description: Reed hit 1-of-2 field goals and added three extra points against the Raiders on Sunday.
Insight: Reed is now 16-of-20 on field goals so far this season and has minimal fantasy value. (SportsBuff.com)
 
11/30/2009 10:56:00 PM
Description: Reed hit one field goal and added two extra points on Sunday against the Ravens.
Insight: Reed is now 15-of-18 on field goals this season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
11/10/2009 8:56:00 AM
Description: Reed hit four extra points on Monday night against the Broncos.
Insight: Reed did not attempt any field goals during the win and remained at 9-of-12 for the season. (SportsBuff.com)
 
10/20/2009 6:41:00 PM
Description: The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that Reed will paly in Week 7.
Insight: Reed had some off the field issues but it was confirmed that he will play against the Vikings. (SportsBuff.com)
 
Steady6/17/2009 9:46:00 AM
Description: Reed was second in the AFC in field goal efficiency at 87.1 percent. He scored 117 points overall.
Insight: Reed has scored at least 100 points in each of the last six seasons. He did miss a PAT. (SportsBuff.com)
 
1/23/2009 1:11:00 PM
Description: Reed was solid but unspectacular in the AFC Championship Game much like he has been all season. If the game ends up a blow-out by Pittsburgh, he will produce big numbers.
Insight: Reed is not the hot pick for kickers but he is solid and his team is always a threat to win by a large margin. (SportsBuff.com)