Jets sign Ed Reed

Mitch Stringer-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Jets have signed safety Ed Reed. Reed was released this week by the Houston Texans.

After being released by the Houston Texans on Tuesday and clearing waivers on Wednesday, safety Ed Reed signed with the New York Jets today. To make space on the roster, the Jets released defensive end Ricky Sapp.

Reed appears to be at the end of his career, with the Baltimore Ravens choosing to not bring him back this past offseason, and now the Texans releasing him after having demoted him the previous week. The move could be a good one for the Jets, however, as head coach Rex Ryan is a defensive minded coach, who could find a way to wring out the last bit of juice Reed may in his tank. If not, the team will simply release Reed and move on.

Interestingly, the move from Houston to the Jets will give Reed a second chance to play his former team this season. The Texans visited the Ravens in Week 3 this year, and the Jets travel to Baltimore in Week 12.

The Miami Dolphins have their entire two-game home-and-home series remaining against the Jets this season, Week 13 at the Jets and Week 17 in Miami.

For more on the Jets, including the Reed signing, check out Gang Green Nation.

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