How the 2013 Ravens departures fared in Week 17
The Ravens faced many challenges when it came to roster management after winning Super Bowl XLVII. As a result, the Ravens had to let a few key players from last season go. Here is a look at how those players still in the NFL, performed in the final week of the regular season.
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Ed Reed( Charles Trainor Jr., MCT / December 29, 2013 )
Why did he leave? After 11 seasons with the Ravens, Reed was wooed by the Houston Texans in a public courtship that ended in March with Reed signing a three-year deal valued at $15 million with a $2 million signing bonus.
Week 17 highlights: Ed Reed returned an interception in the fourth quarter in the 20-7 win over the Dolphins. The Jets did not reach the playoffs. After the game, Reed said he is not retiring.
Week 16 highlights: Reed had an interception but didn't register another stat in a 24-13 win over the Cleveland Browns.
Week 15 highlights: Reed had three tackles (two solo) in the Jets' 30-20 loss to the Carolina Panthers.
Week 14 highlights: Reed finally experienced his first win since celebrating the Super Bowl victory with the Ravens in February. The Jets beat the Oakland Raiders, 37-27, and Reed snagged an interception and added three tackles in the win.
Week 13 highlights: Reed got the start again but he continues to wait for his first victory this season as the Dolphins beat the Jets 23-3.
Week 12 highlights: Reed had five tackles (one solo) and one pass defensed in his second return to Baltimore this season, but he also allowed Jacoby Jones to score on a 66-yard touchdown in the third quarter.
Week 11 highlights: Reed was released by the Texans last week and a few days later signed with the Jets. He started for the Jets and made three tackles in the 37-14 loss to the Bills.
Week 10 highlights: Reed didn't register a tackle as he came off the bench in a 27-24 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.
Week 9 highlights: Reed had two tackles as the Indianapolis Colts came back to defeat the Texans, 27-24.
Week 8 highlights: Bye
Week 7 highlights:Reed had two tackles in a 17-16 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, who remained undefeated.
Week 6 highlights: The Texans continue to implode. Reed had four total tackles in the 38-13 loss to the St. Louis Rams.
Week 5 highlights: It wasn't a good night for the Texans as the San Francisco 49ers walked away with a 34-3 win. Ed reed had two combined tackles.
Week 4 highlights: Reed made two solo tackles as the Texans allowed the Seattle Seahawks to come back and beat the Texans 23-20.
Week 3 highlights: Reed made his Texans debut facing the Ravens for the first time since signing with Houston. Reed's presence was more of an impact for fans then on the field. He had three tackles in the 30-9 loss to the Ravens.
Week 2 highlights: Reed did not play for the second straight week as he continues to rehab his hip. The Texans managed to beat the Titans.
Week 1 highlights: Reed was inactive for Monday night's game between the Texans and the San Diego Chargers. Reed is continuing to heal from scar tissue that developed as a result of offseason surgery on his hip.