As the Houston Texans continue to haggle with the agent for veteran free safety Ed Reed after his visit Friday, the Super Bowl champion Ravens haven't closed the door on trying to retain the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year.
To characterize the situation as a true financial competition would be a bit of an overstatement, though.
The Ravens' tight salary-cap situation could preclude them from making Reed a major negotiating priority. Plus, the 34-year's old age, durability concerns and decline in range could work against a reunion with the Ravens.
The Ravens would like to have Reed back, but not for $6 million annually and definitely not for the $7.2...