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Former Ravens safety Ed Reed nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Ravens safety Ed Reed nominated for Pro Football Hall of Fame

Former Ravens safety Ed Reed was among the 102 Modern Era players and coaches nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2019, it was announced Thursday.

Reed, who last played in 2013, is in his first year of eligibility along with tight end Tony Gonzalez, linebacker London Fletcher and cornerback Champ Bailey. The Modern Era nominees will be narrowed to 25 semifinalists in November and 15 finalists in January.

A five-time first-team All-Pro over his 11 seasons in Baltimore, Reed is considered a shoo-in to join fellow Ravens Jonathan Ogden, who...

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