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Ravens wide receiver David Reed's surgically-repaired left wrist passed its first legitimate test of the season.

Just four days removed from being activated from the team's physically-unable-to-perform list, Reed tied Lee Evans for the lead in catches (three) and receiving yards (68) in the Ravens' 31-13 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs Friday night.

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Reed, who tore a ligament in that wrist last December, was delighted by the way his wrist held up against physical contact.

"It feels great to get back to where I was," he said. "Like I said, it's a blessing from God that I'm able to catch the way that I used to be catching before I got the surgery and everything. I was real worried about it. I never had surgery before. I never had an injury like that before, and I couldn't catch the way I normally caught when I did get hurt, and it just feels good that I'm able to catch again like I used to be able to."

Reed dropped the first pass thrown to him by rookie quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the fourth quarter, but the second-year receiver was perfect after that. On that same series, Taylor targeted Reed on three consecutive plays.Reed caught a nine-yard pass that gained a first down. He then drew a pass interference call on cornerback Jalil Brown that moved the offense another 25 yards. Finally, he moved the first-down chains another 18 yards on a crossing route that took advantage of a Kansas City cornerback blitz.

Reed's coup de grace occurred on the offense's next possession when he jumped over cornerback Quinten Lawrence and pulled in a deep ball from Taylor for a 41-yard gain.

"I was running and I looked up at the screen, and I saw the ball in the air," Reed recalled. "So I looked back, and I saw that it was coming towards me. I jumped up and I grabbed it. It was just all reaction. And it was a great ball by Tyrod. It couldn't be put in a better place."

Reed's performance caught the attention of coach John Harbaugh.

"The first drop, obviously, I wasn't too happy with," Harbaugh said. "And then he came back and made the very next catch, and then Tyrod came to him again with a big play. To see the guy come up with that play was really huge. Plus, he drew the pass interference down the left side, right? For only practicing a couple of days, that was great to see."

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