"It really needs to be discussed for a fine to come down like that so harshly for that hit," Reed said. "Over my career and for them to go back to 2010 for me scratching Drew Brees on the head, even the one that happened in Week 2 with Michael Vick, c'mon, man. I'm going for the ball. It's a contact sport. It's a lot that needs to be done with it, man. I'm just glad I can play with my teammates. I'm not happy with the $50 grand, but what can you do?" Reed emphasized that his concern about this episode extends not only to him, but to his colleagues around the NFL.