Brian Griese

Ed Reed through the years

Ed Reed through the years

April 20, 2002: A season removed from winning their first Super Bowl, the Ravens take Reed, a play-making free safety out of the University of Miami, with the 24th pick in the 2002 Draft. Then minority owner Steve Bisciotti wanted University of Florida cornerback Lito Sheppard, but General Manager Ozzie Newsome stuck to his draft board.

Sept. 30, 2002: In a 34-23 home victory over the Denver Broncos, Reed picked off Brian Griese for his first career interception and also blocked the first punt in Ravens’ history.

Feb.8, 2004: Playing in his first Pro Bowl, Reed blocks a punt and returns it 23 yards for a touchdown. Reed made...