Jordan Reed, TE, Redskins
|TE - #59||WAS||Injured Reserve||2 years||23||6'2||236|
2013 Outlook: Super Sleeper (high risk/potential)Last updated on Oct-21-2013 by Ben Standig
Update (10-20): The breakout is official. In Week 7, Reed burned the Bears for 134 yards and a touchdown on nine receptions. Forget just beating out Fred Davis (which the rookie has done with ease over the last month), now we're looking at the Redskins' second primary target after Pierre Garcon and a TE1 level player going forward.
Update (9-19): Through two games it's been the rookie Reed and not the veteran Davis producing as the Redskins TE. In the second half of Week 2's loss at Green Bay, Reed played 21 snaps compared to five for Davis. Not a full-blown changing of the guard, but a scenario to watch for sure.
Profile: Embracing the trendy two-TE plan sweeping the NFL, Washington drafted Florida's Reed in the third round. Essentially, the 6-foot-2, 236-pound target is a WR masquerading as a tight end (i.e. not much of a blocker), but he's certainly good at that pass catching thing, having hauled in 45 receptions for 559 yards and three touchdowns during a down season for the Gators offense. Seeing as starter Fred Davis is recovering from an Achilles injury and the Redskins' WR 2/3 positions are not locked down by studs, there is room for an emerging talent to shine. Is that guy Reed? Eh, probably not initially, but if he flashes enough potential he could make Davis expendable next offseason, which is why keeper and dynasty league owners should track Reed's training camp progress.
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