The seventh documented concussion of Jordan Reed’s football career is still affecting him six months later. According to a report from The Athletic Charlotte, Reed is still in concussion protocol from a helmet-to-helmet collision that occurred during a preseason game against the Atlanta Falcons in August.
Reed did not play a snap in 2019, as the team placed him on injured reserve in October. The tight end is under contract through 2020, as Reed enters the final year of a five-year, $46 million extension he signed with the team in 2015.
Washington #Redskins HC Ron Rivera told @JourdanRodrigue that TE Jordan Reed is still in concussion protocol. The concussion happened on August 22 in a preseason game vs. Atlanta. This was the play…
— Sports ON Tap (@SONTHighlights) February 18, 2020
But whether he’s on the roster or not is uncertain, as NBC Sports Washington’s JP Finlay reported that Reed’s tenure is likely over in Washington. NBC Sports Washington’s Julie Donaldson reported Monday that she doesn’t expect Reed to return to Washington, either.
“Do we have our tight end? Probably not,” Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said on Redskins Nation on Feb. 4. “That’s a big question mark.”