27-Year-Old Linebacker – Atlanta Falcons
2015 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Brooks Reed in 2015. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
2015 ADP: –
Bye Week: 10
Brooks Reed Contract Information:
Signed with the Falcons on a five-year, $22 million contract in March of 2015. Deal includes $9 million in guaranteed money.
Reed (groin) is merely taking part in individual drills during the Chiefs' minicamp, Vaughn McClure of ESPN.com reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Brooks Reed.
Reed will be a starter at linebacker, though it's not known if he'll line up inside or outside. An outside backer for three years in Houston, Reed has been getting reps inside during the 2014 offseason practice sessions. The Texans did add inside linebacker Akeem Dent, who could claim a spot inside, freeing Reed to work outside. However, the outside figures to be clogged up with Whitney Mercilus and Jadeveon Clowney. Reed (11.5 sacks in three seasons) will be somewhere in the mix.
Reed will be a starting linebacker for Houston, likely at outside linebacker on the strong side, but there was some talk of having him play some in the interior. Having him learn the inside stuff will give coaches some in-game flexibility, but the Texans like Reed on the outside.
Reed will start at right outside linebacker for the Texans, where he is a sack threat due to his speed off the edge.
Reed was a defensive end during his years in college at the University of Arizona, but the Texans feel he's well-suited to be an outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defense. There's a good chance he'll be a regular contributor on defense, backing up Connor Barwin and Mario Williams on the edgge.