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Reed Learns to Love Blocking

Reed Learns to Love Blocking

The type of tight end Jordan Reed wants to be isn't much of a mystery. He wants to be down the field, catching the ball. The blocking part of the position is necessary and he has improved on it, but that doesn't mean he enjoys it. Before moving to tight end, Reed spent his entire career playing quarterback. He's now heading into a season that should find him as a focal part of the offense.

"I was a quarterback before, so I never had to be physical," Jordan Reed said. "Now I'm learning how to block and everything else that goes with it." Reed spent most of the offseason improving his ability to block. He's a skilled, raw athlete who shouldn't have much problem making the transition to tight end. In some work at tight end last season, Reed was impressive. He played the position most...

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