The Washington Redskins have signed TE Jordan Reed to a five-year, $50 million extension, according to Adam Schefter.
- Pro Football Talk reports that Reed receives $22 million guaranteed as part of this agreement.
Washington made it clear that signing Reed to a long-term extension was among their priorities this offeason, so this shouldn’t come as a big surprise.
Reed, 25, was taken in the third-round of the 2013 NFL draft by the Redskins. He was in the final year of his four-year, $2.7 million rookie contract and was set to make a base salary of $600,000 for the 2016 season.
In 2015, Reed appeared in 14 games for the Redskins and caught 87 passes for 952 yards receiving and 11 touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 5 tight end out of 67 qualifying players.