ASHBURN, Va. (WRIC) — Thursday afternoon, Washington Redskins head coach Jay Gruden announced tight end Jordan Reed is diagnosed with a concussion. Reed did not participate in Wednesday’s team practice for further evaluation after experiencing symptoms on Tuesday.
He is now in the NFL’s concussion protocol, his status for Sunday’s Week 6 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles (3-1) is uncertain. Gruden has yet to rule Reed out for the game.
Reed has a history of concussions, having been diagnosed with four during his career at the University of Florida and his time in Washington. He missed two games last season with a concussion.
This season Reed leads the team with 33 receptions for 316 yards receiving and two touchdowns, and since 2015 has caught 13 touchdowns, one more than top receivers Desean Jackson and Pierre Garcon combined in that same period of time.
The Redskins (3-2) are currently in the midst of a three game win streak with their most recent win coming over the Baltimore Ravens 16-10; the Eagles dropped their first game of the season last week against the Detroit Lions, 24-23.
Kickoff for the contest between the two NFC East rivals is set for 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 16th.