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49ers announce signing of TE Jordan Reed to a one-year deal

Aug 9, 2020 at 1:04 PM--

The San Francisco 49ers today officially announced they have signed tight end Jordan Reed to a one-year deal.

News of the signing was first reported on August 3 by Adam Schefter of ESPN.

Below is a rundown provided by the 49ers Communications staff.

Reed (6-2, 242) was originally drafted by Washington in the third round (85th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft. Throughout his seven-year career (2013-19), he has appeared in 65 games (35 starts) and registered 329 receptions for 3,371 yards and 24 touchdowns. Reed has also started one postseason game where he recorded nine receptions for 120 yards and one touchdown. A member of the Pro Football Writers of America's All-Rookie team in 2013, Reed was also a 2017 Pro Bowl selection after finishing with 66 receptions for 686 yards and six touchdowns in 12 games played (eight starts). In 2015, he set a Washington franchise record for the most receptions (87) and receiving yards (952) by a tight end. A 30-year-old native of New London, CT, Reed attended the University of Florida, where he appeared in 36 games (33 starts) and registered 79 receptions for 945 yards and six touchdowns to go along with 77 rushing attempts for 328 yards and five touchdowns.

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