UPDATE 7:16 p.m.: Reed has returned for the Redskins.
A player with a lengthy injury history, Jordan Reed exited the Redskins game against the Rams during the second half with a chest injury. Reed was spotted on the sideline with his pads off, surely a dispirting sign for Redskins fans.
The injury came on a relatively busy day for Reed. Prior to hurting his chest, he had six catches for 48 yards.
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Washington's offense got bogged down without Reed on the field, as well as running back Rob Kelley.
Remember, too, that Reed opened Redskins training camp on the PUP list and did not practice until a few weeks into the session. He was dealing with a toe injury that the team solved by using special orthotics in his shoes.
Reed has never played a full 16-game season. His best year came in 2015 when he played 14 games and had nearly 1,000 yards receiving to go with 11 touchdowns.
One of the elite talents at the tight end position, Reed's biggest issue is durability.