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Kubiak Responds To The Release Of Ed Reed

By JULIE TAKAHASHI, SportsRadio 610
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Houston (CBS Houston)- The story Tuesday was the abrupt news that the Texans had released future Hall of Famer Ed Reed.

Wednesday, Kubiak was asked about the rumor of Reed being released due to his comments about the team being ‘outplayed and outcoached’ last Sunday in their 27-24 loss to the Cardinals.

“No, that’s just part of it,” Kubiak said. “When you’re sitting in the position that we’re in right now, obviously there’s a lot of disappointments, so every little thing gets magnified but the bottom line is playing football.”

Kubiak went on to explain that he did have an opportunity to speak with Reed and that he wanted to be “fair” to the veteran safety.

“In all fairness to him, like I told him, in respect to his career and what he’s done and for us to be in a situation where we’re playing him 8-10 plays and that was going to continue with the way we’re doing it right now, I thought it was fair to him to give him an opportunity to play somewhere else or do whatever he wanted to do,” Kubiak continued.

Reed’s role had become diminished as a situational player two weeks ago. He played in seven games for the Texans and started in five.

“It all gets back to football,” Kubiak said. “There’s a lot said, this and that. I talked to Ed yesterday, we’re playing young guys and we really like the way D.J.’s (Swearinger) playing and Shiloh’s (Keo) playing. His role became diminished, especially the last few weeks.

Reed began his offseason missing time with the team after having surgery on his ailing hip. He returned in Week 3, the beginning of the seven game losing streak.

“That’s how we came to the conclusion,” Kubiak said. “He and i talked bout it yesterday and we’ll continue with these young guys who have been doing a good job.”

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