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New London's Jordan Reed Signs Multiyear Deal With Redskins

New London's Jordan Reed Signs Multiyear Deal With Redskins

WASHINGTON — Jordan Reed's route-running and pass-catching skills have never been in doubt — just his durability.

Figuring the tight end's talent outweighs any lingering questions whether he can stay on the field, the Washington Redskins signed Reed to a five-year contract extension Thursday that will start with the 2017 season. It's worth up to about $50 million, including $22 million in guaranteed money.

"It means a lot that the Redskins invested that kind of money into me and think that highly of me as a player and as a person. That means a lot to me," Reed said during a conference call. "I'm going to show them that they made a good...

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