FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. – Falcons defensive end Brooks Reed has agreed to a restructured contract and will remain with Atlanta for the foreseeable future, according to a report by NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
The Falcons have not announced a deal with Reed.
According to Rapoport, Reed's cap hit of $5.44 million for 2018 has been reduced, which will help the Falcons re-sign other players or become more active in free agency. The 31-year-old defensive end signed a five-year contract with the Falcons in 2015 that is set to expire after the 2019 season.
In 2017, Reed played all 16 games for the Falcons with 14 starts and registered 39 tackles and four sacks. During his career, Reed has started 78 games with 246 combined tackles and 20.5 sacks.
We will add more details to this report should they become available.