Jordan Reed injury update: Redskins tight end (concussion) placed on injured reserve

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The Redskins' season is already in a tailspin, and it looks like it's only going to get even tougher for the team moving forward after the latest news regarding tight end Jordan Reed.

Washington announced Sautrday that Reed was placed on the injured reserve as he continues to deal with the effects of a concussion.

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Saturday's move marks Reed's third straight season on the IR and fourth overall since 2013. He'll be eligible to return in Week 14.

The news also comes just days after Washington fired coach Jay Gruden, who was in the midst of his sixth season at the helm in D.C.

Reed's been sidelined since suffering the injury after taking a hit from Falcons safety Keanu Neal during a preseason game on Aug. 22. It is the seventh time Reed's suffered a concussion in his seven-year career.

The 29-year-old's dealt with a rash of injuries during his time in the NFL and hasn't played more than 14 games in a season.

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In 2018, Reed played in 13 games, catching 54 passes for 558 yards and two touchdowns before a toe injury in Week 14 ended his season.

The Redskins (0-5) take on the Dolphins (0-4) on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET.

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