Joe Reed



Experience: 2 years

Height: 6-0

Age: 25

Weight: 224 lbs

College: Virginia



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108/14/2022RamsL 22 - 2946115.2411



  • Signed with the Bears on Jan. 19, 2023
  • Enters his fourth season in the league and first with the Bears in 2023
  • Has played in 11 career games with the Chargers, where he was selected in the fifth round (151st overall) of the 2020 NFL Draft

2020 SEASON (Chargers):

  • In his rookie season, appeared in 11 games
  • Contributed on both offense and special teams, proving to be an asset in the run game and kick return phase
  • Finished the season with five rushes for 29 yards (5.8 avg.), along with a rushing score, as his 21 kickoff returns for 435 yards (20.7 avg.), with a long return of 46 yards, paced Los Angeles
  • At Cincinnati (Sept. 13): In his NFL debut, returned a kickoff 46 yards, giving the Bolts offense quality field position for a drive capped by a Joshua Kelley rushing TD
  • Vs. Kansas City (Sept. 20): Returned four kickoffs for a career-high 85 yards
  • Logged first career rushing attempt, gaining eight yards on an end-around on first down
  • At Tampa Bay (Oct. 4): Inactive
  • Vs. Jacksonville (Oct. 25): Recorded his first career TD, finding the endzone on a seven-yard run to close out the first quarter, leading to an eventual Chargers win
  • At Denver (Nov. 1): Logged one kickoff return for a gain of 26 yards, contributing to 62-percent of the team's special teams snaps
  • Vs. Las Vegas (Nov. 8): Returned three Raiders kickoffs for an average return mark of 23.2 yards-per-return
  • Earned two rushing attempts, gaining a net of seven yards
  • At Miami (Nov. 15): Logged four kickoff returns for a 20.0- yard average with a long return of 31 yards
  • Vs. N.Y. Jets (Nov. 22): Returned one kickoff for 17 yards, giving the offense starting field position at their own 24-yard line
  • On kickoff coverage, secured his second special teams tackle of the season, doing so on kickoff coverage
  • At Buffalo (Nov. 29): Returned four kickoffs for a 14.8-yard average, with a long return of 23 yards
  • Vs. New England (Dec. 6): Inactive…vs. Denver (Dec. 27): Continued to contribute on special teams
  • At Kansas City (Jan. 3): Contributed on both offense and special teams in the season finale, helping the Bolts finish out the 2020 season with four-consecutive wins, including three-straight against AFC West Division opponents