Ed Reed Injury: Update on Ravens Safety's Hamstring

Richard Langford@@noontide34Correspondent ISeptember 10, 2012

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 23: safety Ed Reed #20 of the Baltimore Ravens warms up before playing the Jacksonville Jaguars at M&T Bank Stadium on August 23, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
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Ed Reed's aging hamstring held up long enough for him to complete yet another interception return for a touchdown but not much else.

 The Ravens safety retreated to the locker room quickly after. 

The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson tweeted the following update. 

Ed Reed went to the locker room, seemed to have a tight hamstring. Corey Graham limped off field with help from trainers

— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) September 11, 2012

Corey Graham is a Ravens defensive back. I have not seen any further updates on his condition.

While the return cost him a measure of health, it also catapulted Reed, 33, into the record books. The Ravens tweeted out this historic tidbit. 

Ed Reed now has 1,497 career interception return yards. That is a new NFL all-time record!

Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 11, 2012

Hamstring injuries are not something that can be rushed back. That almost guarantees further aggravation. 

The good news for the Ravens is that Reed's services for the remainder of this game should not be required. His pick-6 pushed the score to 34-13 as the third quarter drew to a close.