The Packers have agreed to terms with former Chiefs defensive tackle Jarran Reed, a source confirmed to
. NFL Network first reported the signing.
He spent 2021 with the Kansas City Chiefs and is on the move after one year. According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, Reed is signing to the Green Bay Packers after visiting them today.
The 6-foot-3, 313-pounder totaled 43 tackles, 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery in 17 games with the Chiefs. He’s played in 89 games as a defensive lineman.
Reed got selected in the second round (No. 49 overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
His best seasons in Seattle came in 2018 and 2020. Reed combined for 88 tackles and 17 sacks in both years.
Reed has 217 tackles, 23.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, two fumble recoveries, and six pass deflections in his career.
Before turning pro, he played at the University of Alabama under Nick Saban from 2014 to 2015. As a junior college transfer, Reed became a fan favorite on the defensive line in Tuscaloosa.
He posted 111 tackles, 11 stops for loss, two sacks, seven breakups, and eight quarterback hurries in 29 games.