Reed's interception marks preserved at HOF

01/01/2005

Reed_Ed_ActionBaltimore Ravens' safety Ed Reed was named the National Football League's 2004 Defensive Player of the Year by the Associated Press following a record-breaking season.

Reed's accomplishments have been preserved in Canton, Ohio as mementos from his record performances have been added to the Pro Football Hall of Fame's extensive collection.

Reeds RecordMost recently, the shoes he wore and the ball he intercepted (right) to set the single-season mark for interception return yardage has arrived in Canton. Earlier in the season, the shoes he wore on a NFL record 106-yard interception return was donated to the Hall of Fame.

Reed intercepted a league-high nine passes for an astonishing 358 yards this year. In three NFL seasons, the former first round pick from Miami, has accumulated 21 interceptions which he has returned for 657 yards and two touchdowns.

Most Interception Return Yards, Season

358 - Ed Reed, Baltimore Ravens (2004)
349 - Charlie McNeil, San Diego Chargers (1961)
303 - Deion Sanders, San Francisco 49ers (1994)
301 - Don Doll, Detroit Lions (1949)
298 - Dick "Night Train" Lane, Los Angeles Rams (1952)


Ed Reed's Record-Setting Season, 2004

Date Opponent
Int
Yds
Lg
TD
Sep. 12 @Cleveland
0
0
0
0
Sept. 19 Pittsburgh
0
0
0
0
Sept. 26 @Cincinnati
2
90
50
0
Oct. 4 Kansas City
0
0
0
0
Oct. 10 @Washington
0
0
0
0
Oct. 24 Buffalo
1
14
14
0
Oct. 31 @Philadelphia
0
0
0
0
Nov. 7 Cleveland
1
106
106
1
Nov. 14 @New York
1
78
78
0
Nov. 21 Dallas
1
2
2
0
Nov. 28 @New England
0
0
0
0
Dec. 5 Cincinnati
1
21
21
0
Dec. 12 New York
1
6
6
0
Dec. 19 @Indianapolis
0
0
0
0
Dec. 26 @Pittsburgh
0
0
0
0
Jan. 2 Miami
1
41
41
0
Totals  
9
358
106
1

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