Jeff Reed

Are the Steelers desperate enough at kicker to give Jeff Reed another chance?

Are the Steelers desperate enough at kicker to give Jeff Reed another chance?

Former NFL kicker Jeff Reed has tried for some time to get a job with his old team, the Pittsburgh Steelers, since getting cut after the 2010 season.

Maybe the timing is finally right.

The Steelers have been having their woes at Reed's position this year. After losing two kickers to injury during the preseason, the team traded for veteran Josh Scobee, who missed two key kicks in the fourth quarter and appeared to have lost his coach's confidence during a 23-20 overtime loss to Baltimore on Thursday night.

After the game, Reed tweeted: "Let's keep this simple...bring me back...

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