Ed Reed’s speech at the Pro Football Hall of Fame was so Ed Reed. It was unpredictable and heartfelt.
Reed started crying before he even unfolded the notes he brought to the stage, which he said he wrote while sitting in the audience watching the Hall of Famers who spoke before him.
Reed touched on a wide variety of subjects, both lighthearted and serious, and thanked many people who helped him along the way.
Here are 10 top moments, in chronological order:
- When Ed took the stage smoking a huge cigar