Free agent WR Bert Reed suspended 4 games, according to report

David Richard-US PRESSWIRE

The NFL nomad has been benched by the league for undisclosed reasons.

Bert Reed, currently a free agent, has been suspended by the NFL for four games, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. A reason for the wide receiver's suspension remains undisclosed.

Reed entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Florida State in 2012, and has bounced around from roster to roster ever since. He initially signed with the Cleveland Browns, but failed to make the 53-man roster. He then joined the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as a member of their practice squad for a couple of days. He caught on with the Denver Broncos' scout team later on in the season before being cut.

Read more about Reed and the Steelers at Behind the Steel Curtain

Reed's most lengthy and successful stint in the NFL began when he signed on with the Steelers' practice squad on Nov. 28. He managed to keep that slot through the remainder of the season and up until the NFL Draft in late April. Draft day brought two new receivers to Pittsburgh, however, and Reed was let go.

More from SB Nation:

Bois: Dante Hall and the legend of the human joystick

DeSean Jackson’s rap single -- with our video remix

Romo wants bigger role in Cowboys’ game planning

On Colin Kaepernick, the ESPY’s and the Dolphins cap

’Hard Knocks’ receives long-term renewal

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.